Coventry University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Civil Engineering (Technical route) (Taught)

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Course summary

Become the best you can be in the construction industry with an accredited Master’s in Civil Engineering from Coventry University. The Civil Engineering MSc is offered to UK civil engineering and cognate science/engineering graduates seeking a professional qualification as Chartered Engineers. The Civil Engineering (Technical Route) MSc is available for holders of an overseas bachelor’s degree or a UK bachelor’s degree accredited as the educational base for an Incorporated Engineer (IEng), for example a BSc in Civil Engineering or cognate science/engineering disciplines, for those seeking a professional qualification as Chartered Engineers through a ‘Technical Route’. The courses are designed to develop high-level knowledge and wide-ranging understanding of the planning, design, construction and operation of civil engineering works, exploring the traditional and innovative practices behind iconic constructions such as Wembley stadium. They also aim to provide students with practical knowledge and innovative strides applicable to strategic management of construction and engineering projects, including relevant importance of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in construction project management. A technical focused MSc research project is mandatory for students enrolled on the Civil Engineering (Technical Route) MSc course. These highly practical courses are delivered with input from industry to help you establish or advance your career in the construction industry. Accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM)*, the courses meet the educational base for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status and successful completion provides automatic progression for holders of an accredited Bachelor’s degree. Further information can be found on the Engineering Council’s website. Work placement option This master's programme provides you with the additional option to apply for a 'work placement' opportunity during your first semester with us. The 'work placement' is designed to further develop your skills, knowledge and professional experience with the aim of maximising your employability prospects. Please note that the optional placement modules incur an additional tuition fee of £4,000. Find out more about the work placement pathway. *This course is accredited by JBM for the 2021/22 intake. If the accreditation of [this course AND/OR the modules on this course] change, we would seek to notify applicants and students as soon as possible.

Course details

Modules

For details about individual modules please visit the course page on our website.

Assessment method

Assessment includes examinations, written tests, computer modelling work, your thesis and coursework, consisting of analysis and evaluation of a number of laboratory exercises, case study assignments and projects.


Entry requirements

Normal entry requires a minimum 2.2 UK or overseas undergraduate honours degree in Civil Engineering. Holders of CEng accredited Bachelor’s degree can enrol on the course provided they meet the entry requirements. This will automatically meet the educational base for Chartered Engineer status. Holders of an IEng accredited or an overseas Bachelor’s degree will need to apply for an academic assessment to be formally approved for CEng. They may be required to complete extra modules if their Bachelor degree is deemed to be not technical enough. Applicants with professional/industrial experience and/or training, but not meeting the normal entry requirements will be considered on their merits, with the understanding that on completion of the award they may not be eligible for Chartered status as they will not be fulfilling the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) requirements. Applicants are therefore strongly advised to check with the JBM and Engineering Council before committing to the course. Each application will be considered on its merits and the final decision will be made by the course director. For information regarding what might amount to ‘appropriate industry experience’ please request information.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

2022/23 fees TBC. Please see our website for latest information.
Civil Engineering (Technical route) at Coventry University - UCAS