Taught course

Advanced Geotechnical Engineering

University of Surrey · Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Entry requirements

A minimum of 60 per cent in an honours degree in civil engineering accredited to CEng (or a closely related subject), or a minimum of 70 per cent in an honours degree in civil engineering accredited to IEng (or a closely related subject). Bearing in mind the extensive nature of infrastructure, closely related subjects may include transport engineers and analysts, offshore engineers, nuclear engineers and risk analysts. If you do not hold the required qualifications, you may still be eligible for the MSc if you have had five years’ experience in the infrastructure sector.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

Our Advanced Geotechnical Engineering MSc programme has been endorsed by the Civil and Environmental Engineering Industry Advisory Board (IAB) and will give you the skills you need to address real-world ground engineering issues and technological challenges faced by the geotechnical engineering profession.

Information for international students

IELTS minimum overall: 6.5, IELTS minimum by component: 6.0

Qualification and course duration


part time
60 months
distance learning
TBC months
full time
12 months

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