Civil engineering problems require the application of analytical, decision making and critical thinking skills - this course will provide students with the technical knowledge and skills needed to develop these skills. It will also equip students with a range of transferable skills; an ideal combination for a leading career in Civil Engineering.
The MSc in Civil Engineering provides a comprehensive programme of study across a range of subject areas. You may prefer to opt for a more specialised approach by adopting a subject theme and choosing specific modules in the first two semesters with a research project related to the theme.
You may choose from the following subject themes: Geotechnical Engineering Management Pavement Engineering Structural Engineering Transportation Environmental Fluid Mechanics
Students will develop: the ability to communicate ideas effectively in written reports, verbally and by means of presentations to groups the ability to exercise original thought the ability to plan and undertake an individual project interpersonal, communication and professional skills
Previous research projects have included: Weather impact on construction schedules Predicted future climate change trends The use and abuse of GPS in current UK survey practices The utilization of laser scanning system for examination and monitoring of tunnel deformation and structural integrity Life cycle assessment of the M25 highway widening scheme
This degree is accredited by the as meeting the requirements for Further Learning as a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) Undergraduate first degree.