Research course

Urban Sustainability and Resilience

UCL - University College London · Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor’s degree from a UK university in a subject appropriate to the chosen field, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme provides students with the opportunity to tackle a challenging research problem identified by industry as critical to our urban environment. The taught element of the programme focuses on engineering systems and developing technologies and methodologies that will both increase the resilience and support the sustainability of our urban systems and infrastructure.

Our multidisciplinary department has a long tradition of excellence and innovation in teaching and research. We hold the largest EPSRC research portfolio in civil engineering and our diverse range of programmes covering all major areas of civil, environmental and geomatic engineering are accredited by professional engineering bodies (ICE, CIWEM, IHO, RICS). Students benefit from our extensive links to world-leading industry in London and directly engage with research to tackle global challenges. Our graduates go on to make the world a better place as researchers, industrial engineers, planners, and policymakers.

Qualification and course duration


full time
48 months
part time
60-72 months


full time
48 months
part time
60-72 months

Course contact details

Ms Jane Doogan
+44 (0)20 7679 7831