At this MSc Coastal Engineering offered by University of Plymouth , you'll study core topics in coastal and port engineering, be introduced to numerical modelling techniques, obtain hands-on experience of using state-of-the-art software tools and carry out physical modelling of coastal structures within the COAST laboratory.
Supervised and supported by members of the COAST Engineering Research Group, you will also have the opportunity to undertake a substantial research project focused on an aspect of coastal engineering,
- Equips engineering and science graduates with knowledge and understanding of engineering and coastal processes enabling them to work in this strategically important sector.
- Learn how to quantify the loading effects of waves, tides, surges and manage the influences of climate change: sea level rise and greater storminess.
- Discover how coastal structures - breakwaters, groynes, sea walls - are designed to protect against flooding and coastal erosion.
- Understand how modern ports are designed for the needs of international trade.
For Civil Engineering graduates this programme will help you work as a specialist coastal engineer. For other applicants the course provides you with the skills and knowledge to work alongside engineers within the sector.
Previous graduates work as scientists, researchers or engineers at graduate destinations such as Arup, Mott MacDonald, the Environment Agency, Symprove, HR Wallingford, Mining Searches UK, Canterbury Council and JBA Consulting.
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- Port and Harbour Engineering
- Advanced Coastal Engineering Modelling
Coastal and Offshore Engineering
Research Skills and Methods
Interdisciplinary Design Project
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- 12 months
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Applications can usually be made throughout the year, and are considered until programmes are full.
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- Minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in engineering or physical science subject e.g. geography, environmental science or physics.
- Students with advanced standing who can evidence an academic ability to similar levels may also be considered.
- Applicants with overseas qualifications can check their compatibility with the UK equivalent through NARIC, who provide an advisory service.
- We welcome applicants with international qualifications.
- If your first language is not English then evidence of English proficiency is required.
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International16700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16700 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National9400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9400 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Part time (Home) £500 per 10 credits
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.