Civil Engineering, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    19000
    Tuition (Year)
    9500
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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This fully accredited MSc programme helps graduate engineers to acquire advanced capabilities and in-depth knowledge across a range of civil-engineering disciplines, including bridge engineering, construction management, and geotechnical, structural and water engineering.

About

This programme is studied full-time over one academic year and part-time / distance learning for between two to five academic years. It consists of eight taught modules and a dissertation.

This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng(Hons) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree.

We often give our students the opportunity to acquire international experience during their degrees by taking advantage of our exchange agreements with overseas universities.

In addition to the hugely enjoyable and satisfying experience, time spent abroad adds a distinctive element to your CV.

Accreditation

This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng(Hons) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree.

Programme Structure

Structural Engineering Group Modules

  • Steel Building Design
  • Space Structures
  • Structural Mechanics and Finite Elements
  • Subsea Engineering
  • Concrete Building Design
  • Structural Safety and Reliability
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Design of Masonry Structures

Bridge Engineering Group Modules

  • Bridge Deck Loading and Analysis
  • Prestressed Concrete Bridge Design
  • Durability of Bridges and Structures
  • Bridge Management
  • Steel and Composite Bridge Design
  • Long-Span Bridges

Geotechnical Engineering Group Modules

  • Advanced Soil Mechanics
  • Energy Geotechnics
  • Geotechnical Structures
  • Soil-Structure Interaction
  • Deep Foundations and Earth Retaining Structures

Construction Management Group Modules

  • Construction Management and Law
  • Construction Organisation
  • Project and Risk Management

Infrastructure Engineering Group Modules

  • Infrastructure Investment and Financing
  • Infrastructure Interdependencies and Resilience
  • Infrastructure Asset Management
  • Sustainability and Infrastructure

Water and Environmental Engineering Group Modules

  • Environmental Health
  • Water Treatment Optional
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Applied Chemistry and Microbiology
  • Pollution Control
  • Groundwater Control
  • Regulation and Management
  • Water Resources

Dissertation

  • Dissertation Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

Academic Requirements

A minimum of 60 per cent in an honours degree in civil engineering or equivalent accredited to CEng, or a minimum of 70 per cent in an honours degree in civil engineering accredited to IEng.

Overseas equivalent qualifications are also welcome. Alternatively, at least five years’ relevant industrial experience (preferably codified design) or a professional qualification (for example, CEng). Strength in geotechnical engineering also needs to be demonstrated for this programme.

English language requirements

  • IELTS minimum overall: 6.5
  • IELTS minimum by component: 6.0

We offer intensive English language pre-sessional courses, designed to take you to the level of English ability and skill required for your studies here.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 19000 International
  • GBP 9500 EU/EEA
Part-time:
  • UK/EU fees: £1,100
  • Overseas fees: £2,200

Distance-learning

  • Full-time £1,100
  • Part-time  £2,200

Funding

Discounts for Surrey graduates

Thinking of continuing your education at Surrey? As an alumni of Surrey you could be eligible for a 10% discount on our Taught Masters programme fees.

GREAT Surrey Scholarships

Enabling you to gain a deep insight into a specialised field by studying in a research-focused institution with close links to industry, a Masters qualification in Engineering from the University of Surrey gives you a significant advantage in your future career.

For selected postgraduate courses starting in 2015, the University is offering graduates from India the opportunity to apply for one of ten scholarships worth £3,000 through the GREAT Scholarships – India programme.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.