University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Civil Engineering

The course develops a critical understanding of the nature and significance of the processes of civil engineering, and the skills to practise civil engineering in real-world situations.

Entry requirements

A lower 2nd Class degree in civil engineering. Candidates with an engineering or physical sciences degree, or with relevant professional experience will be considered on an individual basis. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.

Course modules

Modules include: coastal engineering and wave loading; geotechnical earthquake engineering; rock mechanics; dynamics of structures with earthquake engineering applications; random vibration of structures; seismic design of reinforced concrete members. Related subjects include: water environmental management; construction management; and sustainable construction.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,580 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,840 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Moulsecoomb Campus Brighton BN2 4GA South East

Key information

Course Enquiries
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01273 644644