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Civil Engineering

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

This programme is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to work at a high level in the design and construction of major infrastructure projects.

Semester 1
Choose 4 from the following: Environmental geotechnics; Environmental hydrology and water resources; Ground engineering; Interdeterminate structures; Sustainability in civil engineering; Project management: theory and practice.

Semester 2
Choose 4 from the following: Earthquake engineering; Foundation engineering; Safety, risk and reliability; Urban drainage and water supply; Water and wastewater treatment; Project management: strategic issues.

You can exit at the end of Stage 1 years with PgDip Civil Engineering.

Entry Requirements

For MSc level a minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area.

For PgDip a Third class honours degree in a cognate or semi-cognate subject area PLUS 2 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level completed post qualification.

Start Date

September, January

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

2 - 7 years

Faculty

School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society

Department

Civil and Structural Engineering

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.hw.ac.uk

Career Area

Construction

Career Sectors

Architecture

Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

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