Department of Civil Engineering, including Railways

This Postgraduate Virtual Open Day is designed to inform prospective postgraduate students, applicants and offer holders about the postgraduate courses available within the Department of Civil Engineering and how to prepare for your course.

The Department of Civil Engineering offers a stimulating research environment with structured research training in almost every branch of civil engineering. This enables our graduates to obtain interesting and rewarding careers, whether in industrial practice, industrial research or academia. Our RAE rating acknowledges our excellence in research.

Dr Steven Quigley (Head of Admissions) and Alastair Moyes (Admissions Administrator) will be available between 13:00-14:00 for the live Q&A.

Thirteen of our postgraduate mentors have studied in the Department of Civil Engineering:

You are welcome to ask them any questions you have about what it’s like to study in the Department .

More information about postgraduate study in the Department of Civil Engineering

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Speaker profiles

  • Alastair Moyes

    Alastair is Postgraduate Admissions Administrator in the School of Engineering. (Live Q&A 13:00-14:00)

  • Dr Steven Quigley

    Steven is Head of Admissions and senior lecturer in the School of Engineering. (Live Q&A 13:00-14:00)

Q&A Archive

These were the questions asked during the Department of Civil Engineering, including Railways live event.

We’ve come to the end of our Q&A session today. Thank you very much to everyone who took part – I hope we managed to be of assistance and provide the information that you were looking for.

We will hold many more of these virtual open day events over the coming months so please check now and again to see what we’ve got lined up for the future. If you’d like to visit our campus (in real life!), our next Postgraduate Open Day will take place on Wednesday 22 November 2017. We also run bespoke campus tours throughout term time and Cafés at which you can meet current students.

We pride ourselves on our able and enthusiastic research students, and we are constantly seeking to add to our research teams new students who wish to contribute to the advances being made here. We offer a stimulating research environment with structured research training in almost every branch of civil engineering.

Civil Engineering is the key to many of the issues affecting our lives today. Civil Engineers solve problems, design, build and maintain our living and working spaces.

Welcome to this Live Q&A about Civil Engineering, including Railways. Dr Steven Quigley (Head of Admissions for the School of Engineering) and Alastair Moyes (Admissions Administrator) are now online until 14:00 to answer your questions.

Your question will be posted on this feed once it has been answered, which might take a little time if we receive a lot of questions. Please don’t worry if you don’t see your question and its answer immediately – you only need to submit each question once and keep an eye on the feed for when the answer is posted.