Masters | Postgraduate Course - Civil and Structural Engineering MSc Course Details within Coventry University

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Civil and Structural Engineering MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

This is an accredited masters course in Civil Engineering with a strong focus on Structural Engineering. It is designed for both engineers in employment and students wishing to pursue further study at Masters level covering a range of subjects from advanced structural analysis and design to to global professional development. The course has been developed and will be delivered in collaboration with civil engineering employers. The taught modules specialise in advanced analysis, design and modelling.

Holders of a CEng accredited Bachelor’s degree, can enrol on any of the MSc courses on offer (ECT053, ECT054, and ECT075) provided they meet the entry requirements. This will automatically meet the educational base for Chartered Engineer status.

Holders of an IEng accredited or an overseas Bachelor’s degree, are advised to complete the MSc Civil Engineering (Technical Route), ECT075. Upon completion of their MSc course, they will need to apply for an academic assessment to be formally approved for CEng. They may be required to complete extra modules if their Bachelor degree is deemed to be not technical enough.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

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. 

In-depth modules covering a range of structural analysis and concepts.

Training in research methods is given in preparation for the research project.

GLOBAL LEADERS PROGRAMME

To prepare students for the challenges of the global employment market and to strengthen and develop their broader personal and professional skills Coventry University has developed a unique Global Leaders Programme.

The objectives of the programme, in which postgraduate and eligible undergraduate students can participate, is to provide practical career workshops and enable participants to experience different business cultures.

Click here for further details on the Global Leaders Programme.

Module details

The MSc in Civil and Structural Engineering is made up of the following modules, each delivered in a separate block with the exception of the Integrating Project and Research Project:

  • Computational Mechanics;
  • Global Professional Development;
  • Advanced Design Concepts;
  • Advanced Structural Analysis Concepts;
  • Soil-structure Interaction;
  • Experimental Methods for Materials and Structures;
  • Bridge Engineering;
  • Integrated Project;
  • Technical Project

Entry Requirements

Normal entry requires a minimum 2:2 undergraduate honours degree in Civil Engineering. Applicants with professional/industrial experience and/or training, but not meeting the normal entry requirements, will be considered on their merits.

Student Destinations

This programme of study is ideal for those seeking deeper and more specialist knowledge for employment within the public and private sector, or students wishing to pursue an academic or research-orientated career.