University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Civil Engineering

The civil engineers of the future will have to find innovative solutions to environmental challenges. We believe graduates from our MSc will be at the forefront of the new generation. The core modules give you a grounding in engineering analysis and design. In the second semester, you can follow your interests and choose from a list of specialist modules.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject or equivalent overseas level qualification. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules:
Linear Systems and Structural Analysis; Structural Design; Geotechnical Design; Constitutive Modelling of Geotechnical Materials; Hydrogeology and Research Skills.

Optional modules vary but can include:
Advanced Hydraulics; Engineering Hydrology; Innovations in Structural Concrete; Advanced Concrete Design; Blast and Impact Effects on Structures; Design of Earthquake Resistant Structures; Sustainable Concrete Technology; Flood Risk Management; SuDS and Green Infrastructure; Computational Methods in Water Engineering; Design of Water Distribution and Sewer Networks; Coastal Engineering.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation with oral examination. For environment courses, students also take class and practical tests.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

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