Structural Engineering, M.Sc. | University of Leeds | Leeds, United Kingdom
12 months
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Our Structural Engineering at University of Leeds will equip you with the advanced knowledge and skills to succeed in this challenging industry. You’ll build your understanding of a range of core topics such as concrete and steel design, structural analysis, design optimisation and how structures are designed and managed in earthquake zones.

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Structural engineers help to make, shape and maintain the built environment, from buildings and bridges to water supply systems, power plants and flood defences. They are professionals who enjoy innovation, challenges, opportunities, responsibility and excitement in a varied and very satisfying career. Working in structural engineering provides a tremendous opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives and their environment.

Our Structural Engineering at University of Leeds will equip you with the advanced knowledge and skills to succeed in this challenging industry.

Taught by leading academics and practitioners, you’ll prepare to face some of the significant challenges of the 21st century and have the chance to familiarise yourself with our industry-grade facilities at Leeds so you’re fully equipped to pursue a career in this area when you graduate.


Our graduates from this course have secured positions at companies such as:

  • Civil and Structural Engineer, Cheng & Ling Architect & Engineering

  • Structural Engineer, Angkasa Consulting Services Sdn Bhd (ACSSB)

  • Graduate Structural Engineer, Mason Clark Associates

  • Bridge Design Engineer, DELF Consulting Engineers (India) Pvt. Ltd.

  • Site Engineer, Ministry of Works and Transport

  • Design Engineer, Kier Group

  • Senior Process Engineer, Syngenta

  • Structural Engineer, ARUP

Programme Structure

Recent projects by Structural Engineering MSc (Eng) students have included:

  • Dynamic shear resistance of collar-jointed masonry panels

  • Performance of reinforced concrete tunnel linings in fire situations

  • Comparisons of tensile and compressive creep in concrete

  • Review of the latest developments in the design and construction of carbon composite bridges

  • Structural health monitoring of full-scale bridges

  • Dynamic performance of grandstands under various spectator actions

  • Identification of soil-structure interaction within earthquake response data from real tunnels

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in civil engineering or an engineering discipline where relevant subject areas such as foundations, structural mechanics, soil and fluid mechanics, structural analysis and structural design have been studied.
  • A bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) will be considered for candidates with at least 3 years’ relevant work experience, or associate membership of an appropriate professional engineering institution.
  • We expect all applicants to provide a statement detailing experience held in structural analysis and structural design using reinforced concrete and steel as part of their application.

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /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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