Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Nottingham University

Courses

Nottingham University has developed a suite of post graduate infrastructure and management MScs in the last three years that are proving to be highly popular.

The college originally set up an in house course for contractor Carillion. It then took the logical step of developing the work into an MSc programme which includes MScs in planning, risk management and applied project management.

'We have got a package where the student does an MSc in infrastructure but can take a theme such as earthquake engineering, coastal and river or environmental, ' says Bill Askew, director of studies.

'The MScs have elements of management in them but can tap in to virtually all our disciplines.'

Numbers show a revived domestic market for post graduate education after years in which it has been dominated by overseas students, he adds. 'There was a recession in Britain and we weren't getting enough people coming through, ' says Askew.

But, he adds, 'the market still there for international students, ' helped by the fact that earlier this year the government relaxed work permit rules making it easier for international students to find work after the course.

'We have noticed a 10 per cent rise in applications from international students at undergraduate and post graduate level.'

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Please note comments made online may also be published in the print edition of New Civil Engineer. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.

Related Jobs