Taught course

Structural Engineering

Newcastle University · School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in structural, aerospace or civil engineering, physics or mathematics. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant professional experience.

Months of entry


Course content

The Structural Engineering MSc aims to provide you with the advanced conceptual understanding, detailed factual knowledge, and specialist technical skills that are required for success in an engineering-based consultancy business.
This course is research informed and industrially focused, helping you to develop your knowledge and understanding of how business opportunities are identified and pursued within the civil and structural engineering sector.

Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 6 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
48 months

Further details of qualification

If you do not fulfil the requirements for the MSc you may be registered in the first instance on the Diploma and subsequently upgraded to MSc on successful completion of taught components. Applications are accepted up to the September before the programme commences.

Course contact details

Academic Secretary (Structural Engineering), School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
+44 (0)191 208 6418