University of Exeter

Degree level: Postgraduate

Applied Geotechnics (Taught)

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Course summary

TEF Gold

University of Exeter has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

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  • Taught by the internationally established Camborne School of Mines (CSM), a combined mining school and geoscience department
  • For geology and engineering graduates wishing to specialise in applied geotechnics
  • Explore the prediction and measurement of damage caused by natural disasters, and innovative ways to reduce and prevent future issues through the construction of structures such as dams
  • Graduate with the skills to undertake professional employment in the civil, environmental, engineering geology, geotechnical engineering and mining-related industries
  • Gain specialist knowledge in tunnel, surface and underground excavation design, and applied hydrogeology and risk assessment.

Course details

Modules

See our website for details of the modules available for this programme: www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/geology/applied-geotechnics-msc/#course-content

Assessment method

See our module descriptions for details of assessment methods: www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/geology/applied-geotechnics-msc/#course-content

Professional bodies

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

  • Engineering Council

Entry requirements

All applicants are considered individually on merit although we usually require a good honours degree from a recognised university (typically a 2:2 or higher) in a mining, geological, engineering, science or mathematical discipline. For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

See our website for full details regarding tuition fee and other costings: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/geology/applied-geotechnics-msc/#fees

Sponsorship information

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages of our website at www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/fees/fundingyourmasters

Applied Geotechnics at University of Exeter - UCAS