Taught course

Advanced Structural Engineering

Edinburgh Napier University · School of Engineering and the Built Environment

Entry requirements

You will need to have an honours degree in either science or engineering. Alternatively, you may apply with a lesser degree and relevant work experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Based over one year, the course will involve lectures, tutorials, laboratory sessions and independent study. Part-time, the course will take place over three years with attendance of one day per week. Each year is split up into three trimesters.

Trimester 1

  • Advanced Mechanics of Materials and FEA, Advanced Structural Concrete 1 - Analysis, Advanced Structural Steel Design 1, Forensic Engineering

Trimester 2

  • Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Design, Advanced Structural Concrete 2 - Design, Advanced Structural Steel Design 2, Foundation Design to Eurocode 7

Completion of trimester 2 modules will qualify you for a Postgraduate Diploma.

Trimester 3

  • Masters Dissertation

Information for international students

For applicants whose first language is not English, the following is generally required: minimum IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550/213 Please see our website for up-to-date information.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


part time
24-36 months
full time
12 months


full time
9 months
part time
18 months


full time
6 months
part time
12 months

Course contact details

Information Office
08452 60 60 40