Civil and Geoenvironmental Engineering (MSc)

To offer knowledge and expertise for a career as a consulting geoenvironmental engineer within a multi-disciplinary professional team.

Special Features:

Professional practice issues are integrated with the scientific and engineering foundation of the MSc through a series of short, workshop-style training courses covering practical aspects. These short courses are delivered by recognised professional practitioners in the industry.
Innovative partnership between the Cardiff School of Engineering, the School of Earth, Ocean and Planetary Sciences and the Cardiff School of Biosciences.
The MSc in Civil and Geoenvironmental Engineering is accredited by the ICE, IStructE, IHT and IHIE, as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer under the provisions of UK-SPEC for intakes 2014-2018 inclusive, for candidates that have already acquired a CEng accredited BEng (Hons) undergraduate first degree or an IEng accredited BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree.

Course Description:
This course is designed to provide specialist postgraduate professional development in this emerging discipline, encompassing areas traditionally within civil engineering, earth sciences and biology.
The course is comprised of taught modules in the Autumn and Spring semesters, followed by an individual research project.

Topics studied on the course include:

Advanced Engineering Management
Sediment Transport Dynamics
Coastal and Estuarine Engineering
Management in Industry
Soil and Groundwater Chemistry
Engineering Geology
Theoretical Soil Mechanics
Land Contamination
Environmental Engineering Applications
Environmental Law
Water Quality Control
Geoenvironmental and Hydroenvironmental Modelling

Entry Requirements:
An upper 2nd class honours degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Earth Sciences, Bioscience or a similar field from a good UK university or an equivalent international degree qualification. If you have a good 2:2 or equivalent, or relevant industrial experience, we’ll give your application individual consideration.

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to pass IELTS exams. The minimum requirement is an IELTS score of 6.5. Please see our English language requirements for more information.

Notes: International students pursuing part-time programmes of study are not eligible for Tier 4 (General Student) visas and must have alternative leave to remain in the UK if they intend to study at the University in person.

Next intake: September/ February each year

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