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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Engineering

  • Start Date

    September, February

  • Course Duration

    Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years

  • Course Type

    MSc

  • Course Fees

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  • Last Updated

    05 March 2019

Course content

Environmental management in civil engineering projects is of increasing importance throughout the world. This interdisciplinary MSc Civil Engineering and Environmental Management is ideal if you want to establish or consolidate a career in this field. Your engineering studies will develop the critical and analytical skills, and management expertise needed to manage civil engineering projects and implement environmentally sustainable solutions.

A distinctive feature of this MSc Civil Engineering and Environmental Management course is its strength in relevant research, namely sustainability. There is also an opportunity for working professionals to progress towards CEng status through a tailor-made route. This will help you accelerate to the remaining steps of CEng status by working with your employer in the process. This is a unique feature for a Masters course, and significantly reduces the period required to achieve Chartered status.

What you will study

You will study the following modules:

  • Individual Dissertation
  • Advanced Civil Engineering Materials
  • Integrative Project Planning and Management
  • Geo-environmental Engineering
  • Low Carbon Technologies and Sustainability
  • Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering

Optional modules include:

  • Environmental Management
  • ArcGIS Principles and Practice

Teaching

This postgraduate qualification in Civil Engineering and Environmental Management course is delivered in three major blocks that offer an intensive but flexible learning pattern, with two entry opportunities for applicants each year – February and September. You will learn through lectures, tutorials and seminars, as well as guest lectures and seminars with prominent industry experts. You will complete a research project using our excellent laboratory facilities and a dissertation on a chosen topic of interest.

Assessment

Some modules are assessed through coursework, others by a combination of design projects and a formal examination.

If you want to continue working in industry, you can apply to study individual modules as short courses on a day-release or block-delivery basis.

Accreditations

The MSc Civil Engineering and Environmental Management 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) undergraduate first degree*. See http://www.jbm.org.ukfor further information.

* It should be noted that candidates completing the MSc who hold an underpinning accredited IEng degree or a non-accredited bachelor degree will need to apply for an academic assessment to determine whether they will meet the educational base for CEng registration.

Facilities

  • Laser Master-Sizer 2000
  • Thermogravimetric and derivative thermogravimetric analyser
  • Prior Clave environmental chamber 
  • High resolution image microscope
  • Mercury intrusion porosimeter
  • Thermal conductivity equipment
  • Avery-Denison tensile/compressions 600kN load machine
  • Electro-hydraulic test stations
  • Fatigue and non-destructive testing machine
  • Overhead two-tonne gantry crane
  • CBR and Proctor compaction equipment’s
  • Shear boxes and tri-axial testing machines
  • Model pad foundations andretaining walls
  • Pressure testing equipments
  • Open channel flow equipments
  • Surge tank and water hammer apparatus
  • Series / Parallel pump
  • Hydraulic benches

Careers

Whether you are a graduate or a professional with industrial experience, the MSc Civil Engineering and Environmental Management offers excellent opportunities for career progression. You can develop a career as a civil engineer, engineering project manager, or work in the environmental management or health and safety sectors, with leading international consultancies, contractors, or national and local civil engineering companies. Alternatively, you can work as a technical or research and development manager in research, regulatory authorities, local government or non-governmental organisations (NGOs).


Visit the MSc Civil Engineering and Environmental Management page on the University of South Wales website for more details!

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