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MSc Structural Engineering

University of East London

  • January, 2020 Start Date

  • 1 year Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £8580.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Our MSc Structural Engineering degree will develop your engineering expertise in line with the ever-changing demands of the profession.

We will enhance your knowledge in all the essential areas, from advanced structural analysis to soil-structure engineering, and we will ensure your research skills are sharp enough to give you the competitive edge when you embark on your career. This will be complimented with an industrial placement which will enhance your professional skills and improve your employability chances. 

Our campus location in the heart of London’s Docklands will allow you to see close up the challenges, and opportunities, for the next generation of engineers such as intensive urbanisation and major economic regeneration. We have excellent links with major employers in the industry, including Atkins Consultants, Waterman Group, Thames Water and the London Borough of Newham.

We will get your engineering career off to the best possible start. Our MSc Structural Engineering courses enjoy widespread professional recognition and are accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) of the Institutions of Civil, Structural, and Highways and Transportation Engineers.

This course also meets the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng), for students with the right undergraduate qualifications.

This course is also available as a two year masters with an industrial placement year. The embedded industrial placement offers a unique opportunity to apply the skills learnt on real-life projects.  

 

Our MSc Structural Engineering degree will develop your engineering expertise in line with the ever-changing demands of the profession. We will enhance your knowledge in all the essential areas, from advanced structural analysis to soil-structure engineering, and we will ensure your research skills are sharp enough to give you the competitive edge when you embark on your career. This...

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Course Content

We consistently review and develop our courses and modules to ensure they are up-to-date with sector and industry graduate skills demands. Course structure, modules and options are subject to change.

MODULES

  • Mental Wealth: Professional Life (Engineering Management) (core)
  • Soil Structure Engineering (option)
  • Design in Steel and Concrete (option)
  • Advanced Structural Analysis (option)
  • Structural Stability and Dynamics (option)
  • Applied Research and Engineering Practice 1 (core)
  • Industrial Placement (core for MSc with Industrial Placement)

We consistently review and develop our courses and modules to ensure they are up-to-date with sector and industry graduate skills demands. Course structure, modules and options are subject to change. MODULES Mental Wealth: Professional Life (Engineering Management) (core) Soil Structure Engineering (option) Design in Steel and...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Docklands Campus

Full Time, 1 year

January, 2020

£8580.00

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Classroom

Docklands Campus

Full Time, 1 year

September, 2020

£8580.00

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Entry Requirements

DEGREE :-  Minimum 2:2 BEng Honours or 2:1 BSc Honours in Civil Engineering.

We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths. 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS :-  Overall IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing and Speaking; minimum 5.5 in Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent). If you do not meet the academic English language requirements for your course, you may be eligible to enrol onto a pre-sessional English programme. The length of the course will depend on your current level of English and the requirements for your degree programme. We offer a 5-week and an 11-week pre-sessional course. Find out more here.

DEGREE :-  Minimum 2:2 BEng Honours or 2:1 BSc Honours in Civil Engineering. We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths.  ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS :-  Overall IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing and Speaking; minimum 5.5 in Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent). If you do not...

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Assessment Methods

We assess you through a mix of coursework, your research dissertation and examinations.

We assess you through a mix of coursework, your research dissertation and examinations.

Additional Information

All modules include coursework, for which you will have opportunities to apply your knowledge to engineering projects based on real-life scenarios.
This coursework will include analysis and design projects, research reports, group and seminar presentations and a research dissertation project.

You will also attend lectures, seminars and tutorials and you will work both individually and in groups.

To support the hands-on nature of this course, we have an impressive range of facilities. Our modern, well-equipped laboratories are open to students all day and include dedicated structures, soil mechanics, hydraulics, highways and surveying labs. We also have superb computer facilities and the very latest design and planning software.

About the industrial placement 

This course is also available as a two year masters with an industrial placement year. The industrial placement is designed to address the demands of the profession and give students a competitive edge when it comes to their career. The placement component is up to 12 months in duration, which starts after you have successfully completed the taught modules, and before the dissertation stage.

It is ultimately the student’s responsibility to secure their placement. The University will offer guidance and support, and we also recommend students to many of our industrial partners that have expressed strong support and interest in the programme. 

If you are an international student on a Tier 4 visa, your CAS will have a course duration of two years, subject to your meeting the UKVI’s standard requirements. During the industrial placement period, you undertake an internship within a partner organisation and complete a zero-credit Industrial Placement Module. The criteria for progression to industrial placement is the successful completion of the MSc taught modules with minimum 50% pass mark. 

All modules include coursework, for which you will have opportunities to apply your knowledge to engineering projects based on real-life scenarios. This coursework will include analysis and design projects, research reports, group and seminar presentations and a research dissertation project. You will also attend lectures, seminars and tutorials and you will work both...

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