Civil Engineering at Abertay University - UCAS

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Course summary

Our Civil Engineering MSc will give you a comprehensive overview of what it takes to deliver a successful civil engineering project. You’ll learn the advanced capabilities and in-depth knowledge needed to thrive in your civil engineering career and solve work challenges such as environmental sustainability. You’ll develop your research skills by completing a dissertation on a topic you want to explore further, supported by our academic staff. Designed and delivered by a multi-disciplinary team of leading academics, who have over 60 years' experience in training civil engineers. Abertay has close links with industry and a high research rating in Civil and Environmental Engineering within Scotland. You’ll graduate with the ability to manage and solve the multi-layered environmental challenges within current civil engineering projects. The programme can be studied full time for one year or over two years part-time.


EEM500 Environmental Management; EEM507 Renewable Energy; EEM508 BIM and Asset Management; EEM515 Water and Environmental Engineering 2; GRS501 Research Methods; EEM517 Dissertation; EEM504 Advanced Geotechnical Engineering; EEM516 Innovation in Design.

Assessment method

The taught course will be assessed using a combination of written coursework, presentations, examinations and portfolios, and a written dissertation. Formal examinations, class tests and reports will also feature where relevant. You’ll be exposed to a variety of teaching, learning and assessment practices throughout your MSc programme. This includes lectures, seminars, written/oral presentations and project work. Field trips and industrial visits are used to develop student appreciation of the practical application of research methods and data analysis.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have at least a lower second class (2:2) honours degree or equivalent qualifications in Civil Engineering or Civil and Environmental Engineering and other related disciplines such as Water Resources, Irrigation, Infrastructure, Public Health or Sanitary, Municipal, Geotechnical etc. Applicants with non-standard qualifications will be considered on an individual basis, determined by prior study, work experience, professional qualifications, and references.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £10200 Whole course
Scotland £7700 Whole course
England £10200 Whole course
Northern Ireland £10200 Whole course
Wales £10200 Whole course
EU £15000 Whole course
International £15000 Whole course

Additional fee information

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Civil Engineering at Abertay University - UCAS