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Civil Engineering, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months


  • To develop master level engineering graduates with a broad understanding of the problem-solving, design, and research skills necessary to operate in the interdisciplinary arena of civil engineering.
  • To provide master level candidates with sufficient depth in at least one of four areas in civil engineering (geotechnical, structural, transportation, or water resources) to be able to design increasingly complex systems in that area

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory of Elasticity
  • Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design
  • Engineering Reinforced Concrete Slabs
  • Numerical Methods in Civil Engineering
  • Finite Element Methods in Engineering
  • Hydraulics of Open Channels
  • Engineering Mechanics of Fiber Composites
  • Foundation Engineering I
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Foundation Engineering II
  • Advanced Strength of Materials
  • Advanced Structural Analysis
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering I
  • Groundwater Hydrology
  • Physicochemical Treatment of Water and Wastewater
  • Advanced Structural Engineering
  • Advanced Structural Steel Design
  • Biological Treatment of Wastewater

                                    Detailed Programme Facts

                                    • Programme intensity Full-time
                                      • Full-time duration 24 months
                                    • Languages
                                      • English
                                    • Delivery mode
                                      On Campus

                                    English Language Requirements

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                                    Academic Requirements

                                    • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

                                      Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:


                                      The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

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                                    General Requirements

                                    • Complete and Submit the online application
                                    • $35 Non-refundable Application Fee
                                    • Official Transcripts from all previously attended Colleges and/or Universities. Degrees must be earned from schools that are accredited by one of the seven regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
                                    • Students applying for a graduate program in business must submit either a Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) (Code#6822) score or a Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score.
                                    • Three (3) letters of recommendation are required for students majoring in any doctoral program
                                    • Proof of English Proficiency

                                    Tuition Fee

                                    • International

                                      28364 USD/year
                                      Tuition Fee
                                      Based on the original amount of 14182 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
                                    • National

                                      28364 USD/year
                                      Tuition Fee
                                      Based on the original amount of 14182 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
                                    • In-State

                                      11776 USD/year
                                      Tuition Fee
                                      Based on the original amount of 5888 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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                                    Living costs for Kingsville

                                    • 921 - 1710 USD/month
                                      Living Costs

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