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Civil Engineering and Construction Management MSc

Civil Engineering and Construction Management MSc

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2 years

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Civil Engineering (General) Construction Management (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Online course description

With an ever-changing world where population is on the rise, it is clear that Civil Engineering is at the core of how we live today within communities. The industry is rapidly expanding with a global demand for innovative and quality infrastructure. This online Civil Engineering masters has been designed to be at the forefront of technological developments within the sector giving you the skills to enhance your career and your own personal skill set.

This MSc Civil Engineering and Construction Management programme will help you to combine in-depth knowledge and practical skills with strategic management abilities to prepare for a rewarding career anywhere in the world. Many of our academics are Chartered Engineers with extensive industry links. You will be able to draw on their experience to improve your learning, understanding and career prospects.

What you will study

The online MSc Civil Engineering and Construction Management programme comprises two core 10 credit modules, one core 20 credit module, one prescribed 20 credit module, three optional 20 credit modules and one Independent scholarship worth 60 credits, totalling 180 credits.

We will advise you of your study plan - the running order and availability of the modules - when you are invited to enrol. If we have insufficient numbers of students interested in an optional module, this may not be offered. In addition, where demand is high, some modules may be subject to a cap.


Our MSc Civil Engineering and Construction Management programme will provide you with an ideal platform to undertake professional management roles within the industry sector.

This course will provide valuable skills and knowledge to support your career growth and development in a wide range of roles such as planning, site management, quantity surveying, project design, and project management. Or you may pursue more specialist disciplines such as: Geotechnical Engineer, Structural Engineer, Highway Engineer, Engineering Surveyor, Facilities Manager and Asset Management Engineer.

Throughout the course, you will be able to apply knowledge learnt on the programme directly into your workplace helping you to make a positive impact quickly which will be rewarding on a personal level and will be of great value to your employer or to your own business.


The module will introduce the concepts of flood risk analysis and management within the context of current UK policies and legislation. Current techniques in considering climate change will be presented in outline, as will latest guidance on producing flood risk assessments. The module will focus on river and urban flooding, including hydraulic modelling techniques, and is designed for anyone who requires an understanding of flood risk and its relevance to river management and development planning.

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

You will require at least a 2.2 degree or equivalent in a Civil Engineering or Construction-related discipline. If you don’t have a degree or an accredited degree, we can consider your application if supported by significant industrial experience within the engineering sector. Please include evidence of all experience you have in your application. While the University guidelines on recognition of prior learning (RPL) will be followed, RPL will only be recommended where applicants can present a portfolio of professional work that is deemed to be of an appropriate level.