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Civil Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The M.S. and Ph.D. degrees can be concentrated around one or more sub-disciplines of environmental, geotechnical, water resources, structural, materials, and transportation engineering.  Our dedicated faculty members work together with highly motivated graduate students to address critical issues facing our world related to sustainability and energy; infrastructure systems; climate change, hazard mitigation and adaptation; and environmental and public health. Our emphasis is on interdisciplinary education with research collaborations and opportunities across campus including not only other engineering and science departments but also social science, policy, and medicine.

The M.S. and Ph.D. degrees can be concentrated around one or more sub-disciplines of environmental, geotechnical, water resources, structural, materials and transportation engineering.  Our dedicated faculty members work together with highly motivated graduate students to address critical issues facing our world related to sustainability and energy; infrastructure systems; climate change, hazard mitigation and adaptation; and environmental and public health. Our emphasis is on interdisciplinary education with research collaborations and opportunities across campus including not only other engineering and science departments but also social science, policy and medicine.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Sustainable Eng. Materials
  • Numerical Methods for Engineer
  • Intro to Finite Element Analysis
  • Civil Engineering Systems Analysis
  • Design/Planning for Bikes/Peds
  • Traffic Operations & Design
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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General Requirements

The following materials should be submitted with your online application:

  • Contact information for all three people who will provide letters of recommendation (information is submitted in the application)
  • One official transcript from each institution you have attended, including the one you currently attend 
  • Writing Sample (where required)
  • Test Scores (where required)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    16768 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16768 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Burlington

  • 1269 - 1890 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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