University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Infrastructure and the Environment

The Institute for Infrastructure and Environment (IIE) is among the leading centres of civil and environmental engineering research in the UK. The Institute seeks new technologies to solve real-world problems in order to promote sustainability. Key research areas include: - behaviour and design of structures in fire and other extreme events - fire science and fire safety engineering - shells and containment structures - nonlinear finite element modelling of complex structures and structural collapses - mechanics and transport of granular materials and multiphase media - computational mechanics and bio-mechanics - fibre-reinforced polymer composites in structural strengthening and repair - high-speed rail - intelligent infrastructure and non-destructive evaluation - sustainable water and wastewater treatment technologies - water supply - waste management and resource recovery IIE has excellent laboratory and computing facilities, including the latest facilities and instrumentation for experimental and computational research in structures, granular solids, fire safety engineering, non-destructive testing and environmental engineering.

Entry requirements

MSc (Res): Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.

Course modules

See our website for detailed programme information


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time - 1 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Central area campus EH8 9JZ Scotland

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