Taught course

Structural Engineering

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
Qualifications
MSc(Eng)

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 honours degree (BEng, MEng, BSc) in civil or structural engineering or other appropriate engineering or science subject.

We'll consider your application if you have appropriate professional qualifications and work experience, but you'll need a strong background in the areas covered on the course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course focuses on both concrete and steel structures, providing an ideal grounding for an international career in structural design and construction. You'll develop technical and practical skills in the analysis and design of structures and gain a thorough understanding of their behaviour. You'll address the challenges that every structural engineer faces, learning how to make our society safer, more efficient and sustainable.

The course approaches design using the latest UK and European codes, giving you the opportunity to discover a range of modern and innovative construction materials and methods. From buildings and bridges, to our water and energy supply systems, flood defences and even blast protection, you'll study the crucial infrastructure that we all depend on.

Founded over 100 years ago, our department is equipped with the academic expertise and experience to prepare you for an impactful career.

Accreditation

This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired a partial CEng accredited undergraduate first degree. See the Joint Board of Moderators website for more details.

Teaching

  • Lectures by academic staff
  • Design tutorials
  • Design projects
  • Computational tutorials
  • Lab work
  • Industrial seminars
  • Advanced engineering research study (dissertation)

Some modules engage our industrial partners, laboratory work and site visits.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MSc(Eng)

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
civilpgadmissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 5711