Become the best you can be in the construction industry with an accredited Master’s in Civil Engineering from Coventry University.
Accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators as the educational base for Chartered Civil Engineers and as approved ‘further learning’ for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status, this course provides topical and industry-focused postgraduate education to enhance career opportunities in civil engineering for holders of a CEng accredited Bachelor’s degree.
Coventry offers cutting-edge facilities in our High Performance Engineering Centre, including construction site management simulation. We have excellent industry links and the course is developed and delivered by academic lecturers and guest speakers in collaboration with civil engineering employers, such as Underground Professional Services and Morgan Sindall.
Why choose this course?
Ranked in the UK’s top 25 for Civil Engineering in the Guardian University Guide 2017, Coventry has excellent links with employers, many of whom, like Hyder, Arup, MottMacold and Geotechnical Ltd, provide direct input into course development as members of our Civil Engineering and Building Advisory Boards.
You’ll study in our £50m Engineering and Computing building, which features teaching rooms, computer rooms, presentation and conference rooms, desk top PCs on all floors, laboratories, as well as our High Performance Engineering Centre. You’ll get to use industry-standard software, such as MIDAS, Plaxis and ANSYSS, which are widely used by design and consulting engineers.
Many of our members of staff have professional experience in the civil engineering and construction industries, having worked for companies such as Carillion, Hyder and Laing O’Rourke as principal, senior and management engineers. We also have a strong portfolio of industry-related research, ranging from applied technology such instrumentation and measuring to pure innovative research, which ensures you stay abreast of new technologies and emerging issues. In your final year, you also have the opportunity to assist our research with students previously participating in European Union and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSPRC) funded research projects by staff.
This course is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators as the educational base for Chartered Civil Engineers for holders of a CEng accredited Bachelor’s degree. A slightly modified version – the ‘Technical Route’ – is available for holders of Institute of Engineering (IEng) accredited degrees.
The civil engineering sector is one of the largest employers in the UK and demand is strong for civil engineering graduates.
This course is ideal for those seeking deeper and more specialist knowledge in a broad range of subjects for employment within the public and private sector as graduate engineers or if you wish to pursue an academic or research-orientated career.
The course will keep you up-to-date with current events and the latest, leading-edge industry innovations through opportunities to visit facilities and hear from leading industry figures. These visits are a great way to interact with potential employers and recently have included I54 Wolverhampton Junction Technopark.
As a postgraduate student, you also receive support from our award-winning Faculty careers service, EEC Futures, which won the ‘Best Placement Service in the UK’ award at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards in 2015 and 2016.
Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The University’s Careers and Employability team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.