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
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.
Many of our students continue their studies to undertake research towards a PhD.
Fees and funding
We offer a range of scholarships for postgraduate students to support you through your studies. Try our scholarships search tool to see what you might be eligible for.
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
Further details of qualification
PT attendance: involves attending FT 1 term per year. MSc approved as possible route to Chartered Engineer status for non-engineering graduates.
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||50|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||15|
|Dissertation||35 (25000 words)|
Course contact details