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Course summary

You'll learn the skills to solve problems in building design, water supply, infrastructure, structural and bridge engineering, geotechnical engineering, and earthquake engineering. This one-year master's is ideal for those with an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering, providing you with a sound understanding of civil engineering design and applications. You'll study structural, geotechnical, environmental, coastal and maritime and transportation and management engineering.


"Compulsory modules include: MSc Research Project; Data Analysis and Experimental Methods for Civil and Environmental Engineering Optional modules include: Geotechnical Engineering, Advanced Geotechnical Engineering, Advanced Stuctural Engineering, Bioenergy, Railway Engineering and Operations, Coastal and Maritime Engineering, Waste Resource Management, Earthquake Engineering and Seismic Design of Steel Buildings, Energy Resources and Engineering, Energy Performance Assessment of Buildings, Project Economics and Management, Wastewater Process Engineering, River and Estuary Restoration, Transport Management and Safety, Highway and Traffic Engineering, Advanced Finite Element Analysis, Flood Modelling and Mitigation, Structural Stability and Finite Element Analysis, Transport Modelling, Transport Energy and the Environment. For a full list of modules please visit the website."

Assessment method

Examinations, presentations, coursework and dissertation

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Civil Engineering Surveyors, Institution of
  • Accreditation of European Engineering Programmes (EUR-ACE)
  • Engineering Council
  • The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation
  • Highway Engineers, Institute of (IHE)
  • Civil Engineers, Institution of
  • Structural Engineers, Institution of

How to apply

International applicants

English language: Band C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Entry requirements

You’ll need a 2.1 degree in civil engineering or a related subject.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information
Civil Engineering at University of Southampton - UCAS