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MSc Advanced Structural Engineering

  • DeadlineStudy Details: 1 year

Course Description

Civil and Structural Engineering at Heriot-Watt is ranked in the top 150 universities in the world, top 18 in the UK and 2nd in Scotland (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021).

Our Structural Engineering course is aimed at graduates and practising engineers. It's designed to help improve your knowledge of structural and foundation engineering. The degree's been developed together with a wide range of employers in the sector. So there's a strong relationship between the course and the engineering industry. The course also builds directly on staff research activities, which include experimental, numerical and theoretical work. You'll have access to excellent practical and advanced computer and networking facilities too. Civil and Structural Engineering at Heriot-Watt is ranked in the top 150 universities in the world, top 18 in the UK and 2nd in Scotland (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021).

Entry Requirements

Masters (MSc) level entry applicants must have one of the following:

Minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in a related subject area
For postgraduate conversion courses, non-related degrees will be considered
Corporate (or chartered) membership of relevant professional institutions will also be considered
PG Diploma level entry applicants must have an ordinary degree in a related subject area and relevant post qualification industry experience.

Candidates who do not meet the above entry requirements or have no formal academic qualifications will be considered individually based on their CV and possibly interview. Admission via this route will be at the discretion of the Director of Recruitment.

Recognition of Prior Learning
We are committed to providing study opportunities to applicants who have a wide range of prior experiences through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). For more information on RPL, please contact the Admissions Team (studywithus@hw.ac.uk) ahead of application. We can only consider requests for RPL at the time of application to a course of study.

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Module Details

SEMESTER 1
Mandatory
Advanced Design Of Reinforced Concrete Structures
Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
Finite Element Method Linear Analysis
Optional
Ground Engineering
Structural Materials
SEMESTER 2
Mandatory
Plastic Analysis of Structures
Advanced Design Of Steel And Steel-Concrete Composite Structures
Optional
Foundation Engineering
Safety, Risk and Reliability
Sustainable and Intelligent Buildings
Design of Low Carbon Buildings
Finite Element Method Nonlinear Analysis
Computational Modelling Of Concrete And Steel

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