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The Faculty's courses and their location have always attracted applicants from both the UK and abroad. The University of Portsmouth's attractive south coast setting provides an ideal student environment which includes a compact city location with relatively inexpensive accommodation good transport facilities both within the city and beyond and a range of excellent leisure and cultural facilities. In an uncertain and increasingly competitive environment the Civil Engineer is required to develop a wide range of skills and abilities to stay abreast of current industrial needs. The Faculty of the Environment has recognised the need for a fresh approach to the provision of postgraduate courses in Civil Engineering and has established this course within the Faculty Modular Masters Scheme. Specific Aims ? To provide frameworks within which the understanding of core disciplines in Civil Engineering can be extended ? To provide an opportunity to study subjects of growing importance with which the Civil Engineer is confronted in the changing economic and environmental climate ? To increase professionals' ability to contribute to organisational and managerial effectiveness within their employing organisations by developing their general competence within the context of their own experience, their current and future needs and the needs of their organisations This course is accredited by Joint Board of Moderators (JBM)United Kingdom Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC) - Satisfies further learning for Chartered Engineer (CEng). Research Relationships During their period of registration, candidates are invited to liaise with appropriate research groups within the University. Subject to availability, candidates are welcome to attend, without assessment, other units of study at undergraduate or postgraduate level within the Faculty of the Environment. Core Units: Semester 1 ? Geotechnology ? General Management in Construction ? Advanced Structural Analysis & Design Semester 2 ? Research Methods Semester 3 ? Independent Project Options Units: Semester 1 ? Projects and the Law ? Project Economics and Finance ? Environmental Management ? Management of Traffic ? Project Management ? Project Work Prep & Research Methods (part time students only) Semester 2 ? Project Mgt Tools & Techniques ? Project Mgt. Software ? Construction Materials Engineering ? Shoreline Management ? Life Cycle of Structures ? Ground Investigation & Assessment ? Groundwater Hydrology ? Strategic Mgt. in Construction ? Ground Engineering ? Waste Disposal and Remediation Information Days: The University runs a series of Postgraduate Information Days throughout the year. For details and to book a place, please click on the Open Days tab above.

The Faculty's courses and their location have always attracted applicants from both the UK and abroad. The University of Portsmouth's attractive south coast setting provides an ideal student environment which includes a compact city location with relatively inexpensive accommodation good transport facilities both within the city and beyond and a range of excellent leisure and cultural facilities....

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