London South Bank University - MSc Civil Engineering

London South Bank University

MSc Civil Engineering

Civil engineering has an impact on almost every aspect of the environment we live in, from building structures to transportation and sanitation. It has applications all over the world, with key skills transferable to other industries.

This is a broad-based civil engineering course covering the areas of structures, geotechnics, water engineering, water transportation, computer-aided design, highway engineering, and railway engineering.

You'll be required to complete an individual project in a specific area of the program. This will provide you with the opportunity to pursue independent study and undertake work of an investigative nature, contributing experimental, analytical, computer-based, or fieldwork input.

Entry Requirements

The programme is designed primarily for engineers and other construction industry professionals who are seeking to enhance their understanding of advanced civil, structural and geotechnical engineering technology.

  • You will have an undergraduate Civil Engineering degree with a minimum of a BEng Civil Engineering - 2:2 (or above) or a BSc Civil Engineering - 2:1 (or above) or equivalent work experience.

  • For applicants wh

    ose first degree was not taught and examined in English, an independent IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent is required.

Career Prospects

At LSBU, students have access to an Employability Service which includes free employability workshops and events, an online board, Job Shop advisers, and a Careers Hub. The Student Enterprise team can also help students start their own business and develop valuable entrepreneurial skills. Employment prospects for graduates of these courses are very good, especially in view of the upturn in new infrastructure projects in the UK and overseas. Successful students enter into a variety of positions within the construction industry.

Course Details

Teaching techniques include lectures, workshops, tutorials, laboratories, field trips and IT based blended learning. Visiting lecturers from industry contribute in some modules.


Advanced structural design
Soil-structure engineering
Finite elements and stress analysis
Highway engineering and operation
Railway Engineering and Asset Management
Water engineering

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