Civil Engineering at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS

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Course summary

LJMU's Civil Engineering MSc provides a route to Chartered Engineer status. You will learn the skills required to excel in and lead a civil engineering team.

  • This Programme is also available as a 240 credit routeway including a Group Project and Dissertation
  • Study on a course informed by internationally recognised research from our Built Environment and Sustainable Technologies (BEST) Research Institute
  • Enjoy excellent career opportunities in design and site-based roles
  • Meet the requirements for Chartered Engineer status
Civil Engineering is a popular branch of engineering relating to the design and construction of large structures, such as bridges, roads, tunnels, tall buildings and flood defences. The overall aim of this programme is to produce Chartered Engineers who play a significant role in society as professional civil engineers. LJMU supports its students in developing the necessary skills to take on future leadership roles. The programme builds on foundational engineering knowledge and skills with a stimulating and challenging postgraduate programme of study that will advance your understanding and analytical skills. You will develop a critical awareness of current issues in the field, as developed by ongoing research from LJMU's Built Environment and Sustainable Technologies (BEST) Research Institute. You will also evaluate the latest research and design methodologies, increase your understanding of ethical issues related to civil engineering, and your responsibilities with regards to sustainable construction. In addition, you will develop a greater understanding of management principles and management strategies and be able to critically evaluate design, construction and operation within the context of both regulation and current developments.

Assessment method

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Assessment methods on this programme include: written examinations, assignments, presentations and the dissertation.


Entry requirements

-a minimum 2:2 in civil, structural or another type of engineering or -considerable relevant work experience Additional information: -RPL is accepted on this programme


English language requirements

-IELTS English language requirement: 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9920 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9920 Year 1
Scotland £9920 Year 1
Wales £9920 Year 1
International £18250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

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Civil Engineering at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS