University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Civil Engineering

Modern civil engineers plan, design, construct and manage the large-scale public works and amenities that underpin societies throughout the world. Our course aims to provide you with a greater framework within which to understand the core disciplines of civil engineering. It will give you an opportunity to update your technical skills and to study issues of growing importance within the civil engineering and construction industries.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree in civil engineering or a related subject, or equivalent industrial and work experience. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Course modules

Modules include: Environmental management for civil engineering; civil engineering science; civil engineering design project; strategic and general management; independent research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include examinations, coursework, projects and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,100 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,100 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 6,550 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

Key information

Admissions Team, Faculty of Technology
Telephone number: 
023 9284 2555