MSc Civil Engineering

University of Brighton

Program Description

MSc Civil Engineering

University of Brighton

This flexible MSc programme is suitable for individuals who already have an accredited undergraduate civil engineering degree and who are seeking to further their engineering skills and achieve chartered status.

The course is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators as meeting the requirements for further learning for a chartered engineer (CEng) for candidates who already have an accredited CEng (partial) BEng(Hons) or an accredited IEng (full) BEng/BSc(Hons) undergraduate first degree.

You will study a range of advanced civil engineering subjects linked to cutting-edge research. These include earthquake engineering dynamics and design, advanced geotechnics and rock mechanics, bridge engineering and advanced hydraulics. You will also develop the skills demanded in civil engineering consultancy offices around the world.

On the course, you will have the opportunity to use state-of-the-art laboratories and advanced technical software for numerical modelling.

The course is flexible and allows you to combine advanced civil engineering with related subjects including water environmental management, construction management and sustainable construction.

All of the taught modules are delivered by research-active staff and pave the way for a career at the forefront of ambitious civil engineering projects.

Brighton Civil Eng Scholarships

Scholarships are available for this course.

Your fees

  • UK/EU (full-time) 6,030 GBP
  • International (full-time)14,400 GBP

Entry requirements

The entry requirements listed here are our typical offer for this course if you wish to begin studying with us in 2016. They should be used as a general guide.

We operate a flexible admissions policy – this means that you could receive a lower conditional offer than the typical offer, informed by our assessment of your complementary non-academic achievements and experiences. For courses that require interview or portfolio review, this may also

be considered in the level of any conditional offer that follows if your application is successful.

Degree and/or experience

a lower second class degree in civil engineering. Candidates with an engineering or physical sciences degree, or with relevant professional experience will be considered on an individual basis.

For non-native speakers of English

IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.

Careers and employability

The course is particularly appropriate for work in structural, geotechnical and coastal engineering.

Graduates have gone on into roles as structural engineers and civil engineers in a number of structural design offices around the world.

Others have been motivated by the research component of the course and followed a PhD programme after graduation.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated May 3, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug., 2017
1 - 3 years
Part time
Full time
6,030 GBP
Start date Aug., 2017
United Kingdom Brighton, England
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Duration 1 - 3 years
Price 6,030 GBP