12 months
6600 EUR/year
961 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Civil Engineering Technology at KU Leuven endows students with the broader, advanced, scientific knowledge and skills required for success within the professional sphere, whilst placing a particular focus on the science of civil engineering.

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This process is driven and supported by technological developments, such as:

  • new materials
  • building information modelling (BIM)
  • heating
  • ventilation, and air conditioning technologies (HVAC)

In this one-year Master of Civil Engineering Technology at KU Leuven you are required to take six compulsory courses and choose 18 ECTS of elective courses. You will also complete a professional competence module in the form of an internship and work on a scientific project as part of one of our research groups, or in an approved workplace. The programme culminates in the completion of a master’s thesis.

Career opportunities

Degree holders are able to apply their newly acquired scientific knowledge to a wide variety of contexts, opening up a broad spectrum of professional possibilities.

Depending on your interest, your engineering profile can lead you to careers across the industry from technological expert to boardroom executive, performing a wide range of functions, including design, calculation, consultancy, sales, quality inspection and research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Energy Efficient Buildings
  • Finite Element Method
  • Project Construction
  • Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete
  • Academic Writing
  • Ethics in Business and Engineering
  • Internship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible and to ensure an optimal match with the programme, the following admission criteria apply:

  •  being holder of an honour Bachelor’s Degree (B.Sc., B.Tech., B.Eng., etc.) or Master's degree in a related/cognate subject area
  • having a clear affinity with the major

  • providing proof of sufficient English language proficiency (see below)

  • having a solid background in science and mathematics

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6600 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    961 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 961 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Gent

754 - 1205 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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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