The Soil Mechanics MSc course may be taken part-time, on a term-by-term basis, as follows. 

Over two years - Year One

Autumn Term

Attend for the whole term (11 weeks), students thereby taking the first half of the taught portion of the course.

Spring Term

No attendance, but the time is available for revision prior to examinations; supervision will be provided for Dissertation work.

Summer Term

Take examination papers covering material taken from the Autumn Term. This will involve attendance on two to three days in late April/early May. Supervision is provided for Dissertation work.

Over two years - Year Two

Autumn Term

No attendance, but supervision is provided for Dissertation work.

Spring Term

Complete (11 weeks) attendance, students thereby attending the second half of the taught portion of the course.

Summer Term

Take examination papers covering material from the Spring Term. This will involve attendance on two to three days in late April/early May. Attend one-week field course. Supervision will be provided for Dissertation work during the remainder of the term.

The Dissertation will be submitted in late August of Year 2, in time for the September Examiners' meeting.

Note

Course work will be submitted at the time required for the full-time course, that is either during Year 1 Autumn term, or during Year 2 Spring and Summer terms, or later as appropriate.