Civil and Infrastructural Engineering, M.Sc. | Khalifa University | Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
M.Sc. On Campus

Civil and Infrastructural Engineering

24 months
1279 EUR/credit 23022 EUR/year
1279 EUR/credit 23022 EUR/year
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The Civil and Infrastructural Engineering MSc program from Khalifa University provides candidates the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in the broad fields of CIVI and contributes to the process of discovery and knowledge creation through the conduct of original research.


Candidates for this Civil and Infrastructural Engineering MSc program from Khalifa University are taught and supervised by experienced faculty and are expected to demonstrate initiative in their approach and innovation in their work. Following the successful completion of the taught course component of the program, candidates prepare and present a thesis on their chosen area. Research may be undertaken in several topics corresponding to the areas of focus identified by the University.

Career Opportunities

The Civil and Infrastructural Engineering MSc program from Khalifa University helps open opportunities for future success. The construction and building sector constitutes one of the main economic sectors in UAE and internationally. Despite this, there is still a significant deficit in highly specialized engineering graduates. The MSc in CIVI focuses on delivering MSc graduates who have acquired unique, specialized knowledge on topics that are not typically taught in other MSc programs in the region, nevertheless, they are vital in addressing the development needs of UAE and beyond. The unique expertise of CIVI MSc graduates makes them sought after by local employers like state agencies and (inter)national consulting firms as lead designers on topics of their expertise. Graduates of the program also go through rigorous training and research experience to enable them to pursue their studies at PhD level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Tensors Algebra and Applications
  • Dynamic Response of Civil Engineering Constructions
  • Design of Civil Engineering Constructions for Fire Protection
  • Wind Effects on Structures
  • Transportation Systems
  • Construction Safety and Risk Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (quantitative)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 out of 4.0, or equivalent (e.g. an upper second-class honors in a UK-style degree, from a reputable accredited institution).
  • A minimum quantitative score of 150 in the general Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required. Applicants for all programs should attempt all three sections of the GRE.
  • A minimum level of English proficiency
  • A minimum of two referee recommendations (provided via online form)
  • Statement of purpose (500-1,000 words)
  • Admission interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23022 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1279 EUR per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23022 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1279 EUR per credit during 24 months.

AED 5,000 per credit hour

Living costs for Abu Dhabi

5000 - 8600 AED /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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