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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Docklands Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Summary

Our MSc Structural Engineering degree will develop your engineering expertise in line with the ever-changing demands of the profession. We will enhance your knowledge in all the essential areas, from advanced structural analysis to soil-structure engineering, and we will ensure your research skills are sharp enough to give you the competitive edge when you embark on your career. This will be complimented with an industrial placement which will enhance your professional skills and improve your employability chances.

Our campus location in the heart of London’s Docklands will allow you to see close up the challenges, and opportunities, for the next generation of engineers such as intensive urbanisation and major economic regeneration. We have excellent links with major employers in the industry, including Atkins Consultants, Waterman Group, Thames Water and the London Borough of Newham. This course is also available as a two year master's with an industrial placement year.

We will get your engineering career off to the best possible start. Our MSc Structural Engineering courses enjoy widespread professional recognition and are accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) of the Institutions of Civil, Structural, and Highways and Transportation Engineers.

Your Future Career

There is an acknowledged shortage of skilled structural engineers with the right qualifications and experience. We have designed this course to fill this skills gap and give you a competitive edge when it comes to your career. Graduates from our MSc Structural Engineering course can expect to find work in a variety of consultancy and contracting roles in fields such as structural engineering, infrastructure projects, geotechnical engineering, highways and transportation.

The skills you will develop while gaining your MSc will also enhance your career prospects in other related areas such as research and management. With access to our strong and diverse academic knowledge base and the opportunities to apply that knowledge professionally, we will give you the best-possible head start.

Our Docklands location means that we are uniquely placed for links to industry employers, and we have strong contacts with organisations in the local area, including Crossrail, Thames Water and the London Borough of Newham. Our students have an excellent track record of employment and have landed jobs in sectors that include aviation, infrastructure, transport and construction. Within our School we also have a dedicated careers advisory service as well as an active alumni network able to facilitate contact with prospective employers.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,340per 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 East London

  • University League Table

    127th

  • Campus address

    University of East London, Docklands Campus, 4-6 University Way, Newham, E16 2RD, England

One of the few universities in London with waterfront on-campus accommodation. Each student gets their en suite room with sunsets over Canary Wharf
Diversity – 150 different nationalities are represented on the University of East London campus.
Modules designed to give international students a unique competitive edge, with industry placement options to get a truly international experience.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 58 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    99 43%

    55th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    49th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    8th

    19

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