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Civil Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #276 (QS) Doha, Qatar
Research opportunities for a Master of Science in Civil Engineering program at Qatar University will be generated by the current faculty research work in structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, transportation engineering, civil engineering materials, and water resources.
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Overview

The mission of the Master of Science in Civil Engineering program in the College of Engineering at Qatar University is to prepare students for careers in private and public sectors and for advanced level in research that leads to high scholarly achievements, and advanced knowledge. The major emphasis of the program is to foster a deeper understanding of the engineering research process and learn the professional skills.

The structure of the Master of Science in Civil Engineering program is unique, as it helps the engineers become more effective technical specialists, and strengthens their ability to lead people and projects. Conducting original research is an important goal of a Master program study in the College of Engineering, Qatar University. Research provides a type of education not available through classroom teaching. The Master of Science in Civil Engineering program is designed to enhance students' competencies in contributing to the existing body of knowledge and to innovation and creation of new knowledge. Students are expected to equip themselves with strong theoretical and methodological foundations and to develop their ability to independently conduct research.

Program Objectives

The Master of Science in Civil Engineering program is a challenging and rewarding way of study for a higher degree. Graduates of the Master of Science in Civil Engineering program will be able to fulfill most of the following educational objectives (Obj):
  • Obj1: Act professionally and ethically in a modern work environment through effective communication and leadership, and responsible teamwork.
  • Obj2: Maintain the desire for innovation and engagement in lifelong learning in response to emerging technologies, social developments, and contemporary issues.
  • Obj3: Conduct research and present results in scientific forums and contribute to the advancement of the scientific body of knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Transportation Studies
  • Professional Applications for Management
  • Structural Analysis & Design
  • Fluid Mechanics & Water Engineering
  • Geotechnical Analysis & Design

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Completed a Bachelor degree in engineering or related field with minimum cumulative GPA of 2.80 out of 4.00 from a university or college accredited by an international accrediting association or by the Ministry of Higher Education or equivalent in that country.
  • Achieved a minimum score of 68 in TOEFL iBT or equivalent test taken within 2 years of the start of the intended semester of admission.
  • Passing an interview with the College's admission panel. The panel may request additional bridging course(s).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    495 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    495 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • National and International Students: QR 2000

Living costs for Doha

  • 4700 - 8800 QAR/month
    Living Costs

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

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