University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Highway Engineering Management

This course develops competent and innovative highway engineers by focusing on management aspects of the industry and enabling students to lead design, construction and management of sustainable highways for the future.

Entry requirements

Candidates must work for a local highway authority or a private sector highway contractor on a part/full-time basis in the UK and have permission/support from their host organisation. 2nd class honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent from a relevant subject such as Civil Engineering BEng. Candidates are required to provide 2 references, including one from their current employer indicating agreement and support for the candidate to undertake this course. Candidates with other qualifications, and appropriate industrial experience, will be assessed on an individual basis. In place of an academic qualification, candidates able to demonstrate at least 5 years' full-time (or equivalent part-time), relevant professional experience in the highways construction industry and a reference from the employer indicating that they are equipped for intensive study at postgraduate level can apply.

Course modules

Highway context and contracts; highway engineering theory and design; highway engineering design and construction; highway engineering maintenance; highway engineering management.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

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