What is the structure of the degree?

The programme has six routes, each with three components: 

  • Specialist Pathways and Professional Studies: Choose three modules within a specific route and a
    professional development module. 
    For the Integrated Design route the specialist and professional
    modules are taught within the Integrated Design Project. ​
    The compulsory modules are denoted by a *.
  • Optional Civil Engineering Modules: Choose four modules. The selection of the modules is based on
    personal interest, career aspiration and timetable constraints - see example of the draft timetable​​.
  • Dissertation:  A research project in the student’s chosen specialist field. 
In order to qualify with a Masters in Civil Engineering, students must undertake modules to the value of 180
credits. A student can graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma by completing 120 credits of taught modules.
 
UCL MSc Civil Engineering Course Structure


 
What are my careers prospects after this degree? Download e-Brochure
There are excellent employment prospects for our graduates. There is international demand for multi-skilled, solutions-focussed professionals who can break down and solve complex problems.

The aim of programme is to impart specialism and skills required for a career in Civil Engineering and other engineering sectors that require problem solving skills. The programmes aim to create future engineers that are able to take a holistic approach to solving complex problems.

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ivil Engineering graduates are readily employed by consultancies, construction companies and government departments. First destinations of recent graduates include: 
  • Environment Agency: ICE Graduate Engineer 
  • Ramboll: Design Engineer
  • University of Cambridge: PhD Engineering
  • Southern Water: Research and Development Officer
  • Arup: Civil Engineer
 
For more information on fees, funding, applications and entry, visit the UCL prospectus page.

If you have any queries or would like further information, please contact our admissions team on (+44) (0)20 7679 4046 or email cege-pg-admissions@ucl.ac.uk.