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MSc Tunnelling and Underground Space

Course Description

This programme will appeal if you’re looking to enter a career in the tunnelling and civil engineering industries.

Our distinctive course format means that approximately 20% of teaching is delivered by guest lecturers from industry, ensuring that the content remains relevant. Specialist subjects and case studies are also presented by experts with first-hand experience.

Modules include:
-Communication and Leadership
-Construction Management
-Finite Elements for Tunnelling
-Geological Investigation and Ground Characterisation
-Health, Safety and Environmental Considerations
-Rock Mechanics
-Tunnel Design
-Underground Construction Methods

You’ll learn from internationally recognised academics and industry experts on a course uniquely developed in partnership with the British Tunnelling Society. At what is fast becoming the UK’s centre of excellence for tunnelling, we’ll give you the state-of-the-art knowledge, understanding and skills to design and build the underground infrastructure of the future.

Visit the MSc Tunnelling and Underground Space page on the University of Warwick website for more details!

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Warwick Engineering Taught Masters Scholarship - 20+ Awards

To be considered for this scholarship you must be an overseas offer holder on any of the following Masters courses shown below:MSc Advanced Mechanical Systems
MSc Biomedical Engineering
MSc Communications and Information Engineering
MSc Energy and Power Engineering
MSc Sustainable Energy Technologies
MSc Tunnelling and Underground Space This scholarship cannot be accepted in conjunction with any other scholarship.Deadline for applications is 23:59 (GMT) on Friday 15 May 2015, with results announced during the second week of June.

Value of Scholarship(s)



The University of Warwick's School of Engineering is delighted to offer up to 20 scholarships, each worth £4,000, to overseas offer holders on all Masters courses.

Application Procedure

To apply for the scholarship, please complete the online application form and upload your CV/Resume. NOTE: If you do not yet hold an offer for admission you will not be considered. To complete the online application form - details of how to do this can be found at: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/eng/study/pg/applypgt/

Further Information


Entry Requirements

2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject. English Language - IELTS 6.5, Band A.

Last Updated

30 August 2016

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