On completion of the Master of Science in Civil Engineering at University of Iceland the student can demonstrate knowledge, skills and competence as detailed below:
- The student understands the newest knowledge in civil engineering.
- The student has knowledge and skills to analyse and solve complex problems in some selected specific field in civil engineering.
- The student has skills in adopting new approaches in solving problems.
- The student can distinguish between reality and simplified computational models, approximations and empirical relations.
- The student can demonstrate independent and creative thinking when solving problems and complete the analysis such that results are clear.
- The student knows his technical limits and knows when it is necessary to call a specialist.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
- Structural Dynamics
- Engineering Rock Mechanics
- Natural Catastrophes
- Town and Country Planning
- Engineering Hydraulics
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Deadline passed, International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
Nordic citizens are exempt and may apply for graduate studies until 15 April and for undergraduate studies until 5 June.
DisciplinesCivil Engineering & Construction
- A BS degree in engineering or equivalent with a minimum average grade of 6.5. In addition to the BS degree there may be some preliminary course requirements.
- All international applicants, whose native language is not English, are required to provide results of the TOEFL (79) or IELTS (6.5) tests as evidence of English proficiency.
- Applicants are asked to submit a letter of motivation, 1 pages, where they should state the reasons they want to pursue graduate work, their academic goals and a suggestion or outline for a final paper.
- Letters of recommendation (2) should be submitted.
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
The University of Iceland does not charge tuition fees, but the annual registration fee is currently ISK 75,000(535EUR).
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.