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Civil and Environmental Engineering MSc

Civil and Environmental Engineering MSc

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Full time | University of West London | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Environmental Engineering Civil Engineering (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Our civil and environmental engineering course is designed to give you a better understanding of the relationship between civil engineering and current environmental issues.

We will help you to advance your analytical skills in core subject areas, including structural analysis, sustainability, geotechnics and hydraulics. You will learn to use modern IT techniques to solve complex problems throughout this course.

This course has been designed in close consultation with industry and is accredited as a designated technical MSc degree by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM). The JBM is made up of the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, and the Institute of Highway Engineers. This course is also accredited by the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES) and successful completion satisfies the academic requirements for chartered status.

Course detail

In addition to studying key civil engineering disciplines at an advanced level, you will cover the broader aspects of project and process management as they relate to the sector.

There will be several opportunities to design solutions to civil engineering problems, both in groups and individually.

At the end of your course, your dissertation will allow you to conduct postgraduate-level research, this time on a particular area of civil and environmental engineering, structural engineering or construction management.

Throughout your studies, you will have access to a dedicated computing laboratory. In addition, the University library is rich in resources that support the academic and professional elements of this course.

You will also have access to a range of digital resources, including the specialist simulation packages ANSYS, ETABS, SAFE and LUSAS.

The School of Computing and Engineering is a research-based school and we pride ourselves on offering a supportive environment for our students. Your tutors and dissertation supervisor are experts in their respective fields and will do all they can to help you reach your potential.

This course has multiple accreditations from professional bodies, including the:

  • Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
  • The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT)
  • Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES)
  • The Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE).

Study & career progression

Once you graduate you could go on to work with:

  • consulting civil engineering companies
  • structural engineering firms
  • contractors
  • local/national government
  • utility companies.

Alternatively, you may want to explore a related area of study.

Modules

During this in-depth module you'll gain an understanding of advanced geotechnical modelling and its real-world applications. You will examine innovative and new geotechnical methods and experimental tests, such as advanced technics for stabilisation of slopes and soil cuts.
Research Methods for Civil and Built Environment - Core
Project Dissertation - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree (2:2 or above) in civil or structural engineering or another engineering qualification at an equivalent level. We may also offer you a place based on a combination of an ordinary degree (e.g. BSc/BEng in engineering without honours) together with relevant experience from within the work environment. All applications are considered individually.

University information

The University of West London (UWL) is based in the heart of one of the UK’s most successful business regions, with a number of global organisations such a GlaxoSmithKline and Sky based locally. The University offers postgraduate courses in subjects ranging from nursing to music. Known as the ‘career university’, there is an impressive graduate employment rate, with courses specifically designed to enable students to secure work after...more