University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Civil Engineering with Geotechnical Engineering

This course is suited to those with an eye for materials, material structure and material mechanics. Our course aims to extend your understanding of the core disciplines of civil engineering and widen your professional scope to include expertise in geotechnical engineering. From ground investigations to soil structure testing, you will gain the analytical and technical skills required to make informed decisions when faced with the complex geotechnical problems of construction projects.

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; geotechnical 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