This course is designed to advance analytical skills in the core subject areas of Civil Engineering including Structural Analysis, Sustainability and Hydraulics. Application of modern IT techniques to complex problem solving is a theme that runs through the course. This course also covers broader issues of project and process management in Civil Engineering. The Internship Course seeks to provide the same rigorous and challenging programme of professional practice as the MSc Civil and Environmental Engineering but has the added advantage of including a 6 months internship incorporated into the period of study. This makes it ideal for students seeking to add a practical dimension to their studies and understand the demands of workplace supervision and management. Internship opportunities exist throughout the civil and construction industry within the UK.
An honours degree, minimum 2:1, in Civil or Structural Engineering or other Engineering qualification at equivalent level. Alternatively, a lower level qualification in a numerate area (e.g. BSc/BEng in Engineering) together with appropriate experience will also be considered.International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.5 or above, and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening), TOEFL ibt at score at 90 or above, Pearson PTE Academic at score 58 or above, or an equivalent secure English language test. In some countries where teaching is in English, we may accept local qualifications.
Graduate can find employment opportunities with: - consulting civil engineering companies - structural engineering firm - contractors - local/national government - utility companies. Alternatively, you may choose this course as the basis for further education or extensive research.
In completion student can continue their study for PhD in Civil Engineering and PhD in Structural Engineering.
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Last updated September 9, 2015