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Structural and Civil Engineering, M.Sc.

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  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

New construction standards are continuously set as skyscrapers become higher, bridges span longer and tunnels go deeper. If you want to be a part of this development, a study within Structural and Civil Engineering will be of interest to you!

The Master’s programme in Structural and Civil engineering at Aalborg University concerns the design and analysis of buildings and infrastructures. This includes land-based structures, offshore installations, harbours, coastal protection as well as structural design of devices for alternative energy.

There is furthermore an increasing demand for safety against environmental hazards such as earthquakes, floods and wind. With a Structural and Civil Engineering degree, you will be well prepared to deal with this.

At Aalborg University, each semester consists of three courses and one project. At Structural and Civil Engineering, you will have classes together with Danish students, and you will form groups of 4-7 students who write the project together. Hence, you will improve your qualifications within teamwork, just as the project work will be a very good way of creating a network with your fellow students.

Job and career

With a degree as a civil engineer from Aalborg University, many professional fields are open to you. You may for instance obtain work as a consulting engineer, a practicing engineer or as a teacher at a university etc. Aalborg University cooperates with industry - both private and public. Hence, through your studies here, you can gain valuable contacts for when you have finished your degree.

Many civil engineers obtain employment in the construction industry where they are responsible for calculations, choice of building materials and inspection of the building site for security purposes among others. Thus, civil engineers hold vast responsibilities and hence, they must be thoroughly educated. You can obtain this education at Aalborg University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Analysis and Design of Load-Bearing Structures
  • Structural Mechanics and Dynamics
  • Material Modelling in Civil Engineering
  • Fluid and Water Wave Dynamics
  • The Excitation and Foundation of Marine Structures
  • Coastal, Offshore and Port Engineering
  • Risk and Reliability in Engineering
  • Choose between Advanced Structural Engineering or Advanced Soil Mechanics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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General Requirements

Admission to the programme requires a Bachelor’s degree in Structural and Civil Engineering or the like. Each applicant is evaluated individually.Applicants with one of the following degrees are entitled to admission:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Civil Engineering with specialisation in Structural and Civil Engineering), Aalborg University 
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Civil Engineering; Structural and Civil Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Aalborg University (Campus Esbjerg)
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering with specialisation in Structural and Civil Engineering, Aalborg University (Campus Aalborg)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13345 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13345 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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99,600 DKK

Living costs

  • Aalborg, Denmark

    5936 - 8300 DKK/month
    Living Costs
  • Esbjerg, Denmark

    6060 - 7900 DKK/month
    Living Costs

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