This degree is accredited, as a Technical MSc, as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired a partial CEng accredited undergraduate first degree. See for further information.

The accreditation bodies for this MSc are the following: Institution of Civil Engineers and Institution of Structural Engineers.



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.

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.

UCL is offering 340 £10,000 bursaries for mMster's study starting September 2015. Find more information on the UCL Scholarships & Funding website.

If you have any queries or would like further information, please contact our admissions team on (+44) (0)20 7679 4046 or email or Programme Director Dr Tristan Robinson.