University of Surrey: Advanced Geotechnical Engineering

InstitutionUniversity of Surrey View institution profile
Department Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences (FEPS)
Telephone +44(0)1483 682222
Study type Taught


**Why choose this course**
Become an expert in where engineering meets the natural world.

Our MSc Advanced Geotechnical Engineering will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to pursue a range of exciting careers in the geotechnical engineering sector.

You will be taught in highly-specialised facilities by academics who are leaders in the geotechnical area. You will also benefit from specialist lectures from experts outside the University, including visiting academics and engineers working in the industry.

**What you will study**
Our MSc Advanced Geotechnical Engineering will develop your understanding of the principles and theories behind ground engineering. It will teach you the skills you need to solve real-world ground engineering problems and address the technological challenges faced every day in the geotechnical engineering sector.

The topics you will cover on this course include deep foundations in urban areas, tunnelling, foundations for energy infrastructure, deep water energy resources exploration, and field monitoring.

During your studies, you will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills to a research project, under the guidance of an experienced and supportive supervisor. This will help you develop the skills you need to acquire, analyse and critically evaluate data, and then draw valid, defendable conclusions that can withstand professional scrutiny. It will put your understanding of scientific methodology to the test, and allow you to graduate as a confident and capable geotechnical engineer.


University of Surrey


At the University of Surrey, we see things differently. Whether you picture yourself in a new career, want to pursue an academic passion, or strive to study somewhere where you can make a real impact, our postgraduate courses can help make your vision a reality.  Situated just 34 minutes outside London in the vibrant town of Guildford we welcome over 3,500 postgraduate students each year from all corners of the globe. We are proud to be one of the most culturally diverse universities in the country.

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