M.Sc. On Campus

Civil Engineering

University of the West of Scotland

12 months
16400 GBP/year
6500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


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
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We welcome Scottish, UK and international students and consider all applicants on an individual basis.
  • Don’t worry if your qualifications are not listed here, we take a range of factors into account when assessing your application and are happy to consider other alternative combinations of qualifications and experience
  • If you are applying with an EU or non-EU qualification, please check our Postgraduate Entry Requirements page which gives more information about country-specific entry requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Rest of Uk (English, Northern Irish, Welsh)/ Republic of Ireland

  • £10,765 Cost of Study

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.


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