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MSc Civil Engineering

This course aims to give you a deep knowledge and understanding of civil engineering to develop your career within the construction profession. You will develop your capabilities for investigation, analysis and design in the context of a dynamic global environment where complexity of factors such as sustainability and environmental impact have a significant impact on engineering processes. In addition, over 50% of the course is concerned with deepening your abilities in technical and project management subjects. You will demonstrate self-direction and originality in dealing with complex open-ended non-conventional problems and undertake critical analysis to provide substantive conclusions in the Civil Engineering field in a manner associated with that of being a professional engineer.

Students will develop the relevant knowledge and critical understanding through the following learning and teaching methods:

  • Lectures/seminars/workshops.
  • Assignments
  • Examinations
  • Feedback during the teaching session
  • Feedback from assignments/tutorials.
  • Research for class exercises, assignments / projects and dissertations.
  • Preparing for and delivering student-led seminars.
  • Group discussion.
  • Individual and group presentations
  • Project based learning
  • Webquest

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