Masters | Postgraduate Course - Structural Engineering MSc Course Details within University of Exeter

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Course Fees
Tuition fees per year 2019/20 UK/EU: £10,500 full-time; either £5,250 per year or £2,625 per year when studied part-time (2 or 4 years) International: £23,700 full-time
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Structural Engineering MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year Full time 2 or 4 years Part time

  • Accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) undergraduate first degree. Visit the Accreditation tab for more information. 
  • Taught within a rewarding and dynamic learning environment, by an internationally leading academic team
  • Utilises state-of-the-art facilities and equipment
  • Option to include additional management modules into the programme, through the MSc Structural Engineering with Management pathway

Today, structural engineering is more than just design. Expert consultants are needed globally with a complete skill set; the ability to design, manage and maintain structures, but also to enable existing civil infrastructure to operate under changing loading and environment.

Module details

Compulsory modules

  • ECMM140 Vibration Engineering 15
  • ECMM149 Linear Systems and Structural Analysis 15
  • ECMM150 Structural Design 15
  • ECMM151 Introduction to Earthquake Engineering 15
  • ECMM153 Conceptual Design of Buildings 15
  • ECMM158 Active and Passive Structural Control 15
  • ECMM159 Structural Health and Performance Monitoring 15
  • ECMM164 MSc Dissertation 60
  • ECMM171 Programming for Engineering 15

Entry Requirements

A good degree (normally a 2:2) in a relevant science or engineering discipline.

Programme Funding

We offer numerous scholarships to encourage exceptional students to apply for Masters programmes at the University of Exeter.

Student Destinations

There is considerable demand in the workplace for graduates with knowledge in both a specialist technology area and in management, particularly in the modern tools and techniques to support the management of a dynamically changing engineering business.

Successful graduates can progress into international senior level positions in civil, construction, environment, insurance and asset management and investment industries.

The University of Exeter has an established reputation of training tomorrow's great minds to a high standard, so when it comes to life after graduation you can be confident that you are starting your next professional adventure in a prime, leading position. All programmes are designed so you not only get a second to none education in your area of choice, but you also are equipped with the correct vocational skills to achieve success in the working world or in further study.