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The University of Bolton's Master's in Civil Engineering is aimed at engineers who want to broaden and deepen their technical knowledge of specialised civil engineering areas and develop a broader perspective on the issues facing the civil engineering industry. This programme builds on your prior knowledge and skills, introducing advanced concepts and theories to challenge your problem-solving and critical evaluation capabilities.
Our expert team will guide you as you explore the complex roles and responsibilities of civil engineers. We'll consider social, natural and built environments, assessing how economic constraints influence project management and decision-making.
Research and design also play key parts in this comprehensive course, which will challenge you to design creatively and apply engineering modelling and analysis methods to projects. You'll have the opportunity to grow your technical skillset by linking theory with practice in a variety of assignments, reports and design processes, enhancing your literacy and risk management abilities along the way.
This MSc is a technical MSc which, when re-accredited by the JBM, fully satisfies the educational base for a Chartered Engineer (CEng). Re-accreditation for the September 2023 intake is pending, and the University is expecting this to be confirmed in June 2023.
Where changes are made to material information contained in this course description or a decision is taken to suspend a course between the offer of admissions and enrolment, we will inform applicants at the earliest possible opportunity and will outline the various options available to the applicant.
Postgraduate studies in civil engineering are ideal if you would like to broaden and deepen your technical knowledge of specialised civil engineering areas and develop a broader perspective and understanding of the issues facing the civil engineering industries. The course is designed for those who have already graduated with a civil engineering or engineering-related degree.
As a graduate of this programme, you will have the opportunity to develop a range of transferable skills, including problem-solving, research skills, analysis of complex sets of information, use of concepts and theories to make engineering judgments, critical thinking, creativity, communication, teamwork, commercial awareness and health and safety.
A civil engineering degree will prepare you for a career in the construction industry and the wider business, management and financial sectors. Civil and structural engineering practices, local authorities, government agencies and civil engineering contractors have employed recent graduates. Civil and structural engineers can work on buildings of all kinds as well as transport and communication infrastructures. These can include bridges, roads, tunnels, canals and other large constructions. They also work for employers involved in producing, storing and distributing electricity, gas and water. Opportunities are available with employers both in the UK and overseas.
Graduates can also use the qualification as a stepping-stone into a range of other careers. Some of these roles may require relevant experience and/or postgraduate study. Some possibilities include the following:
Home students starting this course in the first year will be required to pay a Home fee of £7,920 for the academic year 2023/24.
Overseas students starting this course in the first year will be required to pay a Overseas fee of £13,550 for the academic year 2023/24.
Important note regarding tuition fees for the 2022-2023 academic year: EU nationals who meet residency requirements (have settled or pre-settled status) may be eligible for 'Home' fee status. If you do not meet these residency requirements, overseas fees will apply. Irish citizens living in the UK or Ireland will be eligible for 'Home' fee status under the Common Travel Area arrangement. Please read the student finance for EU students web page on www.gov.uk for information.
The fees for a student's course of study will be set for the normal duration of that course subject only to inflationary increases – measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) recorded in March each year to take effect for subsequent start dates.
For details of how to apply for this course, please choose your status from the options below:
You may apply directly to the University using the University's online application form. Please select your chosen start date from the list below:
You should have to hand:
Details of the educational establishments you attended and dates
Your certificates for the qualifications you are using to gain entry to the course – you will need to enter the completion date and upload copies
Details of any employment history including name, address, dates and role
Personal statement – this can be either input into the relevant field or uploaded separately
Details including e-mail addresses of two referees, at least one of which should be someone who can provide an academic reference
Please make sure any documents you wish to upload in support of your application are in pdf or jpeg format. Personal statements may be word documents.
Please ensure your data is correct at each stage of the application before you proceed to the next page. If you use the back button at any time during the application, you should check the validity of the data you have already input.
If you experience difficulties during the application process, contact the Admissions Team on 01204 903394 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply online: University of Bolton MSc Civil Engineering - 25 September 2023
The University welcomes applications from international students from all over the world. We try to make the application process as simple and as fast as possible for our international applicants.
This course is not currently accepting international online applications.
Please contact Admissions by telephone on 01204 903903 or email email@example.com
University of Bolton
Bolton, BL3 5AB
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We take a blended approach using a variety of teaching and learning methods. We combine face-to-face teaching with online delivery and engagement, where appropriate. In many cases, we focus on case studies and apply academic theory to real-life scenarios. You can expect structured lectures, tutor-led individual and group sessions, discussions and seminars during term time, as well as online learning over the summer period when you're working on your dissertation.
Your achievement of the learning outcomes will be assessed in a number of ways, including assignments, individual and group presentations, discussions, reports, written and oral examinations and design processes such as calculations, specifications, drawings and models.
The modules listed below may be a mixture of compulsory and optional. You may not have the opportunity to study all the modules shown as part of the course.
|Level one||Coursework 65%, Written exams 35%|
|Level one||Guided independent study 78%, Scheduled learning and teaching activities 22%|
The university will use all reasonable endeavours to deliver your course as described in its published material and the programme specification for the academic year in which you begin your course. The university considers changes to courses very carefully and the university will minimise any changes. Please be aware that our courses are subject to review on an ongoing basis and changes may be necessary due to legitimate staffing, financial, regulatory and academic reasons. The content of course modules and mode of associated assessments may be updated on an annual basis. This is to ensure that all modules are up-to-date and responsive to employment and sector needs. The published course material and the programme specification contain indicative ‘optional modules’ that may be subject to change due to circumstances outside of our control. For this reason, we cannot guarantee to run any specific optional module.
The academic staff detailed above teach across a range of courses in this subject area and may not teach on this course specifically.
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