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Are you interested in shaping a sustainable world, in planning, designing or constructing the built and natural environment, and changing the lives of millions of people for the better? Are you interested in becoming a master innovator, creating breakthroughs in scientific and technological research, or a leader in the decision-making process? Are you interested in acquiring the knowledge, skills and attitudes to be able to do this? If the answer is ‘yes’, then the Master of Science in Civil Engineering at VUB, in the multicultural capital of Europe, is perfect for you.
The Civil Engineering from Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) also provides engineers with the skills and attitudes to play a responsible, prominent and leading role in realising construction projects, while understanding how this all relates to social and environmental issues.
A master degree opens doors in many different branches and sectors. You will be able to work in the private sector, (non-) governmental organisations, or continue your academic career as a PhD researcher. Not sure what your next step should be? The VUB helps you with your first steps on the job market.
The diversity within the civil engineering fields creates a wide choice of careers.
Civil graduates work at all levels of the economy. Some work in small consulting firms, including those specializing in structural, environmental, municipal and geotechnicalengineering, and some work in larger firms which encompass several branches of civilengineering.
All degree programmes offered by VUB are accredited by the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO), ensuring that they meet the highest predefined quality standards. Alongside this official quality control system, VUB has an internal Quality Control Commission in charge of permanently monitoring the quality of education.
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- Design of Concrete Structures
- Design of Steel Structures
- Dynamics of Structures
- Experimental Techniques for Testing, Non-Destructive Techniques and Structural Health Monitoring
- Structural Analysis and Finite Elements
- Surface water hydrology
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesCivil Engineering & Construction Materials Science & Engineering Industrial Design View 7 other Masters in Civil Engineering & Construction in Belgium
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- Having successfully completed at least one year of secondary education with English as language of instruction, or having successfully completed secondary school in a Belgian institution;
- Having successfully completed programme units in higher education with a minimum of 54 ECTS-credits where English was the language of instruction.
English Language Requirements:
- TOEFL iBT with minimum level: 79;
- IELTS with minimum level: academic module 6.5;
- ITACE with minimum level: B2;
- Cambridge English Qualification Scale with the following minimal level: 170
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International2500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2500 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA835 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 835 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Brussels
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.