Taught course

Structural Engineering

Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Engineering

Entry requirements

Suitable for graduates in Civil or Structural Engineering, or a related discipline or for candidates with suitable professional experience. An upper 2nd class UK Honours degree (or equivalent) from a British or recognised overseas university is usually required. Applicants with relevant professional experience are also considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Course Aims

Offers knowledge and expertise for a career as a consulting structural engineer within this specialist professional area of civil engineering.

Special Features
  • The employment record of graduates is excellent, with the majority of graduates joining engineering consultancies.
  • This programme has been accredited by the ICE, IStructE, IHT and IHIE for intakes 2009-2013 inclusive. This programme is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (partial) BEng (Hons) or an Accredited IEng (full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree.

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Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to pass IELTS exams. Minimum requirements is an IELTS score of 6.5.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office, School of Engineering
+44 (0)29 2087 0050