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Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Oslo Metropolitan University

24 months
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About

This master’s Structural Engineering and Building Technology degree at Oslo Metropolitan University provides you with in-depth study and specialisation in the field of structural engineering and building technology. Structural engineering concerns the analysis, calculation and design of load-bearing structures and structural systems. 

Overview

 Building technology concerns the analysis, calculation and design of the body of the building, including facade and building envelopes.

In the master's Structural Engineering and Building Technology degree at Oslo Metropolitan University, you will gain in-depth knowledge and specialization in the fields of structural engineering and building technology. It will provide you with up-to-date knowledge based on the needs of the building industry and the society.

Career

Candidates holding this master’s degree have expertise that is in high demand in both the private and public sector.

The most relevant employers are advisory engineering firms, contractors, construction clients, municipalities and research institutes.

This degree can also qualify you for further studies at the doctoral degree level.

Programme Structure

Course includes:

  • Structural Engineering: Structural Engineering is about the analysis, calculation and design of load-bearing structures and structural systems in an effort to understand and calculate the stability, strength and rigidity of built structures. Structural engineering theory is based upon applied physical laws and empirical knowledge of the structural performance of different materials and geometries. 
  • Building Technology: Building technology concerns the analysis, calculation and design of the body of the building, including facades and building envelopes. Climate changes brings increased temperature, more rainfall and extreme weather, and it exposes buildings, bridges, offshore structures and other installations to greater and more unpredictable stresses. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, mechanical engineering or marine engineering, including 25 ECTS in mathematics, 20 ECTS in mechanics, statics or other courses in the field of structural engineering, 7.5 ECTS in physics, solid mechanics, building physics and/or thermodynamics and 5 ECTS in statistics
  • an average grade of at least C (according to the ECTS grading scale) on your bachelor's degree
  • proof of your English proficiency

Technological requirements

We recommend PCs, not Macs.

Your computer should have

  • at least 8 GB of memory
  • a fast processor (if Intel, at least Core-i5 multicore or equivalent)
  • have an SSD disk and a matte monitor.

We recommend a gaming laptop for their powerful graphics card in connection with 3D modelling and the possibility of connecting VR glasses. A good graphics card should be a priority. 

Tuition Fee

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    Free
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  • EU/EEA

    Free
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The only cost of this programme is the semester fee of approximately 1000 NOK. (101 EUR)

Living costs for Oslo

11682 - 19230 NOK /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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