All of our MSc programmes are approved by the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, and the Institute of Highway Engineers as satisfying part 2 academic base requirements for a Chartered Engineer under UK-SPEC*. Modules offered within the Contaminant Hydrogeology and Environmental Management of Urban Land and Water programmes include short courses endorsed by the Geological Society for Continual Professional Development training.
Each MSc is a 12 month intensive full-time course consisting of 120 credits of taught modules, split equally over two semesters, followed by a 60 credit project dissertation during the summer. The dissertation is tailored to the theme of the course selected. The Postgraduate Diploma is awarded for the successful completion of 120 credits of taught modules and a Postgraduate Certificate is awarded to the successful completion of 60 credits of taught modules.
The MSc courses can also be completed on a part-time basis over a period of 2-3 years.
Financial support is available from a variety of sources to assist students studying the MSc in Contaminant Hydrogeology, MSc in Environmental Management of Urban Land and Water and MSc in Urban Water Engineering and Management.
* as long as your first degree is accredited by the above institutions
Postgraduate Visit Afternoons
Would you like to visit the University of Sheffield and the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering but are not able to attend one of our main University Postgraduate Open Days? Then, as an alternative, you may wish to consider attending one of our Postgraduate Visit Afternoons. See more information and book a visit.