Applicants must normally have a good honours degree (minimum 2.2) or academic equivalent in a relevant area such as civil engineering, concrete technology, structural engineering, material sciences, building technology or construction management. Exceptionally, applicants who have substantial working experience in a related discipline (without a first degree) may be considered (if you can satisfy the admissions tutor of your motivation, numeracy and evidence of your ability to work at this level). Overseas students must satisfy the admissions tutor that they have reached an equivalent academic standard.
Months of entry
This industry-accredited course is aimed at civil and/or structural engineers who aspire to become senior sustainability managers in both consulting engineering and contracting organisations. It successfully balances sustainable structural engineering with advanced construction management, and is led by a fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and Institution of Structural Engineers. With sustainability being a key issue for the 21st century, this course offers specialised knowledge and skills that will enhance your employability potential.
- This programme builds on the research excellence in sustainable concrete construction at Kingston University and is fully compatible with the existing Government and Foresight Strategy on Sustainable Construction.
- Input from experts at leading civil engineering, construction and related companies complements the academic teaching. This enables you to develop a wider perspective and understanding of the worldwide sustainability issues facing the construction industry.
What will you study
The hands-on course focuses on the challenges and opportunities for the concrete industry in meeting the demands of sustainability. It combines concrete technology, sustainable construction, earthquake engineering, fire assessment, geo-environmental engineering and construction management.
The advanced concrete design module is assessed by coursework based on the national university competition organised by The Concrete Centre, the trade body representing the concrete industry in the UK.
Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.
- Management of Project Risk, Quality and Safety
- Sustainable Construction and Substructure Design
- Structural Design in Concrete and Steel
- Estimating, Tendering and Procurement
Information for international students
All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in Writing and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. Read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we'll consider. http://www.kingston.ac.uk/international/studying-at-kingston/language-requirements/
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Admissions team
- 08448 547683/+44 (0)20 3308 9931