Taught course

Civil and Water Engineering

Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Engineering

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements: An upper second class Honours degree (or equivalent) from a British or recognised overseas university. Applicants with relevant professional experience are also considered. Minimum requirements for English language are IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 600 (250 Computer Based Test).

Months of entry


Course content

This course aims to complement a relevant undergraduate degree by introducing students to hydroinformatics, computational hydraulics and environmental hydraulics, including water quality indicators and sediment transport processes in coastal, estuarine and inland waters.

The course lecturers have considerable experience of working on a wide range of practical environmental hydraulics projects and their models have been mounted by over 35 companies for over 80 world-wide EIA projects, and by over 45 universities in 17 countries.

Information for international students

Minimum requirements for English Language are IELTS 6or TOEFL 600 (250 Computer Based Test).

Fees and funding

This course is one of the eligible courses under the Cardiff University's Postgraduate Taught Scholarships scheme.
The scholarships are each worth £3000 and will be awarded in the form of a tuition fee discount. In order to be eligible for consideration you need to be applying for the full time version of this course (or another eligible taught course) and be a UK/EU student for fee paying purposes.

The deadline for applications is 1st August 2014.

For more information about the scholarships and how to apply please see this website:www.cardiff.ac.uk/pgt/p/scholarships

Students wishing to study on a full-time basis are also eligible for the Elite Engineering Scholarships for 2014/15. Consideration is automatic on completing an online application by 25 June 2014. Please see our website for full details.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

The Admissions Office
+44 (0) 29 2087 4656
+44 (0) 29 2087 5902