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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Docklands Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Summary

We have designed our Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering to develop your engineering expertise in line with the ever-changing demands of the profession. We will enhance your knowledge in all the essential areas of engineering, from geotechnical engineering to construction management. We will ensure that your research skills and general understanding are sharp enough to give you the competitive edge as you build your career. Our campus location in the heart of London’s Docklands means you will see close up the challenges facing the next generation of engineers, from intensive urbanisation and major economic regeneration to climatic change.

What we're researching

Our academic staff bring a huge amount of research knowledge to bear on their teaching, so you can be sure that what you study reflects the most up-to-date thinking and practice. Alongside strong academic credentials, many have extensive industrial experience as practising civil engineers.

Your Future Career

There is an acknowledged shortage of and growing demand for skilled civil engineers with the right qualifications and experience. We have designed this course to give you a competitive edge when it comes to your career. As a graduate from our Civil Engineering PGDip course you can transfer onto the MSc course once you achieve the required averages. The course will prepare you for employment in a variety of dynamic consultancy and contracting roles in fields as diverse as structural engineering, highways and transportation, aviation and infrastructure projects, geotechnical engineering and water and coastal engineering.

Tuition fees

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£ 9,280per 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 East London

  • University League Table

    116th

  • Campus address

    University of East London, Docklands Campus, 4-6 University Way, Newham, E16 2RD, England

Modules designed to address the demands of the market help students stand out, with industry placement options to supplement students’ learning.
One of the very few universities with on-campus accommodation in London, helping students make friends and settle in.
East London has plenty to offer. Explore vintage markets and Westfield shopping centre, enjoy nightlife in Shoreditch or sports at the Olympic Park.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 57

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    115 52%

    49th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    51st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    27th

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