M.Sc. Structural Design and Construction Management

Kingston University | London , United Kingdom
This industry-accredited course is tailored to civil and/or structural engineers wishing to become senior managers in both consulting engineering and contracting organisations, and is ideal for graduate engineers starting their career in the construction industry.

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This industry-accredited course is tailored to civil and/or structural engineers wishing to become senior managers in both consulting engineering and contracting organisations, and is ideal for graduate engineers starting their career in the construction industry. It successfully combines structural engineering with advanced construction management, which will enable you to perform at a managerial level for a consultant or contractor. The course is led by a fellow of both the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Structural Engineers with industrial and academic experience and expertise in advanced concrete design and seismic design.

Academic teaching is complemented by experts from leading civil/ structural engineering consultancies and construction companies, enabling you to develop a wider perspective and understanding of the worldwide issues facing the construction industry.

Further learning programme MSc (technical)

This degree is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators, which includes the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Structural Engineers, under licence from the Engineering Council, as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired a Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng(Hons) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc(Hons) undergraduate first degree.

What will you study?

You will learn how to carry out the conceptual and detailed design of standard and innovative structures and substructures under normal and earthquake actions, to latest standards, using steel and concrete. You will also study the financial, legal and contractual problems associated with the construction process, and will learn how to apply your knowledge of management techniques and contract administration in the supervision of construction projects.

You will have the opportunity to carry out research and undertake industry-relevant dissertation projects.

The advanced concrete design module is assessed by coursework based on the national university competition organised by The Concrete Centre, the trade body representing the concrete industry in the UK.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 12900 Year (Non-EEA)
  • GBP 6300 Year (EEA)

Part Time:

  • Home and European Union: £3465
  • Overseas (not EU) 2015/16: £7095
Start date , December 2016
Duration full-time 12 months
Partnership Joint
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months
Part-time variant Flexible

Course Content

Modules
  • Management of Project Risk, Quality and Safety
  • Seismic Design of Structures and Substructure Design
  • Structural Design in Concrete and Steel
  • Estimating, Tendering and Procurement
  • Dissertation

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Requirements

  • Good honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in related discipline, and/or suitable industrial experience.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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