UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Civil Engineering

This programme equips students with the skills of analysis and design necessary for employment as professional civil engineers, and gives them a solid academic background for becoming chartered engineers.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree in civil or structural engineering or a closely related subject, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with a good performance in the core subjects (design, structures, geotechnics, and fluids) or extensive work experience covering these areas may be considered.

Course modules

Core modules: Advanced soil mechanics; advanced structures; roads and underground infrastructure; project management (professional development module). Options: Students choose four from the following: anatomy of a railway; applied building information modelling; building engineering physics; coastal engineering; data analysis; engineering and international development; environmental modelling; environmental systems; finite element modelling and numerical methods; GIS principles and technology; introduction to seismic design of structures; natural and environmental disasters; principles and practices of surveying; roads and underground infrastructure; systems, society and sustainability; structural dynamics; urban flooding and drainage.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through lectures, tutorials, seminars, laboratory classes and field trips. The design project includes collective and individual studio work, while the research project includes laboratory, computational or field work depending on the nature of the project. Assessment is through exams, coursework, project reports and the research project.

Sponsorship information

EPSRC; UCL Graduate School; ORS


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 11,090 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 23,020 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Variable £ 5,400 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Variable £ 10,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Variable - 2 years
PgDip Full-time - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 3108 4046