Taught course

Structural Engineering

Institution
University of Leeds · School of Civil Engineering
Qualifications
MSc(Eng)

Entry requirements

A degree equivalent to a UK upper second class honours (2:1) degree or higher in civil engineering or a related subject. Applicants are required to provide a statement detailing their experience in structural engineering including structural analysis, the design of reinforced concrete and steelwork structures and foundations.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Structural engineers help to make, shape and maintain the built environment, from buildings and bridges to water supply systems, power plans and flood defences. They are professionals who enjoy innovation, challenges, opportunities, responsibility and excitement in a varied and very satisfying career. As a profession, structural engineering provides a tremendous opportunity to make a real difference to peoples' lives and their environment.

This programme will equip you with the advanced knowledge and skills to succeed in this challenging industry. You’ll build your knowledge of a range of core topics such as concrete and steel design, structural analysis, design optimisation and how structures are designed and managed in earthquake zones. You’ll also develop your research skills and focus on a specific topic when you complete your own research project.

Taught by leading academics and practitioners, you’ll prepare to face some of the major challenges of the 21st century.

This programme has close links with local and regional industry as well as the Yorkshire branch of the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) – and you’ll benefit from the expertise of our Institute for Resilient Infrastructure and the active research groups across the Faculty of Engineering.

You’ll also benefit from using our specialist facilities, such as bench-top testing facilities to look at the fundamental behaviour of material soils and testing rigs for full-scale structures. We have all the specialist software you’ll need for your programme, and you’ll have access to a dedicated study suite for Masters students.

For information about this course and a description of what you will study please visit the course web page.

Information for international students

Students from outside the EU are guaranteed a place in university accommodation if they are accepted on the course, and apply for accommodation before the deadline. If English is not your first language, you will need a recognised English Language qualification eg IELTS or TOEFL.

Fees and funding

Scholarship information can be found on our website.

Qualification and course duration

MSc(Eng)

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Email
pgcivil@leeds.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 343 2302