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Structural Engineering and Concrete Materials MSc

University of Dundee

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Dundee

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Using analytical and modelling techniques you will develop your engineering skills and knowledge to meet the increasing demands of modern civil engineering.

You will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding in both structural engineering and concrete materials and see how the two areas relate to each other.

You will also study a variety of engineering and research topics including computational analysis of structures, concrete materials and environmental management.

Under the guidance of our academic staff, you will have the opportunity to undertake an industrially relevant research project. Recent project examples have looked at sustainable self-compacting concrete and dynamic analysis of cable-stayed bridges.

We also have excellent laboratory facilities, including our Concrete Technology Unit and the Scottish Marine and Renewables Test Centre for Concrete and Geotechnics, where we undertake research covering a range of subjects including:

  • low carbon concrete technology
  • structural resiliency under fatigue and cyclic loading
  • cement science
  • durability performance and novel repair technologies
  • recovery, recycling and reuse of materials
  • composites materials for constructions
  • fabric energy storage systems
  • concrete for onshore and offshore renewable energy
  • effects of climate changes on materials and structures

Careers

You could have a career in most sectors of the profession including:

  • concrete industry
  • engineering consultancy
  • engineering contracting
  • the offshore industry
  • research organisations
  • structural engineering
  • environmental protection

Graduates have gone on to secure positions in a variety of sectors including:

  • Graduate Structural Engineer at SWECO (European engineering consultancy company)
  • Solutions Assistant at Everis (Global IT company)
  • Structural Engineer at Atkins (A world leading design, engineering and project management consultancy)
  • PhD in Concrete here at the University of Dundee.

Tuition fees

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£ 21,950per 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 Dundee

  • University League Table

    31st

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 57 4

    7th out of 32

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    162 73%

    13th

    20
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    42nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    38th

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    188 85%

    5th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    19th

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