Taught course

Geotechnical Engineering

Institution
University of Dundee · School of Science and Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have, or expect to have an honours degree at 2.2 or above, or equivalent professional or overseas qualifications, in a relevant academic discipline.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course builds on Dundee's renowned research expertise and industrial collaborations in current aspects of geotechnical engineering, including:

  • Offshore engineering (incl. Oil and Gas, Marine Renewables & Aquaculture)
  • Foundation design
  • Earthquake engineering
  • Ground improvement

It is designed both for people pursuing a higher degree who wish to become a specialist geotechnical engineers, soon or immediately after obtaining their first degree, and for those with considerable work experience.

This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng(Hons) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree. Visit www.jbm.org.uk for further information.

Modules start at the beginning of the academic session in September and are taught by lectures, laboratory sessions and tutorials.

Fees and funding

Due to an initiative from the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) designed to support key sectors in the Scottish economy, there are 7 fully-funded places available to eligible students starting this course in 2015/16. This covers tuition fees and can only be held by students classified as Scottish/EU for fee purposes.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Ian Mackie
Email
r.i.mackie@dundee.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1382 384702