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Engineering for International Development MSc

UCL (University College London)

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    UCL (University College London)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

There is an international need for professionals who can provide sustainable and resilient infrastructure to help alleviate poverty in low to middle-income countries. This programme will create future engineers who can work in a global context and with the skills and understanding to address the challenges of poverty worldwide. Students gain understanding of infrastructure design and delivery processes in resource-limited settings, and learn how to mobilise technical expertise to develop solutions with local stakeholders in a global context. The wide range of taught modules also provides opportunities to critically engage with the complexities and ethical dilemmas of working as an engineer internationally.

Careers

Graduates can expect to find employment in the following areas: the Department for International Development; international development agencies and engineering consultancies; organisations such as the United Nations, the World Bank, and the European Union; non-governmental agencies worldwide, such as Practical Action, WaterAid, and Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor.

Employability

Engineering for International Development MSc graduates will be able to pursue a career in the field of engineering, working on projects in low-middle income, developing countries, as well as the broader international development sector in different capacities and within various organisations currently operating in the field, such as the UN, the EU or NGOs such as WaterAid, Practical Action, Habitat for Humanity and more.

Optional qualifications

This degree is also available as a PG Diploma with fees set accordingly.

Accreditation

This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired a partial CEng accredited undergraduate first degree.

Application deadline

30/07/2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 31,200per year

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

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    8th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

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    4th out of 80 5

    6th out of 86

    15th out of 105 23

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    199 90%

    4th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92.0 92%

    4th

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    60th

    9
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    / Max 217
    186 90%

    7th

    2
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    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

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    6
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    / Max 212
    178 92%

    5th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    31st

    9

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