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Advanced Structural Engineering MSc

Advanced Structural Engineering MSc

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Structural Engineering

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our Structural Engineering course is aimed at graduates and practising engineers. It’s designed to help improve your knowledge of structural and foundation engineering. The degree’s been developed together with a wide range of employers in the sector. So there’s a strong relationship between the course and the engineering industry. The course also builds directly on staff research activities, which include experimental, numerical and theoretical work. You’ll have access to excellent practical and advanced computer and networking facilities too.

This course can be studied full-time or part-time on campus. It can also be studied via Online Learning, ideal for those in employment or with other commitments, providing flexible study options that fit around work or family. Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert awards in this course.

Accreditation

This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for further learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired a partial CEng (BEng) accredited undergraduate degree.

The curriculum of Advanced Structural Engineering covers the specialist technical and computational skills necessary for today’s construction industry and therefore offers excellent preparation for employment across an industry that includes consulting and contracting engineers, public authorities and local government. In addition, the course also provides a suitable springboard for graduates seeking a career in a research lead environment.

Different course options

Full time | Edinburgh Campus | 12 months | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

This module aims to provide a comprehensive description of the behaviour of structural concrete under different loading conditions based on the relevant published test data; Provide a comprehensive description of the mechanics underlying the response of reinforced concrete structural forms (e.g. beams, columns, walls, joints, slabs, frames) when subjected to different loading; conditions based on the available test data. Describe the different modes of failure exhibited; Introduce the learner to the concepts underlying reinforced concrete design and the available assessment methods.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£19,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants must have one of the following: Minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in a related subject area; For postgraduate conversion courses, non-related degrees will be considered; Corporate (or chartered) membership of relevant professional institutions will also be considered; PG Diploma level entry applicants must have an ordinary degree in a related subject area and relevant post qualification industry experience; Candidates who do not meet the above entry requirements or have no formal academic qualifications will be considered individually based on their CV and possibly interview. Admission via this route will be at the discretion of the Director of Recruitment.