The entry requirements for the MSc Civil Engineering is a first or second class honours degree in Civil Engineering or a similar relevant engineering or science discipline. If English is not your first language you will need an acceptable pass in an approved English Language qualification. We consider a wide range of qualifications, including the Swansea University English Test, the British Council IELTS test (with a score of at least 6.5 and 5.5 in each component).
Months of entry
The MSc Civil Engineering course aims to provide advanced training in civil engineering analysis and design, particularly in modelling and analysis techniques. As a student on the MSc Civil Engineering course you will be provided with in-depth knowledge and exposure to conventional and innovative ideas and techniques to enable you to develop sound solutions to civil engineering problems.Through the MSc Civil Engineering course, you will also be provided with practical computer experience through the use of computational techniques, using modern software, to provide a solution to a range of current practical civil engineering applications. This will enable you to apply the approach with confidence in an industrial context. This course is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM).
Modules on the MSc Civil Engineering course can vary each year but you could expect to study:
- Finite Element Computational Analysis
- Advanced Structural Design
- Entrepreneurship for Engineers
- Computational Plasticity
- Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations
- Computational Case Study
- Dynamics and Transient Analysis
- Coastal Engineering
- Coastal Processes and Engineering
- Advanced Structural Analysis
- Flood Risk Management
- MSc Research Project
Information for international students
Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- College of Engineering
- +44 (0)1792 295514