Newcastle University: Structural Engineering

InstitutionNewcastle University View institution profile
Department School of Engineering
Web http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/
Study type Taught

Summary

The Structural Engineering MSc aims to provide you with the advanced conceptual understanding, detailed factual knowledge, and specialist technical skills that are required for success in an engineering-based consultancy business.

This course is research informed and industrially focused, helping you to develop your knowledge and understanding of how business opportunities are identified and pursued within the civil and structural engineering sector.

Delivery:

You will study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, followed by a research project written up as a dissertation. Most modules are taught in one or two week blocks and our teaching methods include:
•formal lectures
•tutorials
•seminars
•open learning
•group projects
•computing workshops
•laboratory and fieldwork
•site visits.

Prominent experts from the construction industry make significant contributions to the course, ensuring that your studies are industrially focussed. You will be assessed using formal written examinations, course work, a dissertation, and oral and poster presentations.

Accreditation:

The course is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) (comprising ICE, IStructE, CIHT and IHIE), as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for students with an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng Honours degree or Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc Honours degree.

Facilities:

The School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences has an exceptional range of laboratories equipped with a wide range of analytical instrumentation supporting our research, teaching and contract research projects. Find out more about our:
•Chemical and Biological Research Laboratories
•Geotechnics and Structures Research Laboratories.

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Our University

Newcastle University is ranked one of the best in the UK for teaching and learning. We are also a world-leader in academic excellence and original research.

  • Top 200 for Graduate Employability (out of 600 analysed universities) in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings® 2018
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  • Top 20 'most targeted' university by the UK's leading employers for the last six years (The Graduate Market, report from High Fliers Research 2012-2018 – a report into the universities most targeted for graduate employees ...

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