Taught course

Civil Engineering with Integrated Qualifying Year

University of Southampton · School of Civil Engineering and the Environment

Entry requirements

UK bachelors degree with upper second-class honours or higher in engineering, mathematics,
physical sciences or a related subject. See international equivalent qualifications on our website. https://www.southampton.ac.uk/engineering/postgraduate/taught_courses/engineering/msc-civil-engineering-with-an-integrated-qualifying-year.page#entry_requirements

Months of entry


Course content

We offer a two-year conversion pathway for non-civil engineering graduates who can demonstrate competence in mathematics and physics. UK and EU students also have the option to carry out a research project whilst undertaking an 11-month industrial work placement. Our programmes are accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers, and will help you meet the further learning requirements
to become a Chartered Engineer.

Qualifying year: Compulsory modules include: Structural Analysis, Structural Design and Materials, Design 2 Highway and Traffic Engineering, Soil Mechanics, Hydraulics, Water and Wastewater, Engineering 1, Railway Engineering and Operations
Second year: Compulsory modules include: MSc Research Project; Data Analysis and Experimental Methods for Civil and Environmental Engineering
Optional modules include: Geotechnical Engineering, Stuctural Engineering, Applied Hydraulics, Railway Engineering and Operations, Coastal & Maritime Engineering and Energy, Waste Resource Management, Advanced Structural Engineering, Advanced Foundation Engineering, Coastal Flood Defence, Earthquake Engineering, Energy Performance Assessment of Buildings, Project Economics and Management, Groundwater Hydrology and Contamination, Advanced Wastewater Engineering, Water Resources Planning and Management, River Engineering, Transport Management and Safety, Highway and Traffic Engineering, Advanced Finite Element Analysis

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc(Res)
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Engineering and the Environment
+44 (0)23 8059 4651