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Geotechnical Engineering - MSc


Newcastle University School of Engineering

Full time & Part time See Course MSc 1 year full time, up to 4 years part time

About the course

The Geotechnical Engineering MSc will give you the specialist knowledge and training to prepare you for professional practice, meeting the national and international demand for geotechnical engineers.

About this course

Our MSc gives you an in-depth understanding of geotechnical engineering. It covers topics associated with the engineering behaviour of soils and rocks, geotechnical design, site investigation and testing, and construction practice. Advanced geotechnical specialisms are also taught, including the application of state-of-the art computational tools in design and the engineering of specialist earth structures such as tailing dams.

Our MSc is designed for both practising professionals and new graduates in:

  • Earth Sciences
  • Civil Engineering
  • Geological

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Entry Requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or an international equivalent, in: earth sciences; civil engineering; geological science; geology; geophysics; maths; physics. 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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