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University of Warwick: Tunnelling and Underground Space

Institution University of Warwick View institution profile
Department Engineering
Telephone 02476 524585
Study type Taught


Tunnelling and Underground Space MSc is a specialist Master's course designed to prepare students for a career as a tunnelling engineer. Warwick's Engineering Department will prepare students to carry out and manage tunnelling projects through their lifecycle.

This specialist Master’s course is designed to prepare students with a background in civil engineering or engineering geology for a career as a tunnelling engineer. It is endorsed and supported by the British Tunnelling Society and the International Tunnelling Association, with 30% of teaching delivered by guest lecturers from industry. You will develop the knowledge and skills you need to carry out and manage tunnelling projects through their lifecycle. This starts with geological investigation and ground characterisation, then follows through steps including: feasibility study and selection of construction method; analysis and design; to health, safety and environmental risk assessment; construction programming and project risk management.


University of Warwick

The University of Warwick is a world-leading campus university, renowned for its excellent teaching and world-leading research. We are ranked 61st in the QS World University Guide 2022, and listed within the top ten UK universities in all three major national league tables. However, we are much more than our rankings. Warwick is a place that inspires, excites, invigorates and supports.

The campus is in Coventry, a modern city with high street shops, restaurants, nightclubs and bars sitting alongside medieval monuments. The Warwickshire towns of Leamington Spa and Kenilworth are also nearby. Coventry is just …

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