Taught course

Advanced Structural Engineering

University of Aberdeen · School of Engineering

Entry requirements

Minimum requirements for this programme are a 2:1 (upper second class) Honours degree in Civil, Mechanical, Automotive, Aerospace, Energy or Structural Engineering, or equivalent.

Those with a 2:2 Honours degree in a relevant Engineering discipline may also be considered if they can demonstrate 2+ years of relevant industry experience and keen motivation.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The MSc Advanced Structural Engineering programme offers a highly flexible curriculum, which allows you to design your course of study to suit your particular needs and interests, based on your academic background and the career sector you are interested in working in after graduation.

This programme is designed to produce a new generation of professionals, equipped with a comprehensive understanding of various aspects of structural engineering and its applications in a wide range of industrial sectors such as civil and construction, aerospace, automotive, renewable energy, and oil and gas. Students following the civil, aerospace, automotive, oil & gas and wind energy paths, in addition to the core courses, select specialist courses in their particular subject area.

The MSc Advanced Structural Engineering is also distinctive because it offers courses such as Advanced Composite Materials, Lightweight Structures and Engineering Optimisation, which are crucial for students interested in pursuing a career in Aerospace, Automotive or Wind Energy sectors, where lightweight structures made of advanced composite materials and highly optimised for their performance play a key role.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Programme Administrator
+44 (0)1224 272090