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MSc Structural Engineering / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
MSc
Duration
12 months full time
Entry requirements
The standard academic entry requirement for this Master's course is a minimum Upper Second Class UK Honours degree or international equivalent in a relevant science or engineering discipline.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

For further information about making an online application for this MSc course, please see the guidance on our School website about  how to apply .

If you have any questions about the application process, the course or about our entry requirements please do contact us at  pg-mace@manchester.ac.uk  and we will be happy to advise you further.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
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Course description

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. 

Open days

Our last Postgraduate Taught Open Day was held in November 2017. Information about our Open Days for 2018 will be posted here as soon as it is available.

To find out more about The School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering we would encourage you to take an online tour of our School and our facilities with our  Virtual Open Day .

Study fairs in the UK:   The University attends several  study fairs in the UK  each year.

Education fairs overseas:   We attend many  education fairs worldwide  each year, giving you the chance to meet representatives from The University of Manchester near you.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £10,500
    International students (per annum): £22,500

Scholarships/sponsorships

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.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 9219
Email
Website
http://www.mace.manchester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-taught/structures/
Academic department overview
See: About Us .

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