Through this highly technical course, studied one year full-time or two years part-time, you will develop skills in numerical simulation using a variety of advanced software.
You will also learn failure analysis methods, the Eurocodes and the code of practice for the design of various construction materials, research skills and the legal issues surrounding construction.
The course is accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) and the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT). Industry practitioners are regularly invited as guest speakers and lecturers.
- Advanced mechanics of materials and FEA
- Advanced structural concrete
- Advanced; structural steel design
- Forensic engineering;
- Foundation design to eurocode 7
- Structural; dynamics and earthquake design
- MSc thesis
Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.
Full information on this is available in our disclaimer.
As a qualified structural engineer
with advanced training, you will be in demand in the construction industry
worldwide. Alternatively, you may choose to use this course as the basis for
further education or extensive research.
The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) degree at 2:2 or above with a background in Civil Engineering.
We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry.
English language requirements
If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test and our minimum English language requirements will apply.
This may not apply if you have completed all your school qualifications in English, or your undergraduate degree was taught and examined in English (within two years of starting your postgraduate course). Check our country pages to find out if this applies to you.
Our entry requirements indicate the minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students. Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications.
If your qualifications aren't listed above, visit our country pages to get entry requirements for your country.
Please note that non-EU international students are unable to enrol onto the following courses:
BN Nursing/MN Nursing (Adult, Child, Mental Health or Learning Disability)
BM Midwifery/MM Midwifery
We are committed to being as accessible as possible to anyone who wants to achieve higher education.
Our admissions policies will help you understand our admissions procedures and how decisions are made.