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University of Iceland

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About

The Master of Science in Civil Engineering at University of Iceland is a two-year graduate study programme in civil engineering at the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences.

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Overview

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 Structure

Courses include:
  • Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering 
  • Structural Dynamics  
  • Engineering Rock Mechanics
  • Natural Catastrophes
  • Town and Country Planning
  • Engineering Hydraulics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Nordic citizens are exempt and may apply for graduate studies until 15 April and for undergraduate studies until 5 June.

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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).

Funding

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