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University of Birmingham

Foundation engineering

One year full-time or 20 months split course which began in 1956. Syllabus includes soil mechanics, engineering geology, environmental ground engineering and foundation design. Entry is by at least a second class degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline. This course attracts the prestigious John Camdon RMC prize (open to UK residents only).

Dr David N Chapman, School of Civil Engineering, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, B152TT. Tel: 0121 4145150. Fax: 01214145051. Email:

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