• Ulster University Featured Masters Courses
  • Swansea University Featured Masters Courses
  • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Featured Masters Courses
  • Goldsmiths, University of London Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Cambridge Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Leeds Featured Masters Courses
  • Birkbeck, University of London Featured Masters Courses
King’s College London Featured Masters Courses
Nottingham Trent University Featured Masters Courses
Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Featured Masters Courses
University of Northampton Featured Masters Courses
Swansea University Featured Masters Courses

Geotechnical Engineering, MSc


Course Description

Course Overview

The Geotechnical Engineering MSc will give you the specialist knowledge required to meet the needs of the construction, environmental and extractive industries. You will learn the principles and application of geotechnical engineering in a range of settings.

The course provides an advanced knowledge and understanding of: soils and rocks and their engineering properties; site investigation, testing, interpretation and reporting; construction practice and awareness of safe operation; key aspects of geotechnical design, such as foundations and slopes; application of mathematical methods and computational tools

Once you have graduated will be able to: identify, generate and interpret data relevant to an engineering scenario; employ numerical methods for modelling and analysing problems; select and apply ideas, concepts and data to generate innovative designs; evaluate the quality of data through testing and measurement equipment in field and lab; present and summarise data and critically appraise its significance, using numerical techniques; formulate and test key hypotheses using logical and consistent quantitative or qualitative arguments.

Modules

For detailed module information see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/geotechnical-engineering-msc/#modules

How to apply

For course application information see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/geotechnical-engineering-msc/#howtoapply

Visit the Geotechnical Engineering, MSc page on the Newcastle University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or an international equivalent, in: earth sciences; civil engineering; geological science; geology; geophysics; maths; physics. You must have a maths background.We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant professional experience.If your first language is not English you need an overall IELTS score of 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in all sub-skills).

Email Enquiry

Recipient: Newcastle University
Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.
Email Sent

Share this page:

Cookie Policy    X