M.Sc. Structural Engineering

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP11700 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP7550 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| London, United Kingdom
This programme will enhance your knowledge in different areas of structural engineering, such as advanced structural analysis, design in concrete, steel, timber and masonry, dynamics and earthquake engineering, and soil-structure engineering. It will also provide you with deep understanding and skills in research methods.

Description

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UEL has been offering post-graduate programmes in the area of Civil Engineering from 1964. The general aim of the present programme is to provide graduate structural engineers the opportunity to develop and gain additional expertise to meet higher demands of our profession, and help you fast-track your career.

This programme will enhance your knowledge in different areas of structural engineering, such as advanced structural analysis, design in concrete, steel, timber and masonry, dynamics and earthquake engineering, and soil-structure engineering. It will also provide you with deep understanding and skills in research methods. Moreover, our MSc programmes in Civil and Structural Engineering have a wide professional recognition, since they are accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) of the Institutions of Civil, Structural and Highways & Transportation Engineers.

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) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree (see for further information). We also offer opportunities for those in work by providing part-time opportunities for study and support to help balance their work and study commitments.

Key Facts

UEL civil engineering was ranked 3rd in London (after UCL and Imperial College) and 4th amongst modern universities in The Guardian’s University Guide 2013: League Table For Civil Engineering.

Why Choose Us?

We strive to provide our students with learning opportunities and practical skills that will help them in their future employment. We will help you gain a comprehensive depth of knowledge and understanding of the most up-to-date practices and theories in Structural Engineering. There is a highly practical emphasis to the programme in the way it addresses many theoretical, design and professional issues. The programme continues to develop, becoming increasingly popular both in the UK and overseas. Engineers employed in the construction industry find the part-time mode of the programme both flexible and adaptable and easily tailored to suit their personal requirements.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • GBP11700 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP7550 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

The programme offers a number of self-contained taught modules, organised around the various areas of Civil Engineering. There is a wide range of modules on offer, covering Advanced Structural Analysis, Design of Concrete, Steel, Timber and Masonry Structures, Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, and Soil Structure Engineering. The taught modules are complemented by a Research Dissertation Project that is undertaken as the final part of the course.

Modules:

  • CEM004 Soil Structure Engineering

  • CEM005 Design in Steel and Concrete

  • CEM006 Advanced Structural Analysis

  • CEM010 Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering

  • CEM011 Research Dissertation

  • CEM015 Design in Timber and Masonry.

English Language Requirements

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CAE score
180(Grade C)

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Requirements

  • BEng (Hons) minimum 2:2 or BSc(Hons) minimum 2:1, both in Civil Engineering
  • Appropriate professional qualifications such as MICE or MIStructE
  • Applicants with other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis

In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, then IELTS Academic 6.0 Overall, with no less than 5.5 in components, or equivalent, is required. International qualifications will be checked for appropriate entry to UK Higher Education postgraduate programmes.

Students who apply to enter stages of the programme may be admitted through normal Accreditation of Experiential Learning (AEL) or Accreditation of Certificated Learning (ACL) processes, or through an approved articulation agreement. Therefore such applicants must be able to demonstrate and evidence that they have the required learning outcomes as listed in the modules for which they are seeking exemption.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

MSc programmes in Civil and Structural Engineering have a wide professional recognition, since they are accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) of the Institutions of Civil, Structural and Highways & Transportation Engineers. 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) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree (see www.jbm.org.uk for further information).

As a post-graduate on this programme, you are entitled to student membership of the institution of Civil Engineers (www.ice.org.uk) and the Institution of Structural Engineers (www.istructe.org), and if not already a member, you are urged to join. The Civil Engineering Liaison Officer with the professional institutions can advise you. The Officer also organises a presentation by the professional institutions at UEL each year, which you may find helpful to attend.

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