Taught course

Structural Engineering

University of Salford · School of Computing, Science and Engineering

Entry requirements

Applicants should have an appropriate honours degree such as civil engineering or structural engineering. Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) We welcome applications from students with alternative qualifications and/or significant relevant experience, subject to approval through a process of Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL). For further details, contact the School.

Months of entry


Course content

3 good reasons to study Structural Engineering at Salford:

  • The emphasis is on current methodology and practice
  • You will be well equipped to meet the challenges of the modern structural engineering industry
  • Accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (Institution of Structural Engineers, Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Highways & Transportation) as fully satisfying requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng)

Course Summary

This course is aimed at graduates with an honours degree or relevant professional experience who want to develop their understanding and skills as structural engineers.

The course meets the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) or an Accredited Eng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree. Seewww.jbm.org.uk for further information.

Suitable For

Suitable for engineering graduates who want to specialise in structural engineering.

You may be working in industry and want to formalise your training or you may be a recent graduate and wish to gain extra qualifications to help you stand out in the jobs market or enter your engineering career at a higher level.

Information for international students

International students must provide evidence of a proficiency in English to a minimum IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Fees 2014-15

Full-time £5,950

Part-time £992 per 30 credits

Full-time International £12,800

Full-time PgDip £3,968

Fees 2015-16

Full-time £6,070

Part-time £1,012 per 30 credits

Full-time International £13,050

Full-time PgDip £4,048

Additional costs

You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

There are also other sources of funding available to you.

For more information please see our funding section

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations47
Written coursework / continuous assessment42
Dissertation11 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Service
+44 (0) 161 295 4545
+44 (0) 161 295 4646