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   Sustainable Engineering of Infrastructure     Fachhochschule Erfurt
comprehensive profile   Bauingenieurwesen     Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg - Center for Advanced Studies
comprehensive profile   M.Sc. Nachhaltiges und ressourcenschonendes Bauen     Bergische Universität Wuppertal
  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)
  Structural Engineering   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Civil Engineering   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Nationalism in Global Perspective   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Civil Engineering & Management   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Structural Engineering     University of Birmingham
  Civil Engineering     Leeds Beckett University
  Civil and Structural Engineering     Coventry University London
  Construction Management     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Structural Engineering     University of Leeds
  Civil and Geoenvironmental Engineering     Cardiff University
  Decommissioning     University of Aberdeen
  Architecture     Plymouth University
  Engineering Science     University of Oxford
  Structural Engineering     University of Salford
  Engineering with Finance     University of Kent
  Civil Engineering     University of Birmingham
  Environmental Design of Buildings     Cardiff University
  Earthquake Engineering with Disaster Management     University College London
  Professional Engineering     Kingston University
  Timber Industry Management     Edinburgh Napier University
  Structural and Concrete Engineering     University of Sheffield
  Built Environment Studies     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Structural Engineering with Materials     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Project and Enterprise Management     University College London
  Civil Engineering (Geotechnical and Engineering Geology) (Doctoral Research)     Newcastle University
  Construction Engineering     University of Cambridge
  Earthquake and Civil Engineering Dynamics     University of Sheffield
  Civil and Structural Engineering     University of South Wales
  Quantity Surveying     London South Bank University
  Coastal Engineering     Plymouth University
  Civil and Environmental Engineering     University of West London
  Visualisation in Architecture and the Built Environment     Robert Gordon University
  Civil Engineering     Coventry University London
  Building Surveying     University of the West of England
  Advanced Concrete Technology     University of Leeds
  ...     ...

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