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Structural Engineering

University of Birmingham

12 months
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24480 GBP/year
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About

The Structural Engineering programme offered by the University of Birmingham is designed for civil engineering or related graduates looking to specialise as structural engineers, or those seeking to advance their career prospects in the industry, this course will enable you to deal with complex structural engineering issues.

Overview

Decision making at a high level is often demanded by the industry, and here you will learn the techniques and unlock the confidence to use your initiative, communicate conclusions and solutions and tackle often-unpredictable scenarios.

This Structural Engineering programme offered by the University of Birmingham offers the opportunity to widen knowledge in the area of Structural Engineering by including structural engineering practice, wind engineering, structural behaviour (both static and seismic), geotechnical engineering and industrial research topics.

Careers

You will be able to deal with complex Structural Engineering issues, making sound judgements in the absence of complete information, and will be able to communicate your conclusions clearly to specialist and non-specialist audiences. 

You will be self-motivating and able to act autonomously and will have the qualities and transferable skills necessary to exercise initiative and personal responsibility, to make decisions in complex and unpredictable situations, and to have the independent learning ability required for the continuing professional development and the civil/structural engineering practice. 

You will display a high level of numeracy and display skills in problem solving, research, team working, and communication and information technology, which will equip you for a successful career outside as well as within the construction industry. 

Accreditation

The course is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (Institution of Structural Engineers, Institution of Civil Engineers, Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation, Institute of Highway Engineers).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Structures and Design
  • Foundation Engineering
  • Seismic Engineering
  • Forensic Engineering 
  • Structural Engineering and Practice 
  • Experimental and Numerical Techniques in Structural Engineering 
  • Individual Research Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 Honours degree in Civil Engineering or a relevant non-engineering subject; industrial experience and CEng/IEng qualifications will also be taken into account. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24480 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24480 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10260 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10260 GBP per year during 12 months.
UK
  • MSc full-time: £10,260
  • MSc part-time: £5,130
  • Postgraduate Diploma full-time: £6,840
  • Postgraduate Diploma part-time: £3,420 (year 1)

Non EU/EEA:

  • PGDip. full-time: £16,320

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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