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Civil Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

Civil engineering problems require the application of analytical, decision making and critical thinking skills. The MSc Civil Engineering programme offered at the University of Nottingham will provide students with the technical knowledge and experience needed to develop these skills. It will also equip students with a range of transferable skills; an ideal combination for a leading career in civil engineering. 

This course is also taught at The University of Nottingham's Malaysia Campus.

Key facts

  • We have recently invested over £3 million into upgrading our facilities.
  • The department has extensive links with industrial sponsors and other organisations, locally, nationally and internationally.
  • Our research is supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), UK industrial and commercial companies, UK government departments, charities and the European Union.

Careers and professional development

The blend of academic study and development of practical and professional skills that the course provides is an ideal preparation for the future challenges of working in a multidisciplinary environment. 

Graduates of this course are highly sought-after and enter a range of careers related to the field of civil engineering.

Accreditation

This degree is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators of the ICE, IStructE, CIHT and IHE.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Civil Engineering Research Project 
  • Civil Engineering Research Project Preparation
  • Advanced Structural Design
  • Geotechnical Modelling
  • Coastal Engineering
  • Advanced structural Analysis
  • Dynamics and Wind Engineering
  • Managing Infrastructure and Systems
  • Satellite-based Positioning and Practical
  • Environmental Fluid Mechanics
  • Railway Technology
  • Highway and Pavement Design
  • Sustainable Construction and Life cycle Assessment
  • Mapping for Engineering Surveying and GIS Practical

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B):

    193

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class 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).

  • 2.1(Upper 2nd class hons degree or international equivalent)
  • Applicants need to have studied multiple courses in Structures, Geotechnics and Fluids

This programme is taught in different countries. Which country are you interested in?

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22815 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22815 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7785 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7785 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Living costs

  • Nottingham, United Kingdom

    583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs
  • Semenyih, Malaysia

    1690 - 2370 MYR/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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