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Engineering Geology - MSc


Course Description

The Engineering Geology MSc responds to a national and international demand for specialist engineering geologists with advanced training in geotechnical engineering. It provides you with advanced conceptual understanding, detailed factual knowledge, specialist technical skills and an awareness of responsibilities to society and the environment.

Your degree will cover areas such as:
-Engineering geology principles and applications
-Site investigation, testing, interpretation and reporting processes
-Analysing diverse geological evidence to assess hazards and risks arising from natural and man-made phenomena
-Geotechnical design

By studying at Newcastle you undertake research with students from civil engineering, geological and other scientific backgrounds. Cross-pollination of academic training and experience is actively encouraged.

Delivery

You will study compulsory modules with a choice of optional modules in blocks of one or two weeks. Assessment is by formal written examinations, course work and oral presentations. You will write up your research project as a dissertation. A full range of teaching methods are used on the course:
-Lectures
-Tutorials
-Seminars
-Open learning
-Group projects
-Computing workshops
-Laboratory
-Fieldwork
-Site visits

Numerous contributions are made to the course by prominent visitors from the construction industry.

At the end of semester two you will benefit from an overseas residential field trip. This allows you to apply your technical knowledge and explore a wide range of exemplar sites.

Accreditation

The course is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) (comprising ICE, IStructE, CIHT and IHIE), as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for students with an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng Honours degree or Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc Honours.

It is also accredited by the Geological Society (GeolSoc).

Visit the Engineering Geology - MSc page on the Newcastle University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in: earth sciences; geological science; geology; geophysics. You must have a maths background. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant professional experience.

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