University of Birmingham
Geotechnical Engineering and Management
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.
A good Honours degree in an appropriate discipline (eg, engineering, sciences, geology, geography or mathematics) and evidence of adequate knowledge of English; practical experience may also be an important consideration.
Engineering geology; soil mechanics; laboratory testing; foundation engineering; earthworks; slope stability; retaining structures; earthquake engineering; ground improvement; environmental geotechnics and waste management; underground construction; financial and risk management; law, contract procedures, and investment appraisal.
Written examinations and coursework.
Scholarships may be available to home and international students.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 3,225 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 6,450 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 8,100 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,050 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Edgbaston Campus||Birmingham||B15 2TU||West Midlands|
Postgraduate Enquiry Service
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