• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The Civil Engineering and Environmental Management programme offered by the University of South Wales is ideal if you want to establish or consolidate a career in this field. Your engineering studies will develop the critical and analytical skills, and management expertise needed to manage civil engineering projects and implement environmentally sustainable solutions.

Overview

A distinctive feature of the Civil Engineering and Environmental Management programme offered by the University of South Wales is its strength in relevant research, namely sustainability. There is also an opportunity for working professionals to progress towards CEng status through a tailor-made route. 

This will help you accelerate to the remaining steps of CEng status by working with your employer in the process. This is a unique feature for a Masters course, and significantly reduces the period required to achieve Chartered status.

Teaching

This postgraduate qualification in Civil Engineering and Environmental Management course is delivered in three major blocks that offer an intensive but flexible learning pattern, with two entry opportunities for applicants each year – February and September. 

You will learn through lectures, tutorials and seminars, as well as guest lectures and seminars with prominent industry experts. You will complete a research project using our excellent laboratory facilities and a dissertation on a chosen topic of interest.

Careers

Whether you are a graduate or a professional with industrial experience, the MSc Civil Engineering and Environmental Management offers excellent opportunities for career progression. 

You can develop a career as a civil engineer, engineering project manager, or work in the environmental management or health and safety sectors, with leading international consultancies, contractors, or national and local civil engineering companies. 

Alternatively, you can work as a technical or research and development manager in research, regulatory authorities, local government or non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

Accreditation

Accredited by:

  • ICE
  • Institute of Highway Ingineers
  • CIHT
  • Institutional Structural Engineers

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Individual Dissertation
  • Advanced Civil Engineering Materials
  • Integrative Project Planning and Management
  • Geo-environmental Engineering
  • Low Carbon Technologies and Sustainability
  • Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management
  • ArcGIS Principles and Practice

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A good Honours degree, normally a JBM-accredited BEng degree of class 2:2 or above, or a BSc Honours degree of class 2:1 or above (or equivalent professional or recognised overseas qualifications) in civil, environmental or structural engineering, or sufficient and relevant industrial work experience. 
  • Applicants with a JBM-accredited IEng degree will be treated on an individual basis but must have attained competences in geo-environmental subject areas at undergraduate level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13400 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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