UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

There is an international need for professionals who can provide sustainable and resilient infrastructure to help alleviate poverty in low' to middle'income countries. This programme will create future engineers who can work in a global context and with the skills and understanding to address the challenges of poverty worldwide.

Course Modules

Core modules: appropriate technologies in practice; collaborative project international development; engineering and international development; resilience. Options: environmental GIS; environmental modelling; environmental systems engineering; GIS principles and technology; mapping science; natural and environmental disasters; urban flooding and drainage; water and wastewater treatment; critical urbanism studio i ' learning from informality (case studies and alternatives); critical urbanism studio ii ' learning from informality (investigative design strategies for contested spaces); disaster risk reduction in cities; gender in policy and planning; post disaster recovery (policies, practices and alternatives); sustainable infrastructure and services in development; urban water and sanitation, planning and politics.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline (such as engineering, architecture, geography, urban planning, mathematics) from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Normally, however, only candidates with either a 1st or upper 2nd Class degree will be accepted, although applicants with a lower 2nd Class degree supported by extensive relevant work experience will also be considered.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £23,440  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,090  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,725  Academic year. First year home fees
5 years
Variable
MSc (Postgraduate)
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
2 years
Part Time
PgDip
5 years
Variable
PgDip