MSc courses

The group of Pavement Engineering provides the following modules and units in the new MSc Civil Engineering and MSc Environmental Engineering Programs from 2022 onwards. 


MSc Civil Engineering (Construction Materials CM Track)

Track Base: CIEM1000 Fundamentals of construction materials (Q2, Q3)

  • Unit 1 Science of construction materials (Q2)
  • Unit 4 Construction materials technology (Q3)

Module A: CIEM1110 Measuring and modelling construction material behaviour (Q3)

  • Unit 1 Numerical modelling of construction materials 
  • Unit 2 Experimental characterisation of construction materials 

Module B1: CIEM1210 Construction materials research (Q4)

  • Unit 1 Durability of construction materials and infrastructure
  • Unit 2 Imposed deformations of construction materials 
  • Unit 3 Advanced constitutive modelling

Module B2: CIEM1220 Design and engineering of construction materials (Q4)

  • Unit 1 Recycling and renewable construction materials
  • Unit 2 Smart materials/self-healing materials and construction technologies


MSc Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering SE Track)

Track Base: CIEM5000 Structural engineering

  • Unit 1 Sustainable construction members and systems (Q2)
  • Unit 4 Mechanics of slender structures (Q3)

Module A2: CIEM5120 Design of structural components (Q3)

  • Unit 2 Design with innovative materials

Module A3: CIEM5130 Design of civil structures and infrastructures (Q3)

  • Unit 1 General design principles of (infra)structural systems
  • Unit 2 Specific design aspects of buildings, bridges, rail and road structural systems
  • Unit 3 Design challenge

Module B1: CIEM5210 Applied mechanics of structures (Q4)

  • Unit 2 Advanced constitutive modelling (along with CM-B1-3)

Module B2: CIEM5220 Applied dynamics of structures (Q4)

  • Unit 1 Structural response to earthquakes
  • Unit 3 Dynamics of structures under moving loads

Module B6: CIEM5260 Transportation infrastructures (Q4)

  • Unit 1 Design and construction of new transportation infrastructures
  • Unit 2 Dynamics and degradation of transportation infrastructures
  • Unit 3 Monitoring and maintenance of transportation infrastructures


MSc Civil Engineering (Traffic and Transport Engineering TTE Track)

Track Base: CIEM6000 Traffic and transport engineering (Q2)

  • Unit 1 Planning and design of traffic and transportation networks and infrastructure 

Module B4: CIEM6240 Road and railway engineering (Q4)

  • Unit 1 Road engineering
  • Unit 3 Integrated project


MSc Environmental Engineering (Resource and Waste Engineering Track)

Track Base: ENVM1000 Principles of Environmental Engineering

Module A: ENVM1200 Resource engineering (Q3)

  • Unit 2 Circular construction processes and sustainable materials 


Electives (Q5)

  • CIEM1302 Forensic construction materials engineering 
  • CIEM1303 Upscaling techniques in construction materials design and engineering 
  • CIEM5310 Contact and interface mechanics for engineering structures 
  • CIEM5311 Loading and life time prediction of transportation infrastructures 
  • CIEM5312 Emerging technologies for transportation infrastructure 

Crossover modules (Q6)

  • CEGM2004 Noise and Vibration: generation, propagation and effect on humans and environment
  • CEGM2008 Monitoring of Structural Health and Geohazards
  • CEGM2003 Data Science and Artificial Intelligence for Engineers


From the group of Pavement Engineering, the following MSc courses were provided till 2022:

  • CIE4880 Road Paving Materials
  • CIE4860 Structural Pavement Design
  • CIE5850 Pavement Construction and Maintenance
  • CIE5871 Micromechanical analysis of (Porous) Asphalt Concrete


Kindly contact Dr Ajay ( for more details on MSc education.