Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Geotechnical Engineering

This course provides students with specialist knowledge to meet the needs of the construction, environmental and extractive industries. Students will learn the principles of geotechnical engineering and their application in a range of contexts.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree, or an international equivalent, in earth sciences, civil engineering, geological science, geology, geophysics, maths or physics; applicants must have a maths background; applicants with lower or non-standard qualifications and/or relevant professional experience are considered on an individual basis; applicants whose 1st language is not English must have IELTS 6.5 (with 6.0 in each sub-section) or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 16,265 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 3,500 per Academic year (home fees) 48 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology, School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
Telephone number: 
0191 208 6418