Taught course

Soil Mechanics, also with Business Management or Sustainable Development

Imperial College London · Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Entry requirements

Applications are invited from undergraduates completing their first degree, as well as those with relevant industrial and professional experience.

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc course explores the properties of soils and soft rocks in relation to civil engineering, the theory of geomechanics and practical geotechnical engineering.

Fees and funding

UK students
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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Further details of qualification

PT attendance: involves attending FT 1 term per year. MSc approved as possible route to CEng status for non-engineering graduates.


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations50
Written coursework / continuous assessment15
Dissertation35 (25000 words)

Course contact details