University of Portsmouth
Civil Engineering with Geotechnical Engineering
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.
The course is divided into three stages, the first two stages are generally taught through formal tuition, with stage three covering independent research in an academic or industrial setting.
You will build upon established fundamental civil/construction engineering and project management principles in order to confidently apply them to a range of complex construction project problems with due regard to related geotechnical factors.
Here are the units you will study:
Environmental Management for Civil Engineering: This unit introduces you to the main environmental issues associated with civil engineering projects and how they are considered and mitigated in the Environmental Assessment process.
Civil Engineering Science: In this unit you will study integrated topics of analytical structural analysis, numerical analysis and solving engineering problems. Whilst being an introduction to the finite element method (FEM) and application of FEM software packages, this unit aims to give you the ability to solve engineering problems in the design of real structures.
Geotechnical Engineering Design Project: This unit gives you an opportunity to simulate the design activities of a civil engineering consultancy. Project briefs are typically drawn from the work of professional contacts in the civil engineering industry. You will be required to make professional contacts, obtain advice and guidance, carry out research and conduct site visits outside the University.
Strategic and General Management: You will cover management in the construction industry, and the development of organisational and project strategic direction, taking into account internal and external environments.
Independent Research Project: This covers the generic research framework within which new knowledge is discovered, and involves the practical application of research skills and techniques to a chosen system within the construction industry.
Teaching and Assessment:
Teaching on this course will focus on small lectures, seminars and discussion groups. It will also centre on supporting your independent learning strategies, which tutorials will help to develop.
How are you assessed?
Assessment can take many forms and is geared towards the subject matter in a way that encourages a deeper understanding and allows you to develop your skills. It includes:
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 13,100 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (England)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 6,550 per Year 1 (International)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Scotland)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Wales)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Portsmouth||PO1 2UP||South East|
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