M.Sc. Structural Design and Construction Management

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP12500 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English (Find a course)
Kingston University
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.

Description of Structural Design and Construction Management

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

Application deadline Home/EU students: 4 January Overseas: 23 November
Tuition fee
  • GBP 12500 Year (Non-EEA)
  • GBP 5900 Year (EEA)

Part Time:

  • Home and European Union: £2,950
  • Overseas (not EU) 2015/16: £6,250
Start date January  2016, September  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

  • 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

English Language Requirements

Requirements for Structural Design and Construction Management

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

Work Experience for Structural Design and Construction Management

No work experience is required.

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