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MScCivil Engineering

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Are you interested in shaping a sustainable world, in planning, designing or constructing the built and natural environment, and changing the lives of millions of people for the better? Are you interested in becoming a master innovator, creating breakthroughs in scientific and technological research, or a leader in the decision-making process? Are you interested in acquiring the knowledge, skills and attitudes to be able to do this? If the answer is ‘yes’, then the Master of Science in Civil Engineering at VUB, in the multicultural capital of Europe, is perfect for you.

Programme structure

The civil engineering curriculum will provide you with the fundamental knowledge related to mathematics, physics and mechanics. It will train you to become skilful in applying engineering tools, in communication and in functioning in a multidisciplinary environment, with a respectful, tolerant and critical attitude and commitment to ethics. Our programme will allow you to become a competent engineer, with a broad range of technical and scientific knowledge, while also developing the right skills and attitudes. Focusing on the design and analysis of advanced structures, on building materials and on water resources management, the programme provides you with a broad common knowledge that can be refined according to your preferences. Whatever you choose, you’ll be sure to receive a high-end education, tailored to your preferences and adapted to the latest evolutions in the scientific world.

Career opportunities

The diversity within the civil engineering fields creates a wide choice of careers.

Civil graduates work at all levels of the economy. Some work in small consulting firms, including those specializing in structural, environmental, municipal and geotechnical
engineering, and some work in larger firms which encompass several branches of civil

Others work for the government or have started their own businesses. Graduates in civil engineering can work all over the world, either as consultants with their own companies, as employees of large international companies, or as volunteers in developing countries.

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States