University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Geotechnical Engineering

This programme is designed to support high level training and enhance both the technical and managerial skills of recent graduates or experienced personnel who work in, or aspire to a career in, the construction or related industries. This programme is aimed at civil engineers and geologists who wish to widen their professional scope or to specialise in geotechnical engineering with the addition of modern managerial skills. To summarise the detailed information above, the teaching concentrates on four essential aspects of the subject, to provide four essential skill sets: physical, chemical and mechanical properties of soils and rocks; ground investigation; field and laboratory testing; engineering geology; analysis, design and construction of foundations, retaining walls, embankments and slopes including methods of ground reinforcement and improvement. Managerial skills for the construction industry, including law, project and financial management.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships may be available to home and international students.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,810 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,810 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 19,890 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,810 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,810 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,810 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 3,795 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 3,795 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 3,795 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 3,795 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 3,795 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,590 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,590 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,590 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,590 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,590 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admission Secretary
Telephone number: 
0121 414 5089