Structural Design, M.Sc. | Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) | Eindhoven, Netherlands
24 months
16700 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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The Structural Design programme from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) focuses on knowledge and application of structural materials, and methods to solve mechanical problems. The course provides the essential grounding to become a structural designer, plus the freedom to specify and acquire individually oriented competencies. 

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You will learn to take the knowledge and skills you acquire and develop them further in practical situations. Each student is assigned a mentor to supervise the elective components of the course to create a study program tailored to your own interests within structural design. 

The Structural Design programme from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)  is one of four optional tracks within the Architecture, Building and Planning master’s program.


Around the world, there is continuous demand for engineers in the field of the Built Environment. A Master of Architecture, Building and Planning gives you an excellent general basis for a career in this field. 

Depending on your choice of track and other options, you will be given assignments in designing, consulting, management, administration and / or research, providing valuable experience for a career in any of these areas.

Programme Structure

The two-year Structural Engineering and Design track includes five core courses plus specialisation and free electives and a final project. 

Specialisation electives are offered either in the form of lectures or in the form of projects, both related to structural design of load-bearing structures. 

Lectures allow you to acquire individual knowledge and competences within the field of structural design, while projects can be divided into: 

  • Design projects (large span structures as well as high rise buildings), and 
  • Research projects (experimental research as well as numerical research). 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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120 ECTS


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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A sufficient level of academic knowledge, skills and competences.
    • A Licenciado / Licenciatura, Titulo de Ingeniero (Superior), Titulo de Arquitecto or Titulo de Graduado degree (obtained after at least 4 years = 240 ECTS of studies) from an accredited university.
    • A Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 7.0/10.
  • Specific subject related knowledge and skills depending on the program of your choice (see check your eligibility)
  • a certain level of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16700 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Eindhoven

850 - 1350 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.



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