Taught course

Civil Engineering and Management

Institution
University of Birmingham · Department of Civil Engineering
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Applicants for admission to the MSc/PG Diploma should normally hold, or be expecting to achieve, a good first degree (Bachelor or Master level) or other approved qualification at an equivalent level. This would usually be Civil Engineering or a related discipline. Applications from holders of pertinent non-engineering degrees will be welcome. Relevant post-graduate experience in industry will also be taken into account in considering applications and holders of CEng or IEng qualifications, or equivalent, but without a degree, are also invited to apply.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This Masters / MSc / PG diploma postgraduate degree course in Civil Engineering and Management is offered for civil engineering and related graduates wishing to study project and construction management within a civil engineering context. It addresses the working of engineering and construction organisations and provides disciplines and techniques of practical use in civil engineering, management and implementation of all stages of construction and civil engineering projects. This opens up a wide range of career opportunities, as many of the techniques are applicable both within and outside the civil engineering design and construction industry

The MSc/PG Diploma in Civil Engineering and Management allows students to tailor their studies to meet the needs of their chosen career path by offering a wide range of modules which can be selected, together with a wide choice of individual research projects.
The programme covers the core themes of Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Management and Highway Transport. The course is made up of a total of 180 credits, 120 of which are from taught modules and a research project forms the basis of the remaining 60 credits.
The following modules are offered:
  • Individual Research Project
  • Finance and Core Skills
  • Sustainable Construction
  • Engineering Production and Risk Management
  • Engineering Structural Dynamics
  • Advanced Structures and Design
  • Ground Engineering
  • Soil Mechanics

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days (Friday 13 November 2015 and Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Fees and funding

UK students
MSc: £7,200 FT - £3,600 PT / PGDip and PGCert: Contact the School
International students
MSc: £18,900 FT / PGDip and PGCert: Contact the School

Please visit:

www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgfunding

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGCert

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate enquiry service
Email
postgraduate@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Phone
0121 414 5005