NATM Master of Engineering - Construction, Rehabilitation and Operation of NATM- & TBM-Tunnels

Organisation:
TU Graz Life Long Learning
Typ:
Part-time
Certificate:
Master M.Eng.
Duration:
6 semester(s)
Studienort(e):
Graz and Leoben, Steiermark, Österreich
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Master M.Eng., NATM Master of Engineering - Construction, Rehabilitation and Operation of NATM- & TBM-Tunnels - Das Studium

Programme

The University Programmes was created to satisfy the continously increasing worldwide demand for qualified tunnel engineers and aims at increasing the skills of the participants in the fields of geotechnical engineering and tunnelling, with an emphasis on NATM and TBM tunneling.

The degree holders shall be enabled to accomplish tunnelling projects on their own in the face of geotechnical, structural, organizational, contractual and economic needs according to the latest state of the art. The programmes are jointly organized by Graz University of Technology and University of Leoben. Courses will be held in Graz and Leoben in Austria.

Prof. Thomas Marcher - TU Graz
Prof. Robert Galler - MU Leoben
Master M.Eng., NATM Master of Engineering - Construction, Rehabilitation and Operation of NATM- & TBM-Tunnels - Target audience

Target audience

Participants
The programme addresses civil engineers, geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists who do have a distinctive technical education and aim at a specialization in tunnelling. Future fields of work may be planning, design and consulting of underground projects for engineering offices, or construction management for contractors and owners.
Master M.Eng., NATM Master of Engineering - Construction, Rehabilitation and Operation of NATM- & TBM-Tunnels - Emphasis/Curriculum

Emphasis/Curriculum

  • Introduction to the „New Austrian Tunnelling Method“
  • Investigation and Engineering Geological methods
  • Laboratory methods
  • Characterization and Classification
  • Geotechnical design
  • Analysis
  • Tunnel Layout
  • Site organization, construction management
  • Construction contract
  • Risk analysis
  • Tunnel safety
  • Monitoring, data evaluation and interpretation
  • Instrumentation
  • Grouting
  • Excavation by blasting and roadheader
  • TBM tunnelling
Master M.Eng., NATM Master of Engineering - Construction, Rehabilitation and Operation of NATM- & TBM-Tunnels - Practical relevance

Practical relevance

All courses are taught in English.

Admission/Entrance requirements

Applicants who fulfil one of the following requirements qualify for the programmes:
  • a master's degree from a technical university in a related field
  • a bachelor's degree from a technical university in a related field and a minimum of 3 years of professional experience
  • a degree from a technical college in a related field
  • good command of English language
Admission is based on the review of the applicants and if required on interviews with the candidates or a test.

Languages

Language(s) of instruction: English

Attendance fees

Master's Programme (6 semester): € 18.900
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Master M.Eng., NATM Master of Engineering - Construction, Rehabilitation and Operation of NATM- & TBM-Tunnels - Organisation

Organisation

Following its mission Graz University of Technology not only aims to enable its students to acquire technical knowledge and education of high quality but also to be a place of lifelong learning. Based on the existing excellent know how Graz University of Technology seeks to increasingly establish itself as a provider of continuing education opportunities taking into account the fact that learning is a life-long process. We especially want to approach young graduates as well as experienced professionals with a technical and scientific background interested in vocational education and training.
Master M.Eng., NATM Master of Engineering - Construction, Rehabilitation and Operation of NATM- & TBM-Tunnels - Studying in Graz and Leoben

Studying in Graz and Leoben

Graz with a population of 280,000 is the second-largest Austrian city after Vienna and the capital of the federal state of Styria. Graz has a long tradition as a student city and offers its students a vital everyday life with a wide range of divers amusements. Its six universities have over 40,000 students. Graz' "Old Town" is one of the best-preserved city centers in Central Europe that was added to the UNESCO list of World Cultural Heritage Sites. Graz was sole Cultural Capital of Europe for 2003. The city is situated on the Mur river, in the south east of Austria. It is approximately 140 km southwest of Vienna or 2.5 hours by train / 2 hours by car. The nearest larger urban center is Maribor in Slovenia which is about 50 km away. One can reach many major European cities very easily from Graz, either by plane (Graz has got an international airport) or by train. Graz Airport is about 10 kilometres south of the city centre. The international destinations from Graz are Berlin, Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt/Main, London, Munich, Stuttgart, Zurich, Girona/Barcelona and Oslo.

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TU Graz Life Long Learning

Mandellstraße 13/II
8010 Graz
Österreich
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