Taught course

Civil Engineering

Institution
Nottingham Trent University · School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A 2.2 honours degree in civil engineering, or related built environment subject area.

We will also consider applicants with the following qualifications.

  • Postgraduate diploma, or equivalent academic achievement in civil engineering or appropriate built environment subject area.


Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications and/or relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Assessment of your experience will confirm that you have achieved the necessary skills in the course of your general experience.

If you are applying for the part-time module, you would typically have two to three years' experience, and have the support of your employer who will wish to integrate study and projects into your day-to-day work.

You will probably be employed on significant infrastructure, and civil engineering and/or building works, either as a direct employee of local or national government, or in the private sector. You will likely have experience of developing and coordinating significant infrastructure, and civil engineering or building projects.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our MSc Civil Engineering course is developed from a mix of technical and management-based modules, aligning to current global issues relating to civil engineering. Your learning will focus on the civil engineering infrastructure and structural and management aspects of construction, as well as complex environmental problems affecting construction projects.

Sustainability and innovation in design and construction represent fundamental themes on the course, alongside considerations of economic efficiencies. Grounded in professional, statutory and regulatory bodies’ requirements, your studies will emphasise critical issues related to global social responsibility and sustainability, fostering respect for different values and world views.

Who is this course designed for?

This course is suitable for professionals working in the broad civil engineering and construction industries, who aspire to senior management positions. Additionally, this course is suitable for BSc (Hons) and BEng (Hons) undergraduate students in related subject areas, looking to progress to study a technical postgraduate programme. The skills and knowledge gained on this course opens up opportunities for application to senior technical and middle/senior management positions.

Course accreditations

Our course is accredited, under license from the Engineering Council, by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM), which represents the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE), the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT).

Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
NTU Admissions
Email
postgraduate@ntu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)115 848 4200