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Civil Engineering

University of Canterbury

12 months
Duration
31839 USD/year
6448 USD/year
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About

Civil Engineering from University of Canterbury is a taught postgraduate programme that enhances an engineer’s knowledge and skills, improving their prospects for career progression. 

Overview

Civil Engineering from University of Canterbury aims to produce graduates who:

  • have developed advanced knowledge and skills relevant to their future careers in a research or professional environment
  • have developed mastery of topics relevant to design, analysis, and management of civil infrastructure systems, so that they can provide leadership in a professional context and engage effectively with future research opportunities
  • apply independent thinking and advanced knowledge and skills to the development and remediation of civil infrastructure systems
  • engage effectively and confidently in a variety of academic and professional settings
  • provide expertise to support high-level decision making processes
  • have the interpersonal skills needed to be ready for the workplace, with the attributes listed on the UC graduate profile.

A total of 10 different endorsements are offered as part of the MCivilEng programme:

  • Construction Management
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Renewable Energy
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Digital Civil Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Smart Infrastructure
  • Structural Engineering
  • Structural Fire Engineering
  • Water Engineering

Careers

Because of the flexible structure of the Master of Civil Engineering, students can tailor their degree towards a research or professional career in industry. Graduates will have general or specialist knowledge in civil engineering, which can be applied to structural, geotechnical, transport, construction, water, and/or fire engineering divisions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Construction Management
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Renewable Energy
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Digital Civil Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Structural Fire Engineering
  • Water Engineering

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should apply as early as possible to give yourself maximum preparation time for visa application, fee payment, travel and accommodation arrangements. 

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students that have completed a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours or a Bachelor of Science with Honours in a relevant subject, or the Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Engineering with good grades, may be admitted to the programme with approval by the College of Engineering Dean (Academic) based on the relevance of their previous studies.
  • If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31839 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31839 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6448 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National students - 8,911 NZD
  • International Students - 44,000 NZD

Living costs for Christchurch

1300 - 2000 NZD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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