M.Sc. On Campus

Civil Engineering

University of the West of Scotland

12 months
17250 GBP/year
11250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The technical MSc Civil Engineering from University of the West of Scotland, provides you with the advanced knowledge and skills for supporting the delivery of infrastructure projects whilst minimising the impact on the natural environment. 


You will advance your knowledge to support your career progression within consulting and contracting organisations whilst satisfying the learning requirements for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status. The Civil Engineering programme is offered at The University of the West of Scotland.

Career Prospects

Graduate employment may be found in both public or private sectors within civil engineering and other built environment disciplines such as transportation or public health dealing with many key activities such as construction, design, infrastructure, sustainability, environmental and transportation impacts and project management.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Structural Analysis 
  • Applied Finite Element Analysis 
  • Advanced Geotechnical Engineering 
  • Advanced Materials for Sustainable Construction 
  • Civil Engineering Scheme Design 
  • Engineering Project Management 
  • Civil Engineering Project Design
  • Research Design & Methods 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International- The latest we can process your application is 6 weeks before the course start date  


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants should possess at least a second class Honours degree or equivalent qualification in civil engineering or similar area from a recognised institution.

Applicants with equivalent professional qualifications or lower qualifications with appropriate professional or industrial work experience will also be considered.


Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11250 GBP per year during 12 months.

For Scottish students, cost of study per year is 7,000£

Living costs for Paisley

700 - 1400 GBP /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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