Civil Engineering: Structural Engineering, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    19300
    Tuition (Year)
    6630
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #101 ,
MSc Civil Engineering, University of Nottingham This course aims to provide you with the technical knowledge and skills to develop the analytical, decision-making and critical powers required to solve civil engineering problems, along with the transferable skills to enable a leading career in civil engineering.

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MSc Civil Engineering, University of Nottingham

This course provides technical knowledge and skills to solve civil engineering problems, as well as transferable skills.

This 12 month course aims to provide you with the technical knowledge and skills to develop the analytical, decision-making and critical powers required to solve civil engineering problems, along with the transferable skills to enable a leading career in civil engineering.

An innovative feature of the MSc Civil Engineering is that the degree title can be augmented to include a subject theme (in this case, structural engineering) by choosing specific modules in the first two semesters and completing a project related to the theme.

As such, you will concentrate on the technical knowledge and skills relevant to the field of structural engineering for the award of MSc Civil Engineering: Structural Engineering.

Key facts

  • We have recently invested over £3m into upgrading our facilities.The Faculty of Engineering conducts research that has been recognised by the Research Excellence Framework (2014) as being world-leading or internationally excellent, placing it in the UK’s top ten universities for engineering.The department has extensive links with industrial sponsors and other organisations, locally, nationally and internationally.Our research is supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), UK industrial and commercial companies, UK government departments, charities and the European Union.
  • This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for further learning for a chartered engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) undergraduate first degree.

Programme Structure

The compulsory modules taken on this course are designed to give you a strong foundation in the skills and methodology necessary to successfully complete your research project over the summer period.

By taking the MSc Civil Engineering: Structural Engineering, you will be expected to focus these core modules and your subsequent research project on an issue relating to Structural Engineering.

The course is taught through lectures, tutorials, projects and student-centred learning.

In addition, you will be able to choose from a number of optional modules to either further develop your studies in this area or to include other topics offered from an approved list of civil engineering modules.

Over the summer period, you will undertake a research project on a subject of your choice relating to structural engineering. The research project is a chance to carry out a major piece of independent research under the supervision of a suitable member of academic staff.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score: 6

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Academic Requirements

  • Applicants need to have studied multiple courses in Structures, Geotechnics and Fluids
  • 2.1 (Upper 2nd class hons degree or international equivalent)
  • 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element)

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 19300 International
  • GBP 6630 EU/EEA

Funding

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