Master of Civil Engineering
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Master of Civil Engineering

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Course content of the Masters programme

“Civil Engineering is the practice of improving and maintaining the built environment to enhance the quality of life for the present and future generation.”
Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)

This Masters course encompasses the planning and construction of buildings, objects and facilities. You will gain in-depth knowledge about design, construction and maintenance of the built environment such as bridges, roads and dams. As a student, you choose a specialised subject area, such as general, structural, or geo-technical civil engineering.

Admission requires a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering or a similar degree in a related field of study. However, they depend on the particular university; therefore you should inform yourself about these requirements at the very university of your choice.

The standard period of study for a Master of Civil Engineering lasts four semesters and upon completion, you are awarded the academic title of Master of Science or Master of Engineering.

Career fields with a Masters degree in Civil Engineering

With a completed Masters degree in Civil Engineering, you are a sought after expert and have the opportunity of working in a variety of fields, such as:

  • Design, engineering and construction (construction engineering)
  • Civil engineering consultancies
  • Engineering and architectural firms
  • National and international construction companies
  • Planning authorities and public institutions for urban planning
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Universities that offer a Masters degree in Civil Engineering:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Bauingenieurwesen     Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg - Center for Advanced Studies
comprehensive profile   Master of Science Nachhaltiges und ressourcenschonendes Bauen     Bergische Universität Wuppertal
comprehensive profile   Sustainable Engineering of Infrastructure     Fachhochschule Erfurt
  Structural and Fire Safety Engineering   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Civil Engineering - Material and Structures in their Environment (C-ENG MSE)   comprehensive profile   Centrale Nantes (ECN)
  Civil and Geoenvironmental Engineering     Cardiff University
  Structural Engineering     University of Glasgow
  Timber Engineering     Edinburgh Napier University
  Construction Project Management     Edinburgh Napier University
  Construction Project and Cost Management     Coventry University London
  Civil Engineering     University of the West of Scotland
  Timber Industry Management     Edinburgh Napier University
  Quantity Surveying     London South Bank University
  Architectural Conservation     Plymouth University
  Civil Engineering     Edinburgh Napier University
  Civil Engineering     University of Southampton
  Archaeology of Buildings     University of York
  Structural Engineering with Management     University of Exeter
  Construction Management     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Structural Integrity     Brunel University London
  Building Surveying with Facilities Management     Birmingham City University
  Advanced Engineering Design     Brunel University London
  Construction Management     University of Salford
  Advanced Civil and Structural Engineering     University of Bradford
  Project Management     Sheffield Hallam University
  Civil and Structural Engineering with Advanced Practice     Teesside University
  Planning Built Environments     Birmingham City University
  Mechanical Engineering     Kingston University
  Steel Construction     University of Sheffield
  Construction Law & Arbitration     Robert Gordon University
  Civil Engineering     Swansea University
  Civil Engineering with Geotechnical Engineering     University of Portsmouth
  Decommissioning     University of Aberdeen
  Construction Law and Dispute Resolution     Leeds Beckett University
  Civil Engineering     Cardiff University
  Building Surveying     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Professional Engineering     University of South Wales
  Advanced Concrete Technology     University of Leeds
  Building Surveying     University of the West of England
  Sustainable Building Design     Southampton Solent University
  ...     ...

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