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
  Civil Engineering - Material and Structures in their Environment (C-ENG MSE)   comprehensive profile   Centrale Nantes (ECN)
  MAS in nachhaltigem Bauen   comprehensive profile   Fachhochschule Graubünden (FHGR)
  Civil Engineering     University of Birmingham
  Structural Engineering     Brunel University London
  Civil Engineering with Geotechnical Engineering     University of Portsmouth
  Project and Enterprise Management     University College London
  Structural Engineering     University of Leeds
  Engineering Science     University of Oxford
  Earthquake Engineering and Infrastructure Resilience     University of Bristol
  Surveying (Housing)     Northumbria University
  Architectural Conservation     Plymouth University
  Structural Engineering     University of Glasgow
  Sustainable Building Conservation     Cardiff University
  Structural and Concrete Engineering     University of Sheffield
  Earthquake and Civil Engineering Dynamics     University of Sheffield
  Advanced Structural Engineering     Edinburgh Napier University
  Construction Management     University of Reading
  Civil Engineering and Management     University of Birmingham
  Smart Technologies for Infrastructure and Buildings     Liverpool John Moores University
  Construction Management     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Civil Engineering (Geotechnical and Engineering Geology) (Doctoral Research)     Newcastle University
  Building Surveying     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Engineering     The Open University
  Sustainable Building - Performance and Design     Oxford Brookes University
  Urban Regeneration and Development     University of Manchester
  Management in Construction     Kingston University
  Quantity Surveying     London South Bank University
  Planning Built Environments     Birmingham City University
  Construction Management     Anglia Ruskin University
  Civil Engineering     University of Dundee
  Environmental Design of Buildings     Cardiff University
  Construction Project Management     Birmingham City University
  Engineering and Tribology     Anglia Ruskin University
  Structural Engineering     Cardiff University
  Advanced Concrete Technology     University of Leeds
  Construction Project Management     Robert Gordon University
  Property and Construction Management     Edinburgh Napier University
  Architecture     Ravensbourne
  Advanced Structural Engineering     University of Aberdeen
  Civil Engineering (Water Resource) (Doctoral Research)     Newcastle University
  ...     ...

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