Our MSc Civil Engineering degree offers a large variety of module options allowing you to build a degree that suits you and your particular career ambitions. The choice of modules might also help you to define the type of job role you want to go into, or to re-evaluate your employability options.  The pathways also offer an element of module choice alongside the specialist pathway content. 

If you studied Civil Engineering (or similar) at the undergraduate level, or even currently work in the industry, our MSc Civil Engineering degrees can help you expand and strengthen your knowledge and extend your skills base in non-traditional areas of increasing industry demand, such as offshore engineering, low carbon materials, nature-based solutions and embedding new technologies such as robotics and data analytics.  These interdisciplinary skills will broaden your career options and help you to stand-out when applying for graduate jobs. 

If you have never studied Civil Engineering before, you will develop new knowledge and skills, providing you with the engineering baseline required to transfer your wider background and skills to address current and future challenges in the Civil Engineering industry and work effectively at these interfaces.  This will widen your job opportunities, enabling you to transition to a Career in Civil Engineering and fill the increasing demand for professionals with a wider range of skills. 

Graduates have gone on to achieve high-level positions in most sectors of the profession including:

  • engineering consultancy
  • engineering contracting
  • the offshore industry
  • research organisations
  • the energy and water industries
  • structural engineering
  • environmental protection

You will benefit from our extensive career development support, including from the University Career Service and the bespoke programme in Civil Engineering where there is high demand from employers to engage with our students.  We will further support you in preparing for your career by developing your wider employability skills through the Professional Development core module and connecting you with employers and jobs.

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