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 www.jbm.org.uk 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.
- 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 (PDF).
- 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.
Further information on each module can be found by clicking the timetable below (timetable is subject to change).
|What are my careers prospects after this degree?
|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.
Civil 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