Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Chalmers University of Technology

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
13532 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Structural Engineering and Building Technology programme at Chalmers University of Technology addresses issues related to structures and buildings and comprises development and operation of structures, structural systems and complex buildings for a modern, sustainable and resource efficient society.


The aim of the programme is to provide knowledge and skills for a professional career within the fields of structural engineering and building technology. All phases of the engineering process related to planning, design, construction, operation, assessment and rehabilitation are covered, and different engineering roles relevant for the field is demonstrated.

The Structural Engineering and Building Technology programme at the Chalmers University of Technology.should fulfil the market's need for qualified competence: technical specialists and system generalists as well as researchers and academic teachers.


The programme is designed to provide students with a good and stable basis for a professional career. Integration of professional experience in education is an important part of the programme, and the student will be well prepared to enter the market in a professional role.

There is an obvious need for technical specialists and engineers with a high level of general knowledge in the programmes's field. Chalmers graduates from this field of study the past few years have received relevant and qualified tasks at their first jobs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Structural concrete
  • Concrete structures
  • Timber engineering
  • Steel structures
  • Building physics advanced
  • Building technology engineering
  • Indoor climate and HVAC systems
  • Building service engineering design


Students with a B.Sc. degree in civil or architectural engineering, with an interest in structural engineering and building technology are welcome to apply. You are expected to have prior knowledge in the fields of structural mechanics and engineering as well as in building physics and materials.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor´s degree (or the equivalent) with a Major in Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering or Architecture and Engineering.
  • Prerequisites: Mathematics (including Linear algebra, Multivariable analysis and Mathematical statistics), Mechanics, Solid mechanics, Heat and mass transfer, Thermodynamics, Structural mechanics, Structural engineering for steel, timber and concrete structures.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13532 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13532 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • 140 000 SEK/ academic year;


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Structural Engineering and Building Technology
Chalmers University of Technology


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