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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Plymouth University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

MSc Civil Engineering

Are you a civil engineering graduate? Do you want to improve your technical knowledge and enhance your career prospects? Our MSc deepens and broadens your understanding of civil engineering and helps you fulfil your professional role in creating, improving and protecting the environment. You obtain advanced analytical skills in the core subject areas of structural analysis, design and finite element analysis.

Key features

  • Accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (Institution of Structural Engineers, Institution of Civil Engineers, Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation, Institute of Highway Engineers).
  • Be inspired by our £19 million Marine Building, housing the acclaimed COAST laboratory which offers facilities for teaching water and coastal engineering as well as conducting world-class research.
  • Benefit from a postgraduate degree accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree. See for further information.
  • Develop advanced level technical capability in structural analysis and design aspects of civil engineering.
  • Learn about management and professional practice at advanced level.
  • Undertake a dissertation relating to the range of ongoing civil engineering research in the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics.
  • Recent graduates work in a wide range of consultant, contractor and client organisations, including: Hyder Consulting, Babcock International Group plc, Manhire Associates Consulting Engineers and Maverick Ventures UK Ltd.

Tuition fees

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£ 11,800per year

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University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    71st

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 57 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    140 63%

    24th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    34th

    2

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