Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Coastal Engineering

Do you want to be involved in the defence, protection and management of the world's coastlines? Aimed at engineers and physical scientists, the course combines the theory of waves and tides with coastal modelling, port engineering and management. Supported by a team of experienced staff in one of the largest coastal engineering research groups in the UK, you will gain expertise to help progress your future career.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a minimum of a 2.2 Honours degree in engineering or physical science subject e.g. geography, environmental science or physics. Students with advanced standing who can evidence an academic ability to similar levels may also be considered. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require a minimum IELTS 6.5.

Course modules

Core modules: Port and Harbour Engineering, MSc Dissertation, Coastal Engineering, Research Skills and Methods and Masters Stage 1 Placement Preparation. Optional modules: Assessment of Coastal Resources and Impacts, Remote Sensing and GIS, Mechanics of MRE Structures, Modelling Coastal Processes and Port Policy and Management.
The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (England) 1 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01752 585858