University of East London

Course Introduction

Course Summary

We have designed our Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering to develop your engineering expertise in line with the ever-changing demands of the profession. We will enhance your knowledge in all the essential areas of engineering, from geotechnical engineering to construction management. We will ensure that your research skills and general understanding are sharp enough to give you the competitive edge as you build your career. Our campus location in the heart of London?s Docklands means you will see close up the challenges facing the next generation of engineers, from intensive urbanisation and major economic regeneration to climatic change.

What we're researching

Our academic staff bring a huge amount of research knowledge to bear on their teaching, so you can be sure that what you study reflects the most up-to-date thinking and practice. Alongside strong academic credentials, many have extensive industrial experience as practising civil engineers.

Your Future Career

There is an acknowledged shortage of and growing demand for skilled civil engineers with the right qualifications and experience. We have designed this course to give you a competitive edge when it comes to your career. As a graduate from our Civil Engineering PGDip course you can transfer onto the MSc course once you achieve the required averages. The course will prepare you for employment in a variety of dynamic consultancy and contracting roles in fields as diverse as structural engineering, highways and transportation, aviation and infrastructure projects, geotechnical engineering and water and coastal engineering.

Start Date:

2020-SEP-21. 2020-SEP-21.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Part Time
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip European Fees
1 year
Full Time
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip £6,280 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip £9,280 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip £6,280 European Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students should have a 3rd Class BEng or minimum 2:2 BSc Civil Engineering. They are expected to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths.
  • International entry requirements: Students should have a 3rd Class BEng or minimum 2:2 BSc Civil Engineering. They are expected to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths; Overall IELTS 6.0 overall with minimum 6.0 in writing and speaking, and 5.5 in listening and reading(or recognised equivalent).