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Civil Engineering PgDip-MSc

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  • Objectives
    You will also study law, finance, risk assessment, health and safety and environmental issues more broadly and in greater depth than in an undergraduate honours degree programme. This course is accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers for Chartered Engineering status and has been designed to satisfy the requirements of the Engineering Council’s UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC). The course is run in collaboration with the University of Surrey.
  • Entry requirements
    If you would like to gain a strategic overview of civil engineering and management issues, and develop a wider perspective and understanding of the issues facing the civil engineering industries, this course is ideal.
  • Academic Title
    Civil Engineering PgDip/MSc
  • Course description
    What will you study?
    Core modules concentrate on providing you with a knowledge of the management issues needed in order to make a major contribution within the industry, while your option modules enable you to broaden and deepen your technical knowledge of specialised civil engineering areas. You will also gain a knowledge and understanding of the subjects both specific and complementary to civil engineering. In addition, you will develop the ability to resolve the broader problems that arise in civil engineering.

    If you are studying for an MSc award, you will carry out a major dissertation/thesis, which will develop your creative, analytical, organisational and presentation abilities and give you the opportunity to extend your in-depth knowledge in your area of specialisation.

    Course structure
    Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

    Core modules
    -Accounting Systems
    -Conditions of Contract
    -Construction Organisation
    -Dissertation/Thesis (MSc only)
    -Estimating, Purchasing and Cost Control
    -Legal Obligations
    -Quality and Safety Management

    Option modules (choose 2)
    -Concrete Building Design
    -Earthquake Engineering
    -Steel Building Design
    -Structural Mechanics and Finite Elements

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