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Structural Engineering MEng (Hons)

Heriot-Watt University

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  • Qualification

    Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Edinburgh Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Overview

This degree offers a thorough grounding in the major branches of Civil Engineering but with a focus on aspects most relevant to Structural Engineering. The aims of the programme are like those for Civil Engineering but with a stronger emphasis on the analysis, skills and knowledge appropriate to Structural Engineering design. In addition, this degree aims to cultivate skills for the creative development of designs for construction projects. An unrivalled range of specialist options is available in Year 5 and students complete a professional design project.

We are ranked in the UK top 20 and 3rd in Scotland for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2021. All Structural Engineering degrees are supported by the Civil Engineering Industry Advisory Committee, which includes representatives from major multi-national employers offering advice, guidance and work placement opportunities.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE), Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) and Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Employability

In highly skilled work

  • 100% of those are in highly skilled work 15 months after graduating.

Salary

  • The average salary of students 15 months after graduating: £28000
  • The average UK salary of students 15 months after graduating from a similar course: £28000

Jobs

These are the most common jobs students go into 15 months after graduating:

  • Engineering professionals

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,584per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : BBC - ABB

including Mathematics at B for entry to Year 1.For entry to Year 2: ABB including Mathematics.

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University information

Heriot-Watt University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 4AS, Scotland

Highly regarded around the world with a strong focus on business, engineering, design and the physical and life sciences.
Culturally diverse, warm and welcoming, Heriot-Watt is one of Scotland's most international universities with a global footprint.
Global companies actively seek out Heriot-Watt graduates due to the nature of the university's research-informed education.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 58 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    167 73%

    13th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    41
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    18th

    1

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