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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of West London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary


If you are looking for a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering that provides a pathway for you to become a professional engineer in various fields of contemporary civil engineering, this course is for you.

The course will advance your analytical skills, research knowledge and technical understanding and focus on the use of industrially relevant applications and IT skills in the main subject areas of civil engineering including:

  • Structures
  • Materials
  • Geotechnics
  • Hydraulics
  • Transport infrastructure engineering
  • Construction management.

Our MSc Civil Engineering is based at the School of Computing and Engineering. You will be taught by staff with both industrial and academic experience, who will help you to develop your technical understanding and skills in both traditional and contemporary analysis and design as well as improve your knowledge in practical skills and current affairs in Civil Engineering.

This course has been accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) professional body.

Course detail

In this course, you will also be able to expand your knowledge in various fields of civil engineering including structural engineering, construction engineering and management, geotechnical engineering, transportation engineering, urban water and hydraulic engineering, environmental engineering and civil engineering systems.

Throughout the course, we will help you to develop your ability to use modern IT skills, modelling techniques to solve complex problems. You will have access to dedicated computing labs and other civil engineering labs including soil mechanics lab, concrete lab, hydraulics lab and non-destructive testing centre, as well as a range of digital resources and computer modelling tools.

Study & career progression

On graduation, you can choose to work within the public sector or seek exciting opportunities with private-sector engineering firms.

Alternatively, you may wish to specialise in an area that you are really passionate about and move onto a postgraduate research degree. The School of Computing and Engineering is research-based. We have 30 PhD students and staff with strong research backgrounds, all here to advise and guide you on your chosen career or study path.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,750per 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 West London

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  • Campus address

    University of West London, St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF, England

Recently rebranded as the career university, UWL has strong links with industry that enable students to get career-specific insights, expertise and skills.
A stunning campus creates an inspiring environment for students, with high-quality training facilities and dedicated postgraduate facilities.
The university has a diverse and welcoming student community, creating a perfect environment to learn, make connections and explore in a global city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    47th out of 58 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    109 47%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.52 90%


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