Taught course

Geotechnical Engineering

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

Entry requirements

You 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

The MSc in Geotechnical Engineering is part of the Division of Civil Engineering's extensive programme of postgraduate studies and research. The course builds on the Division'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

The course is supported (separately) by both the Scottish Funding Council and Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre in the form of full scholarships with industry-linked projects, recognising the importance of geotechnical engineering to key sectors of the Scottish economy.

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