There is an international need for professionals who can provide sustainable and resilient infrastructure to help alleviate poverty in low to middle-income countries
This programme will create future engineers who can work in a global context and with the skills and understanding to address the challenges of poverty worldwide.
Find out more about what our Engineering for International Development MSc students say on our Life at CEGE page.
To find out core information about this degree, such as entry requirements, programme length and cost, visit the UCL prospectus site.
Engineering for International Development MSc offer-holders may be eligible for the Burma Star Scholarship (deadline 30/4/19). Find out more on our Scholarships and funding page.
Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits. The programme consists of three core modules (45 credits), a collaborative project (30 credits). three optional modules (45 credits), and a dissertation/report (60 credits). A Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits) is also offered, which can be taken full-time over nine months, part-time over two years, or via the flexible option (up to five years).
Module information is available via pdf below:
- Appropriate Technologies in Practice (CEGE0055)
- Collaborative International Development Project (CIDP) (CEGE0056)
- Engineering and International Development (CEGE0025)
- Conflict, Humanitarianism and Disaster Risk Reduction
Students choose a minimum of two and a maximum of three optional modules from the following (subject to availability):
- Environmental GIS
- Environmental Modelling (CEGE0054)
- Environmental Systems Engineering
- GIS Principles and Technology (CEGE0091)
- Natural and Environmental Disasters (CEGE0036)
- Urban Flooding and Drainage (CEGE0039)
- Water and Wastewater Treatment (CEGE0022)
Students who choose two optional modules may choose one elective module in addition from the following:
- Critical Urbanism Studio I – Learning from Informality: Case Studies and Alternatives
- Critical Urbanism Studio II – Learning from Informality: Investigative Design
- Disaster Risk Reduction in Cities
- Food and the City
- Post Disaster Recovery: Policies, Practicies and Alternatives
- Sustainable Infrastructure and Services in Development
- Urban Water and Sanitation, Planning and Politics
- Clean Energy and Development (STEP0004)
- Water and Development in Africa
- Housing as Urbanism
- Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture
All students undertake an independent research project which culminates in a dissertation of 10,000 to 15,000 words.