12 months full time; up to 48 months part time
Fees per academic year 2013-14
UK and EU: full time £6,000 part time *
International: full time £14,750
*Please note that the part-time fees are calculated on a pro-rata basis, and include an annual administration fee.
More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.
This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) undergraduate first degree or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng / BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree. See www.jbm.org.uk for further information.
It aims to provide you with the advanced conceptual understanding, detailed factual knowledge, and specialist technical skills that are required for success in an engineering-based consultancy business. It will also help to develop your knowledge and understanding of the framework within which business opportunities are identified and pursued within the civil and structural engineering sector.
You take compulsory modules plus optional modules, followed by a research project written up as a dissertation.
Teaching methods include: formal lectures; tutorials; seminars; open learning; group projects; computing workshops; laboratory and fieldwork; site visits. Assessment is by formal written examinations, course work, a dissertation, and oral and poster presentations. Significant contributions are made to the course by prominent visitors from the construction industry. Most modules are taught in one or two week blocks.
Find out more detailed information about the programme modules
Normally a minimum of a second-class Honours degree, or an international equivalent, in civil engineering, mechanical engineering, physics or mathematics. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with lower class Honours degrees, non-standard qualifications and/or relevant professional experience.
Applicants whose first language is not English normally require IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each category, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based) or equivalent.
Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.
International Students, consult your own government for funding. The University offers International Scholarships, and there are funding opportunities by external organisations available.
Students should consult their employers for sponsorship opportunities.
Visit our postgraduate application site.
Applications are accepted up to the September before the programme commences. However, international students applying for September 2013 entry should apply by Friday 12 July 2013 to ensure that they have time to put appropriate arrangements in place.
Please note: As a formal condition of the offer to study at Newcastle University, students from outside the UK/EU are required to pay a deposit of £1,500 or submit an official letter of sponsorship for their chosen programme. The deposit payment is non refundable, but will be deducted from tuition fees upon registration.