12 months
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16700 GBP/year
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About

Our MSc Civil Engineering at University of Plymouth deepens and broadens your understanding of civil engineering and helps you fulfil your professional role in creating, improving and protecting the environment.

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Overview

Are you a civil engineering graduate? Do you want to improve your technical knowledge and enhance your career prospects? Studying the MSc Civil Engineering  at University of Plymouth , you obtain advanced analytical skills in the core subject areas of structural analysis, design and finite element analysis.

Key Features:

  • Accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (Institution of Structural Engineers, Institution of Civil Engineers, Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation, Institute of Highway Engineers).
  • Be inspired by our £19 million Marine Building, housing the acclaimed COAST laboratory which offers facilities for teaching water and coastal engineering as well as conducting world-class research.
  • Benefit from a postgraduate degree accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree. See www.jbm.org.uk for further information.
  • Develop advanced level technical capability in structural analysis and design aspects of civil engineering.
  • Learn about management and professional practice at advanced level.
  • Undertake a dissertation relating to the range of ongoing civil engineering research in the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics.
  • Recent graduates work in a wide range of consultant, contractor and client organisations, including: Hyder Consulting, Babcock International Group plc, Manhire Associates Consulting Engineers and Maverick Ventures UK Ltd.

Accreditation

  • The Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) accredited degree
  • The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) accredited degree
  • Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) accredited degree
  • Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) accredited degree

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Finite Element Modelling and Analysis

  • Project Management and Professional Practice

  • Engineering Research Methods and Professional Development

  • Advanced Hydraulic Engineering

  • Interdisciplinary Design Project

  • MSc Dissertation

  • Advanced Structural Engineering

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can usually be made throughout the year, and are considered until programmes are full. 

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You’ll need a minimum of a lower second-class BEng honours degree (2:2) in civil engineering or an upper second-class BSc honours degree (2:1) in civil engineering.
  • If you have considerable professional experience and can evidence an academic ability to undergraduate degree levels you may also be considered.
  • If you have overseas qualifications you can check your comparability with the UK equivalent through NARIC, who provide an advisory service.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9400 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time (Home) £500 per 10 credits

Living costs for Plymouth

731 - 1387 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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