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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Bristol, University West of England, (UWE)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Note for COVID Start: A start date of 21st September, but this is an online preparatory course which will get students ready for their studies and allow them to meet teachers and course mates virtually. Face to face will start on 19th Oct but they will have until 9th Nov to join. There is a blended learning approach with access to facilities and face to face seminars and group work, but large lectures will be online, but this allows them to access learning when its suites them.

This course is ideal for graduates of an engineering discipline who want to develop their existing knowledge across a range of specialist subject areas. Your experience and expertise will be in high demand. And if you choose to professionally register as a chartered engineer on graduation, you'll boost your career prospects and earning potential as well as your status within the industry. From building bridges to maintaining transport networks, civil engineers are behind some of the most significant advancements in the way we interact and function as a society. Engineering in its many forms already makes a significant contribution to the UK's GDP (gross domestic product). With ambitious construction and infrastructure projects in the pipeline and a chronic housing shortage, this is only set to grow.

This master's will equip you with advanced capabilities and in-depth knowledge across a range of civil engineering disciplines - from materials and structures, to geotechnics, water and construction management. You will develop and apply the analytical, decision-making and critical thinking skills needed to excel in the field, and enhance your knowledge in vital areas including mechanics, geotechnics and bridge engineering. You will explore issues of global importance in civil engineering and management, and investigate trends in the engineering and construction sectors.

This course enables you to achieve Chartered Engineer (CEng) status. A highly-regarded qualification, it demonstrates to peers and employers that you have proved your competence and commitment through several years' study and practice. The demand for graduates with this qualification gives you a competitive place in the jobs market, as well as diverse career prospects. From managing building projects as a construction engineer, to planning mass transit systems as a transport engineer, you'll find a range of career options are available to you both in the UK and overseas.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,750per year

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University information

Bristol, University of the West of England

  • University League Table

    64th

  • Campus address

    Bristol, University West of England, (UWE), Coldharbour Lane, Frenchay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 1QY, England

From inspiring teaching staff with strong industry links, to modern buildings and purpose-built facilities, UWE Bristol has all that students need to succeed.
With over 30,000 students at UWE Bristol from over 160 countries, students will feel part of a friendly, multicultural community.
Bristol is a vibrant, creative, diverse and welcoming city – frequently named as one of the best places to live, work and study in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    41st out of 57 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    122 55%

    41st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    49th

    3

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