Civil Engineering, M.Sc. | United Arab Emirates University | Al ‘Ayn, United Arab Emirates
18 months
436 USD/credit 8720 USD/year
436 USD/credit 8720 USD/year
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This Civil Engineering graduate program from United Arab Emirates University covers various Civil Engineering disciplines including Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Management, Highway and Transportation, Water Resources, Environmental Engineering, and Surveying.


The necessity of maintaining the national development is placing increasing demands upon the government and private sectors to secure proper infrastructures, transportation networks, residential and industrial complexes. To help meet those demands, the program is designed to provide the community and industry with distinguished national manpower and highly qualified civil engineers for the sustainable development of the country. 

The Civil Engineering program from United Arab Emirates University will train students intending to pursue their Ph.D. in Civil Engineering. Graduates of the program would provide the link between the advancements in Civil Engineering sciences and corresponding applications.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Describe highly specialized civil engineering principles, concepts, and methodologies.
  • Evaluate the performance of advanced civil engineering systems and components through the use of applicable research principles, analytical methods or modeling techniques.
  • Conduct advanced research to develop innovative solutions for highly complex civil engineering problems through the use of appropriately selected research methodologies and modern engineering tools.
  • Apply advanced multidisciplinary problem-solving approaches to critically analyze contemporary, sophisticated, and highly complex civil engineering problems.
  • Present and critique highly complex civil engineering issues and communicate effectively at a high level of proficiency.
  • Lead professional activities and manage ethical issues in highly complex civil engineering projects.
  • Implement the social, environmental, ethical, economic and commercial aspects to develop valid decisions affecting highly complex civil engineering projects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design/Analysis of Experiments
  • Environmental Impact Assessment Principles & Applications
  • Experimental Methods in Civil Engineering
  • Advanced Mechanics of Materials
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Prestressed Concrete Structures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

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30 alternative credits


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General requirements

  • A cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent, in all undergraduate work;
  • A Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research; and
  • A score of at least 6.0 on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Academic exam or equivalent, for all disciplines delivered predominantly in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 436 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    8720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 436 USD per credit during 18 months.

1600 Fee per Credit Hour (AED) 


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