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Earthquake Engineering with Disaster Management MSc

UCL (University College London)

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    UCL (University College London)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Earthquake Engineering with Disaster Management MSc combines specialist structural and earthquake engineering knowledge with an advanced understanding of resilience and risk modelling for natural hazards. The programme is designed to produce engineers who are able to work in the civil and structural engineering sector, as well as taking roles in risk and catastrophe modelling or disaster management. Graduates of Earthquake Engineering with Disaster Management MSc will be able to: Analyse, Design and Assess structures to current seismic codes, as well as modern unconventional methods. Evaluate Vulnerability and Resilience of ordinary and special structures against earthquake and extreme loading conditions. Determine the efficiency and economic viability of pre-disaster risk mitigation and post-disaster risk management solutions.

Careers

There is an excellent employment prospects for our graduates. Students graduate with strong structural and geotechnical engineering skills and rarely taught knowledge of risk assessment and disaster management. Making them ideal to take roles in consultancies, construction companies, insurance industry, disaster management and relief sector, as well as government departments and non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

Employability

You will be a new type of global engineer, able to tackle challenges in any area that require knowledge and understanding of structural and geotechnical engineering, risk assessment and disaster management.

Optional qualifications

This degree is also available as a PG Diploma with fees set accordingly.

Accreditation

This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired a partial CEng accredited undergraduate first degree.

Application deadline

23/7/2021

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 31,200per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    8th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

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    3rd out of 122 1

    11th out of 30 10

  • Entry standards

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    193 91%

    5th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96.0 96%

    2nd

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%

    3rd

    53
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    172 78%

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    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    6th

    16
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    26th

    1

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