M.Sc. On Campus Online

Advanced Structural Engineering

Heriot-Watt University Dubai

30 months
1440 GBP/module
1440 GBP/module
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The Advanced Structural Engineering programme from Heriot-Watt University Dubai is aimed at graduates and practising engineers. It’s designed to help improve your knowledge of structural and foundation engineering. 


The Advanced Structural Engineering programme from Heriot-Watt University Dubai 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 course 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

The online Advanced Structural Engineering programme has been designed with flexibility in mind. It is ideal for those in employment or with other commitments, providing flexible study options that fit around work or family. 

The programme can also be studied on-campus full-time or part-time.


This Advanced Structural Engineering course meets the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates with an accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons), or an IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree.

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 
  • Advanced Design Of Steel And Steel-Concrete Composite Structures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area.
  • Corporate (or chartered) membership of relevant professional institutions will also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1440 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1440 GBP per module during 30 months.
  • National

    1440 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1440 GBP per module during 30 months.
  • £1,440 per course
  • £1,850 per dissertation

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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