Most students intend to complete their studies via IDL within 2-3 years. We are committed to providing study opportunities to applicants who have a wide range of prior experiences through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Timetables are scheduled between the hours of 9am and 12noon. Our well-established and fully accredited Civil Engineering MSc will equip you with exceptional analytical and technical skills across a range of civil engineering disciplines, helping you pursue a highly successful career in the field of civil engineering. Find out more from the Students Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). Masters students benefit from a range of highly specialised facilities in the Department of Civil Engineering including: MSc - Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT).Accredited by CIHT as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer under the provisions of UK-SPEC for candidates that have already acquired a CEng accredited BEng(Hons) undergraduate first degree. Edinburgh, ScotlandUK EH14 4AS+44 131 449 5111, Scottish registered charity numberSC000278. This flexible option allows you to study for our distinctive, accredited MSc courses from anywhere in the world, without the need to relocate or give up your existing job. Distance-learning, 60 months, October 2021: Applications open. 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. Minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area. This course aims to give students an appreciation of the role of contaminated land within geotechnical engineering, developing understanding of current UK legislation and government policy relating to methodologies for dealing with contaminated land. After this timeframe, they fall between 12noon and 3pm and then 3pm to 6pm. Learn more about distance learning programmes (PDF). Apply. This course is designed to equip graduates with the knowledge and skills to work at a high level in the design and construction of major infrastructure projects. Become a civil engineer, and you’ll be advancing and protecting the physical fabric of civilisation itself. This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired a partial CEng accredited undergraduate first degree. The MSc is fully aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations and puts emphasis on sustainability and resilience civil engineering infrastructure design and assessment. Subjects covered in this course include: Site investigation and soil sampling techniques; analysis of slope stability problems and failure modes; earth pressure analysis and retaining walls; application of geotextiles in geotechnical, highway & railway engineering; methods of ground improvement through compaction, grouting, consolidation and drainage. For those looking to complete the course at MSc level, a research dissertation is also required. In the MSc marks are gathered from a combination of examination and project work – overall 66% examination and 33% project work. PG Diploma students must achieve an average mark of 40% or more and have no marks below 35%. Candidates who do not meet the above entry requirements or have no formal academic qualifications will be considered individually based on their CV and interview. The fee payable in subsequent years will be reviewed annually. The structure of our programmes follows clear educational aims that are tailored to each programme. shallow footings; piled foundation types); deformation due to surface loading (e.g. MSc students are also required to submit a Masters dissertation. preliminary treatment design, primary tank design/secondary treatment, advanced wastewater treatment); land-based, low-energy and sustainable wastewater treatment systems; sludge handling, treatment & disposal; effluent disposal (including re-use). The Postgraduate Diploma course consists of the same taught courses but does not continue to the research project phase.