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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our Engineering Geology MSc responds to a national and international demand for specialist engineering geologists with advanced training in geotechnical engineering.

About this course

Our MSc gives you a thorough understanding of the principles and practices of engineering geology. You will study topics associated with the engineering behaviour of soils and rocks, site investigation and interpretation, geological hazard assessment, and geotechnical design.

Our MSc is designed for both practising professionals and new graduates in:

Earth Sciences
Geological Science
Geology
Geophysics

You must have a maths background.

This course meets the growing need for skilled engineering geologists across the construction, environmental and energy industries. The course provides you with:

advanced conceptual understanding
detailed factual knowledge
specialist technical skills
an awareness of responsibilities to society and the environment

Our strong industrial engagement means our degree programmes are shaped by industry and government policy.

Accreditation

The course is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) (comprising ICE, IStructE, CIHT and IHIE), as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for students with an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng Honours degree or Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc Honours.

Tuition fees

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£ 24,300per year

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

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    37th

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

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