Taught course

Civil Engineering and Construction Management

University of Derby · Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Built Environment

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in civil engineering or construction management. Consideration will be given to professional qualifications of equal standing and professional experience that would support your application.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Combine in-depth knowledge and practical skills with strategic management abilities to prepare for a rewarding career anywhere in the world.

Boost your professional credibility on a course with non-technical accreditation by the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Institute of Highway Engineers. Accreditation is valid for the on-campus MSc only.

This course is also accredited by the Chartered Institue of Building (CIOB)

You will study modules of keen interest to professionals working in both civil engineering and construction. These include flood risk engineering management, environmental risk and responsibility and project planning, value engineering and risk management.

We also develop your transferable skills in scholarly writing, research, critical thinking, independent learning, communication and problem solving. Such skills will mean you are ideally placed to engage with Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and further advanced study in the disciplines of civil engineering and construction management.

The combination of core and optional modules enables you to tailor your MSc studies to address topics which are important in successfully achieving and maintaining sustainable built environments – anything ranging from significant property developments to infrastructure projects including highways and railways.

You can also choose to study the course Online

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)1332 591044