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MSc/PGDip/PGCert Structural Engineering

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Structural engineers make a huge contribution to everyday life. From skyscrapers and megastructures to bridges and tunnels networks, they ensure they are fit for purpose, can withstand natural disasters and make the best use of resources. This specialised postgraduate course provides engineering graduates and experienced professionals with advanced knowledge of structures, ready to meet the challenges of the modern engineering practice.

Delivered through a programme of specialist modules, you'll blend theoretical knowledge with contemporary methodology and practice. You'll look at how advanced technology and computer-aided design is reshaping construction practice. You'll look at bridges and tall building engineering in detail, and explore how seismic analysis influences design.

The course is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (Institution of Structural Engineers, Institution of Civil Engineers, Chartered Institution of Highways Transportation, Institute of Highway Engineers and Permanent Way Institution) as fully satisfying the requirements for a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

You will:

  • Develop the skills and knowledge so you're ready to meet the challenges of contemporary structural engineering
  • Follow a professionally-accredited programme leading to chartered status
  • Understand how technology is driving change in building design and construction practice
  • Explore specific issues related to tall buildings and bridge engineering
  • Learn from IStructE award-winning academics

EMPLOYMENT

Structural Engineering graduates will be well equipped to meet the challenges of contemporary engineering. They may occupy pivotal appointments in prestigious building schemes and the prospect of a challenging career to provide and protect the infrastructure that underpins society. Graduates typically choose to work as structural engineers in a design and consultancy practice.

CAREER LINKS

Salford has strong links with industry covering companies that span the engineering profession. These links have developed through collaborative research and development projects, or via the commercial testing of products/components. The knowledge gained through these engagements all feed into teaching and learning, and help to connect learning to real-world scenarios.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,030per year

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

University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 57 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    134 60%

    33rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    42nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    32nd

    17

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