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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 offered at 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

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

  • More details: Home/EU students You are advised to apply as soon as possible as places are limited and courses may become full.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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:

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

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    21285 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21285 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    7290 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7290 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/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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