School of Architecture and Built Environment

MSc Civil Engineering Management

MSc Part-time 2 years, Full-time 12 months

The course is delivered by professionals with extensive research and industrial experience in sustainable construction materials, sustainable transport, integrated transport systems, environmental management, structural performance and urban pollution.

The course is delivered by professionals with extensive research and industrial experience in sustainable construction materials, sustainable transport, integrated transport systems, environmental management, structural performance and urban pollution.

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MSc
Start date(s)
16 September 2024,13 January 2025
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Course specifications
Course length
Part-time (2 years),Full-time (12 months)
Campus location
University: City Campus
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Why choose this course?

The MSc Civil Engineering Management course is designed to meet the professional body requirements and is delivered by professionals with extensive research and industrial experience in sustainable construction materials, sustainable transport, integrated transport systems, environmental management, structural performance and urban pollution. This course aims to broaden the knowledge and understanding of a range of aspects of civil engineering management practice and their limitations such as risk analysis. In addition, the management skills related to working within the construction profession in particular critically analysing management and business practices applied to the field of civil engineering are developed. 

The modules provide opportunities for individual research as well as group-based activities, where students will tackle industrially relevant challenges, requiring innovative and creative solutions which recognise the wider implications of engineering activities.

The course provides further education to the graduates who are already in possession of a partial-CEng (Chartered Engineer) accredited undergraduate degree to meet the (Chartered Engineer) CEng standards. The course is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) which comprises ICE, IStructE, IHE, CIHT and PWI.

What happens on the course?

Course modules include:

  • Building Information Modelling
  • Sustainable Engineering
  • Research Methods and Professional Skills
  • Transport Systems Engineering
  • Financial Management of Projects
  • Dissertation (Individual research project)
  • Advanced Project Planning and Control

Course Modules

Potential Career Paths

There are many significant employment opportunities in Civil Engineering with graduates working for contractors, consultants, local authorities, government and public bodies, the armed forces, and academic and research establishments. Civil Engineering also offers opportunities to work both on a national and international basis on a variety of exciting infrastructure projects.

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

The teaching staff are friendly, supportive and a blend of professionally qualified engineers and respected academics. Our staff have close links to the industry and professional bodies, which ensures the course is relevant and professional. The course is accredited and designed to meet professional body requirements. This course is being delivered at the brand-new Springfield Campus.

View our springfield campus here

Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of research or advanced technical or professional activity; design and apply appropriate research methodologies and communicate results of research to peers; and accept accountability in related decision-making including use of supervision.

Ability to deal with complex issues and make sound judgments in the absence of information; able to integrate knowledge of new and emerging technology, mathematical and computer models; and demonstrate understanding across the whole degree programme.

Ability to exercise leadership within an effective team environment while analysing and recognising the contributions of individuals and demonstrate understanding of current engineering practice

Manage, appraise, critique and update a plan of work to reflect a changing operating environment and make evaluate the commercial risks

Demonstrate knowledge, skills and understanding of management and business practices and a wide range of engineering materials and components

Ability to apply innovative design processes in unfamiliar situations and engineering techniques in a range of commercial and industrial constraints.

Location Mode Fee Year
Home Full-time £7995 per year 2022-23
Home Full-time £7995 per year 2022-23
Home Full-time £8395 per year 2023-24
Home Full-time £8395 per year 2023-24
Home Full-time £8815 per year 2024-25
Home Part-time £3998 per year 2022-23
Home Part-time £4198 per year 2023-24
Home Part-time £4198 per year 2023-24
Home Part-time £4408 per year 2024-25
International Full-time £14450 per year 2022-23
International Full-time £14450 per year 2022-23
International Full-time £15450 per year 2023-24
International Full-time £15450 per year 2023-24
International Full-time £15950 per year 2024-25

These fees relate to new entrants only for the academic year indicated for entry onto the course, any subsequent years study may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

You should have a good honours degree in an engineering, technology or science-related subject. However, substantial professional experience can substitute for graduate status. IELTS entry criteria to be an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 6.5 in any aspect. If you are currently employed, we request a statement of support from your employer

Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)

Accredited by the Institution of Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer.

Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE)

Accredited by the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Postgraduate Loan (Home Fee Status):

You may be able to get a postgraduate student loan from Student Finance England of up to £12,167 to help pay for a Master’s degree. Applications are made through Student Finance England and more information on the regulations and eligibility criteria can be found at Masters Loans gov.uk.

* Any RPL will invalidate your eligibility as you must study a minimum of 180 credits


Changes for EU students:

The UK government has confirmed that EU students starting courses from 1 August 2021 will normally be classified as Overseas (International) students for fee purposes. More information about the change is available at UKCISA:

EU citizens living in the UK with 'settled' status, and Irish nationals living in the UK or Ireland, will still be classified as Home students, providing they meet the usual residency requirements, for more information about EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) click here.


Postgraduate Loyalty Discount:

You can get 20% discount on a taught on-site postgraduate course if you’re a University of Wolverhampton Graduate.

The University offers a generous 20% Loyalty Discount to students progressing from an undergraduate programme to a taught postgraduate programme, where both courses are University of Wolverhampton Awards.

There is no time limit on how long ago you completed your degree as long as this is your first Masters level qualification.

The discount applies to the first year of enrolment only. Students who receive a loyalty discount are not entitled to any further tuition discount or bursary. For full terms and conditions click here.


Self-funded:

If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found by clicking here.


Sponsored - Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

Your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.


Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.


Charitable Funding:

You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites Association of Charitable Foundations, Directory of Social Change or Family Action. Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.


You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.

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