6 months
16170 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Students who successfully complete the Graduate Pathway in Civil Engineering offered by The University of Alabama at Birmingham are assured progression to a UAB graduate engineering degree program upon submission of additional required application materials. 


After Graduation

After successfully completing the Graduate Pathway in Civil Engineering offered by The University of Alabama at Birmingham, you are guaranteed to enter the graduate degree program. 

This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

Programme Structure

Course features:

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing course work.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


9 alternative credits


  • 33 credit hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 21 credit hours remaining toward degree


  • 33 credit hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 24 credit hours remaining toward degree


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Academic requirements:

  • Four-year undergraduate engineering degree in civil, environmental, mechanical, structural, transportation or related field. 2.5 undergraduate GPA.

English language requirements:

  • 1 Semester: TOEFL 80, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, or Duolingo 120.
  • 2 Semesters: TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, IELA 169, or Duolingo 95.

Age requirements:

  • 17 years and above

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16170 USD per year during 6 months.
  • Tuition fees start from £16,170 depending on the chosen duration.

Living costs for Birmingham

1019 - 1648 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Graduate Pathway in Civil Engineering
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