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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Do you want to develop your knowledge of civil engineering to postgraduate level, work towards Chartered Engineer status and have the opportunity to specialise in earthquake, environmental, geotechnical or structural engineering?

On this Master's in Civil Engineering MSc degree course, you'll focus on environmental management for civil engineering in different phases of projects, including the planning, designing, constructing and managing of public works.

You’ll develop strategic and general management skills and learn the theory behind the Finite Element Method (FEM) analysis and its application.

Accredited by:

This course is accredited by the Engineering Council, meeting the requirements for Further Learning for CEng for candidates who have already acquired an accredited CEng (partial) BEng (Hons) or an accredited IEng (full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree.

What you'll experience

On this course you'll:

  • Learn the science behind civil engineering, using analytical structural analysis, numerical analysis, and solving engineering problems using the finite element method (FEM) and FEM software packages
  • Understand topics including environmental issues associated with civil engineering projects, management in the construction industry, and the development of organisational and project strategic direction
  • Have the option to specialise in a specific area of civil engineering in your design project and dissertation
  • Learn through a combination of lectures, seminars and discussion groups, and benefit from the expertise of our academic staff as well as experienced practitioners from outside organisations
  • Use our laboratory facilities, including an environmental lab and computing equipment
  • Apply your skills to practical problems as part of our partnership schemes with local and global organisations

Careers and opportunities

Civil engineers need a wide range of skills and abilities in order to meet society's changing needs. When you graduate from the MSc Civil Engineering degree course, you'll have the expert knowledge, technical skills and competencies that employers in industry expect

What can you do with a Civil Engineering degree?

Areas you can work include:

  • Civil engineering
  • Site engineering
  • Construction
  • Consultancy
  • Project management

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 17,600per 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 Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 57 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    112 50%

    52nd

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    43rd

    6

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