Civil Engineering, Master | University of Birmingham Dubai | Dubai, United Arab Emirates
24 months
15436 EUR/year
15436 EUR/year
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The Civil Engineering programme from University of Birmingham Dubai offers you a first-class learning experience, leading to a qualification that is respected the world over, making you an attractive prospect in a competitive job market.

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This Civil Engineering programme from University of Birmingham Dubai is designed for civil engineering graduates and graduates from related degrees and experience. Students can tailor their studies to meet the needs of their chosen career path by studying for the MSc/PGDip in Civil Engineering or selecting professional development (PD) opportunities that will enhance both their technical skills and support their career aspirations.

The MSc/PGDip in Civil Engineering will equip you to play leading roles in a professional capacity in both industry and academia, and develop the technical, intellectual and transferable skills needed to underpin your education and development. You will gain a systematic knowledge and advance level understanding of Civil Engineering, including research and developments at the forefront of the discipline. You will be able to evaluate current research critically, and be original in the application of your knowledge, initiating new research across a number of potential fields related to the Civil Engineering profession. Our graduates enjoy worldwide careers across all areas of Civil Engineering and other related sectors, with many working for leading consultants and contractors.


Upon graduation, you can choose to begin or resume a career in civil engineering design consultancies, general management/engineering consultancies, civil engineering contractors, construction and structural engineering companies.

Graduating from this programme:

  • You will be able to deal with complex Civil Engineering issues, making sound judgements in the absence of complete information, and will be able to communicate your conclusions clearly to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • You will be self-motivated and able to act autonomously and will have the qualities and transferable skills necessary to exercise initiative and personal responsibility, to make decisions in complex and unpredictable situations, and to have the independent learning ability required for the continuing professional development and the civil engineering practice.
  • You will display a high level of numeracy and display skills in problem solving, research, team working, and communication and information technology, which will equip you for a successful career outside as well as within the construction industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Production and Risk Management in Construction
  • Geomechanics 
  • Structural Engineering 
  • Sustainable Construction 
  • Systems Engineering 
  • Water Engineering and Management
  • Individual Research Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


240 alternative credits
  • 240 - MSc
  • 120 PGDip


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for admission to the MSc/PGDip should normally hold, or be expecting to achieve, a 2:1 Honours degree in Civil Engineering or a relevant subject. Industrial experience and professional qualifications will also be taken into account.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15436 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30872 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    15436 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30872 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Full programme fee is 125,869 AED (Year 1 is 62,934 AED and Year 2 is 62,934 AED).  Your tuition fee can be paid in 3 instalments per year.

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /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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