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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Bolton

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

If you’re aiming to build a solid foundation for a career in civil engineering, our MSc in Civil Engineering could be the ideal course for you. The programme is designed to provide an in-depth introduction to advanced theory and practice for engineers who want to take their prospects to the next level.

Course Details

Our Masters in Civil Engineering is aimed at engineers who want to broaden and deepen their technical knowledge of specialised civil engineering areas and develop a wider perspective on the issues facing the civil engineering industry. The part-time programme is designed to build on the knowledge and skills already developed, introducing advanced concepts and theories to challenge your problem solving and critical evaluation capabilities.

This course explores the complex roles and responsibilities of civil engineers in relation to social, natural and built environments, assessing how economic constraints can influence project management and decision making.

Research and design also play key parts in this comprehensive course, which will challenge you to design creatively and apply engineering modelling and analysis methods to projects. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your skillset by linking theory with practice in a variety of assignments, reports and design processes, enhancing your literacy and risk management abilities along the way.

Course Highlights:

  • Build on your existing engineering knowledge with a series of modules designed to challenge and stimulate your abilities with rich and varied content.
  • Benefit from the University’s longstanding and excellent reputation for civil engineering postgraduate and professional development courses.
  • On successful completion of this course you will receive an MSc in Civil Engineering.

Career Opportunities

Postgraduate studies in civil engineering are ideal if you would like to broaden and deepen your technical knowledge of specialised civil engineering areas and develop a wider perspective and understanding of the issues facing the civil engineering industries. The course is designed for those who have already graduated with a civil engineering or engineering-related degree.

As a graduate of this programme you will have the opportunity to develop a range of transferable skills including problem solving, research skills, analysis of complex sets of information, use concepts and theories to make engineering judgments, critical thinking, creativity, communication, team work, commercial awareness and health and safety.

Tuition fees

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£ 12,450per year

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University information

University of Bolton

  • University League Table

    127th

  • Campus address

    University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, Bolton, BL3 5AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 57 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    114 51%

    51st

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    54th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.51 70%

    57th

    1

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