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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Coastal Engineering

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

MSc Coastal Engineering

You'll study core topics in coastal and port engineering, gain research skills, be introduced to numerical modelling techniques, obtain hands-on experience of using state-of-the-art software tools and carry out physical modelling of coastal structures within the COAST laboratory. Towards the end of the programme, you'll have the opportunity to undertake a substantial research project focused on an aspect of coastal engineering, supervised by academic staff.

Careers with this subject

Recent graduates work as scientists, researchers or engineers at graduate destinations such as Arup, Mott MacDonald, the Environment Agency, Symprove, HR Wallingford, Mining Searches UK, Canterbury Council and JBA Consulting.

Key features

  • The programme is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates with an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree. See jbm.org.uk for further information.
  • Broaden your coastal engineering expertise by selecting from a range of options, including port policy and management, modelling of coastal processes, remote sensing and GIS, mechanics of marine renewable energy structures, and assessment of coastal resource impacts.
  • Deepen your knowledge through collaboration with our large, internationally-recognised research group.
  • Our acclaimed COAST laboratory offers facilities for teaching water and coastal engineering as well as conducting world-class research.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

The student will complete a research project of their choosing, and communicate their motivation, methodology, and conclusions through a formal dissertation or journal paper.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£11,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in engineering or physical science subject e.g. geography, environmental science or physics.

University information

The University of Plymouth’s campus is centrally located within Britain’s Ocean City, perched on the South Westerly coast of Devon in between scenic Cornwall and the historic Dartmoor National Park. The University is renowned for its world leading research; postgraduate students are supported by accomplished and experienced staff who undertake research that is innovative, operates across disciplinary boundaries, and provides outstanding...more

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