Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Civil Engineering

This course is suitable for civil engineering graduates that want to improve their technical knowledge and enhance their career prospects. The programme will deepen and broaden your understanding of civil engineering and help you fulfill your professional role in creating, improving and protecting the environment. You will obtain advanced analytical skills in the core subject areas of structural analysis, geotechnics and hydraulics applying your knowledge in a range of project settings.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a minimum of a 2.2 BEng Honours degree in civil engineering. If you hold a non-UK civil engineering degree, applicants need the equivalent of a 2.1 Honours degree. If you have considerable professional experience and can evidence an academic ability to undergraduate degree levels you may also be considered. If your first language is not English then evidence of English proficiency is required. The level of proficiency that is required can vary with the type of programme for which you are applying. The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is normally 6.5.

Course modules

Modules include: advanced engineering analysis; advanced geotechnical engineering; advanced hydraulic engineering; advanced structural engineering; international engineering business management.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,660 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,660 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Plymouth Site Plymouth PL4 8AA South West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01752 585858