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Geotechnical Engineering - MSc

University of Birmingham    School of Civil Engineering

Full time & Part time September PGDip, MSc, PGCert 1 year full-time; 2-3 years part-time

About the course

Geotechnical engineering is the branch of civil engineering concerned with the behaviour of earth materials. Geotechnical engineers investigate, describe and model these materials to enable safe and economic construction on or in them.

Our Geotechnical Engineering Masters/MSc is designed for recent graduates or experienced professionals, The programme is ideal for civil engineers and geologists seeking to extend their professional scope or specialise in geotechnical engineering.

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant subject (eg, Engineering, Science, Geology or Mathematics). Practical experience will also be taken into account. Evidence of adequate knowledge of English is required.

 Course Content

Where is University of Birmingham


Student Profile(s)

Petros Isidorou

Since graduating in 2004, Petros has worked at Scott Wilson / URS in central Birmingham and now works at AECOM, where he utilises his Geotechnical Engineering degree on a daily basis.

Petros is a postgraduate mentor, you can contact him online with questions or read further about his experience at the University of Birmingham on his mentor page:

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