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Civil Engineering MSc (PGCert PGDip)

University of Brighton

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Moulsecoomb Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our accredited MSc gives you an advanced understanding of the concepts and philosophy of civil engineering and its practical application, preparing you for a career at the forefront of the profession.

You’ll develop the knowledge and skills to design engineering solutions that support sustainable development and protect against natural hazards to help ensure quality of life of future generations.

You’ll explore areas linked to the research we do. Our researchers have expertise in areas including structural engineering, earthquake and civil engineering dynamics, bridge engineering, rock mechanics, foundation engineering and coastal engineering. You will work closely with your supervisor to research and produce a dissertation that reflects your interests and career aspirations.

Working closely with your supervisor you will plan, research and produce your master’s dissertation in an area that reflects your interests. Our well-established links with industry provide networking opportunities and shared insight. You’ll also benefit from our specialist facilities and software.

Graduate destinations

The course will prepare you for work in areas including structural, geotechnical and coastal engineering. Graduates have gone on into roles as structural engineers and civil engineers in several structural design offices around the world. Others have been motivated by the research component of the course and followed a PhD programme after graduation. You can exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 15,300per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Brighton

  • University League Table

    112th

  • Campus address

    University of Brighton, Mithras House, Lewes Road, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN2 4AT, England

Employability is embedded into every course, helping students to develop transferable and personal skills.
The university is set between the sea and the South Downs National Park and has easy access to London.
International students are guaranteed a place in halls of residence.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 57

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    123 55%

    40th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    47th

    8

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