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M.Sc. On Campus

Civil Engineering

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

24 months
Duration
2500 EUR/year
835 EUR/year
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About

Do you want to become a master innovator, create breakthroughs in scientific and technological research, or become a leader in the decision-making process? 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? Then our programme is perfect for you!

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Overview

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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.

After Graduation 

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.

Accreditation

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.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.33

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    835 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 835 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Brussels

885 - 1305 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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