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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Aberdeen

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-20, JAN-21

  • Duration

    12 Months

Course summary

The MSc Advanced Structural Engineering follows the Structural Engineering Institute "Vision for the Future" by offering a broad and flexible curriculum, which allows you to design your course of study to suit your academic background and career interests far beyond the construction industry.

This advanced programme is designed to produce the next generation of structural engineering professionals capable of applying their skills across a wide range of industrial sectors, such as construction, aerospace, automotive, renewable energy, and oil and gas.

The MSc Advanced Structural Engineering is also distinctive because it offers courses such as Advanced Composite Materials, Lightweight Structures and Engineering Optimisation, which are crucial for students interested in pursuing a career in Aerospace, Automotive or Wind Energy sectors, where lightweight structures made of advanced composite materials and highly optimised for their performance play a key role.

The School of Engineering at the University of Aberdeen is known for its research in civil engineering and has one of the best hydraulic laboratory facilities in Scotland associated with a high-level research profile. The Structures Research group, in particular, investigates fundamental and applied aspects of the design and analysis of structural systems, components, connections and materials, and evaluates the performance, condition and health of existing structural systems.

There are many opportunities at the University of Aberdeen to develop your knowledge, gain experience and build a competitive set of skills to enhance your employability. This is essential for your future career success. The Careers and Employability Service can help you to plan your career and support your choices throughout your time with us, from first to final year – and beyond.

Tuition fees

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£ 23,000per year

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University information

University of Aberdeen

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    University of Aberdeen, Directorate of External Relations & Marketing, King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB24 3FX, Scotland

One of the top 30 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide).
Student population includes over 130 nationalities, with strong international global networks.
An International Centre provides support to students from application to graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 57 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    137 62%

    29th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.43 89%

    2nd

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