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About the course

Geotechnical engineering examines the engineering behaviour of earth materials and is relevant to all engineering and construction practices that are concerned with the ground on both a surface level and within it. Geotechnical engineers investigate the ground and measure the chemical properties, evaluate the stability of the area and design earthworks and structure foundations enabling projects to take place.

The programme is multi-disciplinary in nature, and provides students with the knowledge of rock engineering, site investigation, data capture and data analysis required to understand the issues facing engineers excavating increasingly ambitious and complex underground spaces. This course is relevant to students entering or working in a range of engineering careers within the

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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. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic) Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.

For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please see the relevant programme page found in the postgraduate section of our website.


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19 November 2020
University of Exeter Postgraduate Online Open Day



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