The MSc in Geotechnical Engineering is part of the Division of Civil Engineering's extensive programme of postgraduate studies and research. The course builds on the Division's renowned research expertise and industrial collaborations in current aspects of geotechnical engineering, including: Offshore engineering (including Oil and Gas, Marine Renewables and Aquaculture); Foundation design; Earthquake engineering; and Ground improvement.
The course is supported by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre in the form of full scholarships with industry-linked projects, recognising the importance of geotechnical engineering to key sectors of the Scottish economy.
You should normally have, or expect to have an honours degree at 2:2 or above, or equivalent professional or overseas qualifications, in a relevant academic discipline.
Science and Engineering