M.Sc. On Campus

Civil Engineering

American University of Sharjah (AUS)

60 months
6474 EUR/year
6474 EUR/year
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The Civil Engineering program at American University of Sharjah (AUS) is popular with professionals who wish to combine advanced civil engineering practice with technical research so that they can play a commanding role in the industry both in the UAE and abroad.


Mission Statement

The mission of the Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) program at AUS is to prepare professionals for advanced careers and/or doctoral studies related to civil engineering. The program strives to create a conducive academic environment that promotes excellence in teaching and research to assist the students in becoming competent, innovative and responsible professionals with effective communication skills.

Program Objectives

Graduates of the MSCE program will be prepared to:

  • be successful professionals in a specialized area of civil engineering
  • maintain a desire for research, innovation and lifelong learning
  • uphold the responsibilities of the engineering profession

Programme Structure

Courses include:

Upon graduation, an AUS MSCE graduate should demonstrate the ability to:

  • perform research emphasizing creativity, independent learning and scientific methods in a chosen area of civil engineering
  • apply advanced mathematics and engineering knowledge in identifying, formulating and solving engineering problems
  • select and use techniques, skills and modern tools necessary for research or professional practice
  • communicate effectively
  • recognize the need for, and engage in, lifelong learning
  • attend to professional and ethical responsibilities

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • hold a four-year bachelor’s degree from an independently accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Education’s Higher Education Affairs Division and by AUS (applicants with a bachelor’s degree obtained outside the UAE must submit an equivalency of their degree from the UAE Ministry of Education’s Higher Education Affairs Division)
  • have attained a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.00 (on a scale of 4.00) or its equivalent, and 3.00 or its equivalent in 300- and 400-level courses in discipline(s) relevant to the graduate program

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6474 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32373 EUR for the full programme during 60 months.
  • National

    6474 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32373 EUR for the full programme during 60 months.

AED 142,500

Living costs for Sharjah

3400 - 5200 AED /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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