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Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Civil Engineering

LJMU's Civil Engineering MSc provides a route to Chartered Engineer status. You will learn the skills required to excel in and lead a civil engineering team.

- Study on a course informed by internationally recognised research from our Built Environment and Sustainable Technologies (BEST) Research Institute

- Enjoy excellent career opportunities in design and site-based roles

- Meet the requirements for Chartered Engineer status

Civil Engineering is a popular branch of engineering relating to the design and construction of large structures, such as bridges, roads, tunnels, tall buildings and flood defences.

The overall aim of this programme is to produce Chartered Engineers who play a significant role in society as professional civil engineers. LJMU supports its students in developing the necessary skills to take on future leadership roles.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need:

a minimum 2:2 in civil, structural or another type of engineering


considerable relevant work experience

Additional information:

IELTS English language requirement: 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component)
Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes)
RPL is accepted on this programme

If you have any specific queries, please contact

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

View country specific entry requirements:

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team ( for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages:

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning.

Core Modules

Research Methodology (10 credits)
Research Project (60 credits)
Water and Wastewater Treatment (20 credits)
Structural and Earthquake Engineering (20 credits)
Materials Technology (20 credits)
Sustainable Infrastructure (20 credits)
Collaborative Bim Project (20 credits)
Prince2® (10 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.

Assessment methods on this programme include: written examinations, assignments, presentations and the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2019 39 (Credit) Home/EU 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,450 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 39 (Credit) England 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 (Year 1) England 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 (Year 1) Wales 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 39 (Credit) EU 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 39 (Credit) Wales 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 39 (Credit) Northern Ireland 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 (Year 1) EU 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 39 (Credit) Scotland 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 (Year 1) Scotland 1 Years

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