UCL Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering


Urban Sustainability and Resilience MRes

The aim of this programme is to equip students with the research skills, knowledge and understanding required to tackle current and future real-world challenges faced by cities globally.

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Such real-world challenges include including increasing the resilience of our urban systems, and the infrastructure that supports them, to shocks arising from natural, economic and technological hazards.

To find out core information about this degree, such as entry requirements, programme length and cost, visit the UCL prospectus site.

Please note, all programme details conveyed in the video above and on this page are subject to change.

Course information

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits. The programme consists of one compulsory taught module (15 credits), one optional research skills module selected from an approved list (15 credits), two elective modules (30 credits) and a research project (120 credits).

Module information is available via pdf below:

Compulsory modules

Students must undertake CEGE0050 (below) and complete a research project (CEGE0047).

Optional modules (indicative list):

Students choose one optional module (15 credits) from an approved list of research skills modules.

Dissertation/research project

All students undertake an independent research project, which culminates in a dissertation of up to 20,000 words, and produce a presentation to be delivered at a dedicated event in September (120 credits).

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