Top jobs with a masters in civil and environmental engineering
Find out how studying for a masters qualification in civil and environmental engineering at Surrey opens up a wide range of job and career opportunities.
Graduates in Surrey’s civil engineering masters courses are in high demand across many sectors and go into roles such as geotechnical engineer, structural engineer, civil engineer, ground engineer, environmental engineer, bridge engineer or project manager – on an average starting salary of over £33,000 (Graduate Outcomes survey 2022 (HESA).
Surrey's postgraduate courses enable you to specialise in an area that fascinates you, such as water or bridge engineering, or develop a broader knowledge with our Civil Engineering MSc. Our students are exposed to state-of-the-art technology development from research projects, and government development strategies and policies from keynotes speakers, giving them a valuable real world perspective when it comes to looking for a job.
My MSc has sparked a desire to keep learning. It’s given me the confidence to challenge project scopes, whole life costs, and types of intervention, and to gain a better understanding of areas like environmental impact. I’m now employed by Atkins as a Senior Project Manager, seconded to M25 DBFO (Design, Build, Finance and Operate).Shaan Ali, Infrastructure Engineering and Management MSc
A masters qualification in civil and process engineering can help open the door to a range of careers. Our MSc graduates go on to a huge variety of job roles, not only with major consultancies and contractors, but across other sectors such as management and business consultancy. Recent MSc graduates now work for companies such as:
- Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure
- Laing O’Rourke
- Mott MacDonald
- Peter Brett Associates
- Wood Thilsted