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

Universities that offer a Masters degree in Civil Engineering:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Civil Engineering - Material and Structures in their Environment (C-ENG MSE)   comprehensive profile   Centrale Nantes (ECN)
comprehensive profile   Engineering Management   comprehensive profile   Jönköping University
comprehensive profile   Sustainable Building Information Management   comprehensive profile   Jönköping University
comprehensive profile   Healthy and Sustainable Buildings     Technische Hochschule Deggendorf
  MAS in nachhaltigem Bauen   comprehensive profile   Fachhochschule Graubünden (FHGR)
  Construction Management with Digital Engineering     University of the West of Scotland
  Sustainable Building Design     Southampton Solent University
  Construction Project Management     Sheffield Hallam University
  Civil Engineering     University of Sheffield
  Construction Law and Practice     University of Salford
  Advanced Home Futures     Teesside University
  Archaeology of Buildings     University of York
  Geotechnical Engineering     University of Birmingham
  Quantity Surveying     University of Salford
  Civil Engineering     Plymouth University
  Civil Engineering with Industrial Placement     University of Strathclyde
  Civil and Structural Engineering     University of South Wales
  Civil Engineering     University of the West of Scotland
  Engineering     University of Cambridge
  Structural Engineering     University of Nottingham
  Engineering     University of West London
  Management in Construction with Law     Kingston University
  Steel Construction     University of Sheffield
  Quantity Surveying     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Civil Engineering (with specialisations)     University College London
  Structural Engineering     University of Leeds
  Subsea Engineering     Robert Gordon University
  Building Information Modelling and Project Collaboration     University of Derby
  Construction Project Management     Robert Gordon University
  Construction Law & Dispute Resolution     King's College London
  Civil Engineering     University of Southampton
  Structural Engineering     University of Dundee
  Construction Management     Coventry University London
  Construction Project Management     University of Portsmouth
  Civil Engineering     Swansea University
  Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management     Liverpool John Moores University
  Construction Project Management     Loughborough University
  Oil and Gas Structural Engineering     University of Aberdeen
  Global Urban Development and Planning     University of Manchester
  Construction Law & Arbitration     Robert Gordon University
  ...     ...


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