Postgraduate MSc

Civil Engineering

Go from being a team player to a leader. You’ll gain the skills in design, construction and maintenance of infrastructure projects for senior industry roles.

Civil Engineering

Course Overview

  • Institution code

  • Main location

    City Campus
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    12 Months
  • Start date

    16 Sep 2024

Develop an in-demand advanced skillset
Gain the skills to shape and maintain the world around us. Creative engineering solutions are in high demand to meet the growing need for infrastructure to sustain modern societies and underpin economic and social development.

Requirements for accreditation
This course is designed to satisfy the requirements for accreditation as a Chartered Engineer . As such, it will help you develop your career as a leader in design, construction and management operations within civil engineering.

As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Develop your technical ability, understanding of engineering principles, commercial flair and environmental awareness
  • Study an advanced course that will equip you with the technical and practical skills to contribute effectively in a wide range of industry settings
  • Be taught by staff with professional experience in a broad range of subjects including transportation, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering and water engineering
  • Investigate contemporary research and engineering solutions designed to meet global challenges, such as the climate change emergency
  • Complete advanced laboratory studies and use industry standard IT  design software

Specialist facilities
You’ll have access to first-class teaching laboratories, including a full range of civil engineering testing equipment for hydraulics, geotechnics, highway materials, concrete, structures and general materials. Our civil engineering research facility is dedicated to the research work of students and staff and will be available to play a major role in your dissertation project.

Hands-on learning
You’ll be encouraged and guided as you plan your own objectives for career development. We’ll help you set up visits to sites and consultancy offices to aid your development. Engineering experts will share their expertise and experience in a series of guest talks. We’ll also encourage you to research and discuss current civil engineering issues on a regular basis.

Industry guidance
We have close links with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). The body was formed more than 200 years ago and is one of the world’s most respected professional engineering associations. Visit the ICE website to find out more about the exciting opportunities a career in civil engineering could bring. You can also discover what civil engineering is and why you should become an engineer.

Why study Civil Engineering at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Industry standard specialist facilities
  2. Opportunity to network with industry professionals
  3. Connect with professionals - through networking events, guest lectures and an experienced expert course team
  4. Full-time, part-time and placement study options

Civil Engineering at Leeds Beckett Course Director Tom Craven and student Jenny talk through what it's like to study Civil Engineering at Leeds Beckett. Hear about the facilities, course content and what careers the courses can lead to.

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