Taught course

Tunnelling and Underground Space

Institution
University of Warwick · Department of Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:2 undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This specialist Master’s course is designed to prepare students with a background in civil engineering or engineering geology for a career as a tunnelling engineer. It is endorsed and supported by the British Tunnelling Society and the International Tunnelling Association, with 20% of teaching delivered by guest lecturers from industry. You will develop the knowledge and skills you need to carry out and manage tunnelling projects through their lifecycle.

This starts with geological investigation and ground characterisation, then follows through steps including: feasibility study and selection of construction method; analysis and design; to health, safety and environmental risk assessment; construction programming and project risk management.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Engineering
Email
eng-pgadmissions@warwick.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 24 7652 2046