Taught course

Civil Engineering and Construction Management

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

Entry requirements

You'll usually need an undergraduate degree (at least second class) in civil engineering or an equivalent professional qualification. If English is not your first language, you'll also need an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

You'll develop transferable skills of scholarly writing, research, critical thinking, independent learning, communication, technical and problem solving, enabling you to engage with continued professional development and further advanced study in the disciplines of civil engineering and construction management.

You'll study modules of keen interest to both civil engineering and construction professionals, including flood risk engineering management, sustainable development, and environmental performance management. The combination of core and optional modules enables you to tailor your studies to address topics important in successfully achieving and maintaining sustainable built environments, whether they are significant property developments or infrastructure projects including highways and railways.

The degree is accredited by the the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Institute of Highway Engineers on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
£580 per 20 credit module
International students
12,000 for the full programme

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Mike Gallanagh
+44 (0) 1332 590500