University of Manchester: Structural Engineering

InstitutionUniversity of Manchester
Department Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering View department profile
Web http://www.mace.manchester.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

This MSc in Structural Engineering comprises eight taught course units worth 15 credits each and a research dissertation worth 60 credits. The taught units provide an introduction to experimental work and research methods and cover advanced aspects of theory and design principles relevant to the static and dynamic behaviour of structures, steel and concrete structures and finite element modelling. A particular highlight of the taught component of the course is studying the behaviour and design of structures against extreme loading including fire and earthquake, which is taught by internationally leading researchers and engineers. As a large multi-disciplinary engineering school, MACE has academic staff who are experts in a broad range of research areas and have a wide spread of professional experience in industry.

Sponsorship info

The Panasonic Trust offers grants to UK engineers from industry. Details may be found on The Royal Academy of Engineering website which administers the Panasonic Trust.

MSc

The University of Manchester 
School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering



Postgraduate study
A master's degree from the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering will give you a distinct edge in today’s ever evolving engineering industries. We offer a range of master’s courses, developed alongside international engineering and industrial leaders, which are designed to support research activities and meet modern industrial needs and global challenges.

Students have access to excellent resources and facilities including laser labs, engineering and design software, wind tunnels, 3D printers, fixed flight simulators and dedicated geotechnics, heavy structures and hydraulics labs. Our ...

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