School of Engineering :: The University of Jordan ::

Program Specifications

MSc. in Civil Engineering- Geotechnical Engineering / Program Overview

An advanced branch of civil engineering concerned with the engineered earth works including but not limited to: theory of soil mechanics. Geotechnical earthquake engineering and risk mitigation, Soil dynamics, Geo-environmental engineering, Soil structure interaction, Analysis and design of earth structures, Rock mechanics and ground water, Landfill studies, Geotechnical tunneling, Dam engineering, Soil improvement and, Foundation engineering. This program is oriented to found the solid base of the ground work for the other branches of civil engineering and other engineering discipline.