Taught course

Civil Engineering

Institution
Plymouth University · Faculty of Science and Environment
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

You’ll need a minimum of a lower second-class BEng honours degree (2:2) in civil engineering or an upper second-class BSc honours degree (2:1) in civil engineering. If you hold a non-UK civil engineering degree, you'll need the equivalent of an upper second class honours (2:1). If you have considerable professional experience and can evidence an academic ability to undergraduate degree levels you may also be considered. If you have overseas qualifications you can check your comparability with the UK equivalent through NARIC, who provide an advisory service. English language requirements If your first language is not English then evidence of English proficiency is required. The level of proficiency that is required can vary with the type of programme for which you are applying. The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is normally 6.5.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Are you a civil engineering graduate? Do you want to improve your technical knowledge and enhance your career prospects? Our MSc programme will deepen and broaden your understanding of civil engineering and help you fulfil your professional role in creating, improving and protecting the environment. You’ll obtain advanced analytical skills in the core subject areas of structural analysis, geotechnics and hydraulics applying your knowledge in a range of project settings.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
9 months

PGCert

full time
3 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations29
Written coursework / continuous assessment38
Dissertation33

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@plymouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1752 585858
Fax
+44 (0)1752 584540