12 months
20808 USD/year
9000 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Our Advanced Structural Engineering course at Heriot-Watt University is aimed at graduates and practising engineers. It’s designed to help improve your knowledge of structural and foundation engineering. 


The degree’s been developed together with a wide range of employers in the sector. So there’s a strong relationship between the course and the engineering industry. 

The Advanced Structural Engineering course at Heriot-Watt University also builds directly on staff research activities, which include experimental, numerical and theoretical work. You’ll have access to excellent practical and advanced computer and networking facilities too. 

Flexible study options

  • This course can be studied full-time or part-time on campus. 
  • It can also be studied via Online Learning, ideal for those in employment or with other commitments, providing flexible study options that fit around work or family.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Advanced Design Of Reinforced Concrete Structures 
  • Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
  • Finite Element Method Linear Analysis 
  • Ground Engineering
  • Structural Materials 
  • Plastic Analysis of Structures 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National deadline is for Scottish and RUK students.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in a related subject area
  • For postgraduate conversion courses, non-related degrees will be considered
  • Corporate (or chartered) membership of relevant professional institutions will also be considered

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20808 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 USD per year during 12 months.


  • UK: £4,500
  • Overseas £10,404

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /month
Living costs

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


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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