Taught course

Structural Engineering

University of Surrey · Department of Electronic Engineering

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Entry requirements

A minimum of 50 per cent in a UK honours degree in Civil Engineering (or Mechanical/Aerospace /Offshore/Biomedical Engineering, Naval Architecture or other related Engineering subjects), or equivalent recognised international degree. Applicants will be considered on an individual basis, based on strength in specific subjects related to the MSc Programme and/or professional experience.

Months of entry

February, September

Course content

Structural engineers create the 'bones and muscles' of human-made structures.

Running since 1966, our Structural Engineering MSc allows you to choose from a rich and varied selection of specialist structural engineering subjects.

You’ll be taught by forward-thinking academics at the top of their games, as well as practising engineers from consultancies and local authorities. You’ll also benefit from the exceptional facilities that Surrey has to offer.

This course is offered as standard full-time study, but there are also part-time and distance learning options available.

What you will study

Our well-established and fully accredited MSc in Structural Engineering will enable you to develop advanced capabilities in analysis and codified design in the specialised areas of structural engineering. As a student on this course, you’ll have the opportunity to build on the knowledge and skills you’ve acquired from your undergraduate studies.

If you’re a practising engineer engaged in the planning, design and construction of structural engineering works, this course will provide you with an opportunity to update your knowledge of current design practice and become familiar with new developments in codes and methods of analysis.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each component (or equivalent)

We offer intensive English language pre-sessional courses, designed to take you to the level of English ability and skill required for your studies here.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

01483 682 222