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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Inverness College UHI

  • Study mode

    Blended learning

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    18 months

Course summary

What is special about this course?

Are you interested in developing your civil engineering knowledge and skills? If so, this new MSc Civil Engineering will help you progress to the next level of engineering education and help towards attainment of professional registration as a Chartered Engineer: the course is designed to fulfil the further learning component of CEng professional registration.

The course will develop your understanding of the roles of research, design, analysis and optimisation in advanced engineering careers. You will gain the knowledge and understanding to apply existing and emerging technology and gain the appropriate theoretical and practical methods to design, develop, manufacture, construct, commission, operate and maintain engineering products, processes, systems and services.

Specialist modules will allow you to pursue areas of particular interest to you and may include: the advanced study of topics such as urban drainage, environmental hydrology, site investigation, geotextiles in geotechnical engineering, soil and slope considerations, building materials and building structures and their analysis; the study and application of civil engineering software analysis packages and industry codes; and the application of optimisation approaches to the design of civil engineering systems.

Special features

The course is delivered fully online, allowing you the flexibility to fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments.
Provides a combination of general engineering knowledge and specialisation in civil engineering knowledge and understanding to prepare you to apply existing and emerging technology.
You will develop your ability to demonstrate effective graduate skills and a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment.
Opportunity to study individual modules for personal or professional development, or work towards a PgCert, PgDip, or full masters degree.

How long will my course last?

Full-time: 18 months: MSc
Part-time: 3 years: MSc

What can I do on completion of my course?

On successful completion, you will have acquired the general and specialist engineering knowledge, understanding and skills that are relevant to employment within the engineering industry, specifically the civil engineering field. You will also have developed essential employability skills enhancing your opportunities for relevant careers in the industries such as:

Bridge engineer
Civil engineer
Drainage engineer
Roads engineer
Structural engineer
Engineering project manager.

Tuition fees

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University information

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

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