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Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time; 2-4 years part-time
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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the Geotechnical Engineering MSc programme at Camborne School of Mines. This prestigious course offers a comprehensive curriculum covering rock engineering, site investigation, and geotechnical data analysis. Delivered by expert faculty members with strong research backgrounds, the programme integrates lectures, workshops, field visits, and practical assignments to enhance learning outcomes. With accreditation from the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, graduates are well-equipped for Chartered Engineer status. The flexible structure allows for tailored learning experiences, culminating in a research project and dissertation. Noteworthy alumni success stories and a global alumni network underscore the programme's reputation for producing industry-ready professionals. Entry requirements include a good honours degree in a relevant field, ensuring a diverse cohort of motivated students. Benefit from state-of-the-art facilities, industry-relevant tools, and career support services at the Cornwall Campus Career Zone. Join us to unlock your potential and thrive in the dynamic field of geotechnical engineering.

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Overview

  • Gain knowledge in rock engineering, site investigation, data capture and data analysis required to understand the issues facing engineers excavating increasingly ambitious and complex underground spaces.
  • Delivered by staff with strong research interests directly related to the topics covered, modules involve a broad range of activities and teaching delivery methods.
  • Camborne School of Mines (CSM) has a world-class reputation and excellent alumni network, allowing our graduates to prosper in their respective fields in all corners of the globe.
  • Take advantage of workshops using the latest industry relevant computational tools, practical activities and group and individual exercises.
  • Blend of rock engineering and geotechnical data analysis modules this programme is highly vocational and specifically aimed at career opportunities for postgraduates.

Accreditation

This degree has been accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) under licence from the UK regulator, the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) undergraduate first degree.

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Entry Requirements

A good honours degree from a recognised university (typically a 2:2 or higher) in a science, earth or environmental science, engineering or maths based subject.

Students applying with Turkish Government sponsorship/funding need to include their project topic as part of the application.

Please visit our entry requirements section for equivalencies from your country and further information on English language requirements.




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