Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Civil Engineering and Construction Management

This programme provides students with a combination of courses designed to improve their knowledge and understanding of advanced civil engineering and modern construction management theory and practice.

Entry requirements

For MSc level entry applicants must have a minimum of 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area. For post graduate Diploma level entry applicants must have a 3rd Class Honours degree in a cognate or semi-cognate subject area plus 2 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level completed post qualification; cognate or semi-cognate ordinary degree plus 3-4 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level following graduation. If English is not the applicant's 1st language a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent is required with all elements passed at 6.0 or above.

Course modules

Mandatory units: project management, theory and practice; value and risk management; project management, strategic issues; construction financial management; choose 2 optional units: safety, risk and reliability; foundation engineering; water and waste water treatment; urban drainage and water supply; earthquake engineering.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Various awards are available on a competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,120 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,120 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 16,120 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,120 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,120 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (England) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (England) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time January 2017 GBP 16,120 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 21 months
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (England) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Virtual Learning Environment
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Administrator, School of the Built Environment
Telephone number: 
0131 4514650