Taught course

Soil Mechanics and Engineering Seismology

Institution
Imperial College London · Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement for consideration is a good degree from a UK university at Upper Second Class (2:1) or above, or an overseas equivalent.

Months of entry

October

Course content

There are five MSc courses which explore the properties of soils and soft rocks in relation to civil engineering, the theory of geomechanics and practical geotechnical engineering.

All our MSc courses are career-oriented and cover both theoretical background and practical design considerations. Lectures are given mainly by full-time staff but important contributions are made by visiting professors and guest lecturers who are eminent industrialists.

Many of our students continue their studies to undertake research towards a PhD.

Fees and funding

UK students
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For more information on the Postgraduate Master's Loan scheme and other funding opportunities that are available, please visit our Fees and Funding website.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Assessment

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

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
cvpgo@imperial.ac.uk