Geotechnical Engineering - M.Sc.




Master of Science in Civil Engineering specializing in Geotechnical Engineering



Work fields for a master’s graduate in Geotechnical engineering:

  • Design of various structures, including building footings, roads, bridges, tunnels, and others.
  • Work in various educational institutions as lecturers in universities and institutes.
  • Work in various research institutions.
  • Preparing researches in the various geotechnical fields.
  • Executing various installations, including roads, bridges, tunnels, and others.
  • Supervising the implementation of the various installations, including roads, bridges, tunnels, footings, and others.
  • Providing various consultations regarding the construction sector.
  • Owning private contracting companies concerned with implementing geotechnical projects.
  • Working in industrial jobs in government and private factories.


Entities that have hired Geotechnical engineering graduates:

  • Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
  • Private universities.
  • Research institutions.
  • Private and mixed sector companies involved in the field of geotechnical engineering.
  • Government ministries and bodies not associated with a ministry, governorates, and municipalities.


Duration of study:

Two years. (one year for studying courses and one year for research).


The scientific department that grants the specialization:

Department of Civil Engineering.


The scientific backgrounds that can be submitted to obtain the specialization:

Bachelor of Building and Construction Engineering.

Bachelor of Civil Engineering.

Higher diploma in roads and transportation, Higher diploma in bridge engineering.