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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Docklands Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Summary

We have designed our Postgraduate Diploma in Structural Engineering to develop your engineering expertise in line with the ever-changing demands of the profession. We will enhance your knowledge in all the essential areas of engineering, from structural dynamics and earthquake engineering to soil-structure engineering. We will ensure that your research skills and general understanding are sharp enough to give you the competitive edge as you build your career.

Our campus location in the heart of London’s Docklands means you will see close up the challenges facing the next generation of engineers, from intensive urbanisation and major economic regeneration to climatic changes. We also have excellent contacts with major industry employers, including Atkins, Waterman Group plc, Thames Water, SRK Consulting and the London Borough of Newham.

Our postgraduate 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. Whatever your entry level, we will get your engineering career off to the best possible start.

Your Future Career

There is an acknowledged shortage of and growing demand for skilled structural engineers with the right qualifications and experience. We have designed this course to give you a competitive edge when it comes to your career. As a graduate from our Structural Engineering PGDip course, you can transfer onto the MSc course once you achieve the required threshold average. The course will prepare you for employment in a variety of dynamic consultancy and contracting roles in fields that range from infrastructure projects and geotechnical engineering to highways and transportation. The skills you will develop while gaining your Diploma 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 also means UEL is uniquely placed for links to industry. Our extensive local contacts including organisations such as Crossrail, Thames Water and the London Borough of Newham.

Tuition fees

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£ 9,280per year

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University information

University of East London

  • University League Table

    116th

  • Campus address

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

Modules designed to address the demands of the market help students stand out, with industry placement options to supplement students’ learning.
One of the very few universities with on-campus accommodation in London, helping students make friends and settle in.
East London has plenty to offer. Explore vintage markets and Westfield shopping centre, enjoy nightlife in Shoreditch or sports at the Olympic Park.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 57

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    115 52%

    49th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    51st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    27th

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