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Civil Engineering and Construction Management MSc

Civil Engineering and Construction Management MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Construction Management (General) Civil Engineering (General)

Course type


Course Summary

This MSc equips you for a high-level career managing complex civil engineering and construction contracts – from major international projects to locally based private and public partnerships. Boost your professional credibility on a course accredited by the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Institute of Highway Engineers.

We also develop your transferable skills in scholarly writing, research, critical thinking, independent learning, communication and problem solving. Such skills will mean you are ideally placed to engage with continuing professional development and further advanced study in the disciplines of civil engineering and construction management. You will be assessed mainly through coursework assignments. Exams also occur in one core and two optional modules. The MSc is your stepping stone into professional roles across a broad spectrum of civil engineering and construction management disciplines.

Different course options

Full time | Markeaton Street Campus | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Approaches to limiting disruption and damage from flooding have changed significantly in recent times. Worldwide, there has been a significant move from a strategy of flood defence to one of flood risk management. This includes the use of flood defences, while recognising that managed flooding is essential to a sustainable flood strategy. You will learn how to critically analyse flood risk assessments and suggest appropriate structural and non-structural methods to reduce the impact of flooding.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

2020/21 UK/EU fees is £875 per 20 credits.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

You will require: a minimum of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in civil engineering or an equivalent professional qualification of equal standing, or professional experience that would support your application.

University information

The University of Derby is spread across two campuses in Derby and Chesterfield. Derby is proud to welcome students from more than 100 countries around the world, so you’ll be part of a diverse, international community. Whether you are progressing from undergraduate study, want to change or develop your career, or simply study the subject you love in more depth, the University offers a wide range of courses and flexible study methods...more