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Civil Engineering, MSc

Cardiff University, the United Kingdom

Cardiff University

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About Civil Engineering, MSc - at Cardiff University

This established course offers the knowledge and expertise necessary for a career across a broad spectrum of civil engineering.

Strong research focus

You will learn in a research-led teaching institution, with the opportunity to undertake your project in a successful, research-based environment with access to high-quality facilities to support your work.

Industry links and projects

This course includes industrial input through invited lecturers, and you will have the opportunity to complete a research-led project.

Engaging culture

There is an open and engaging culture between our students and our research-active staff, who are actively involved in the design and delivery of this course.

Professionally accredited course

This course is accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, and the Institute of Highway Engineers on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.

The MSc in Civil Engineering aims to build on the knowledge and skills that you have obtained as an undergraduate and to help prepare you for a career as a consulting civil engineer across the broad spectrum of the professional discipline. The overall aim of this well-established course is to provide a sound scientific, technical and commercial understanding of civil engineering issues and practice. You will be introduced to the broad nature of civil engineering through the integration of knowledge from structural engineering, geotechnical engineering and water engineering. The course will also provide training in engineering research methods and will develop a range of related transferable skills. You will also develop an appreciation of the principles and activities involved in the day-to-day management of engineering business units, typical of those within which civil engineering is practised.

Graduates of this course will be able to work as professional and highly proficient engineers with the skills and expertise necessary to work in a range of careers across the field of civil engineering.

Accreditations

  • Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE)
  • Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation (CIHT)
  • Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE)
  • Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)

Notes about fees for this course

For tuition fees for this course, please visit our website

Full Time

Part Time

If you’re a home-fee paying student, you can apply for a £3,000 Master’s Excellence Scholarship from Cardiff University to help cover the cost of this programme. 

Entry requirements

For entry requirements for this course, please visit our website

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Part Time

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