Civil Engineering

Unit set code: NSPCIV | Study level: Postgraduate | Unit set type: Specialisation
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This Masters builds upon the highly successful and industry renowned Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering, Honours), NHEC. Full-time employment in NHEC (and EBDC) is 87% (GOS 2019) which is well above the national average of 82.4% for undergraduate Engineering degrees according to GOS 2019 data. The Masters in Civil Engineering will further fulfil the growing demand for professionals with advanced knowledge, problem solving skills and research ability in Civil Engineering. This Masters will be technical in nature and will be aimed at enhancing students’ ability to gain employment in both the private and public sector in positions of planning, designing, constructing and management of essential community infrastructure. Graduates will have a wide range of career opportunities in a variety of organisations including: construction companies, transportation authorities and organisations, water utility providers, mining, as well as defence, local councils and other government departments.

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