College of Engineering and Technology

University of Derby

Civil Engineering and Construction Management

This course aims to provide a continuous ladder of opportunity and progression towards a professional career in civil engineering and/or construction management. It is vocationally relevant, dealing with content aligned to contemporary management, environment and design issues in the industry. It will prepare managers for roles in multi-disciplinary teams, sharing common civil engineering and construction management philosophies, principles and practices. Students will explore the historical development of a wide range of management disciplines and evaluate how they have evolved to provide construction and civil engineering managers with a substantial amount of choice in terms of policy, legislation, methodology and practice. This course will enable students to research, analyse and apply their knowledge to a framework that will help them to lead successful construction projects in their workplace. The degree is accredited by the the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Institute of Highway Engineers on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree (at least 2nd Class) in civil engineering.

If English is not your first language, you'll also need an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent.

Course modules

You'll study modules such as research methods (application and evaluation); flood risk engineering management; construction contracts and dispute resolution; geomatic monitoring and asset engineering; continuing professional development and strategic management; project planning, value engineering and risk management; negotiated module; transport and infrastructure engineering and sustainable design; environmental risk and responsibility; sustainable construction methods and materials; independent scholarship.

Assessment methods

Assignments are aligned to real life projects and scenarios and site visits are designed to complement curriculum content. Students will be assessed mainly through coursework assignments. Exams also occur in 1 core and 2 optional modules.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 670 per Module (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,240 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 670 per Module (Home/EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 12,240 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
MSc Full-time January 2018 GBP 670 per Module (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2018 GBP 12,240 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MSc Part-time January 2018 GBP 670 per Module (Home/EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time January 2018 GBP 12,240 per Whole course (International) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kedleston Road Campus Derby DE22 1GB East Midlands

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