Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Structural Engineering with Materials

Designed for students aspiring to senior management or technical leadership positions within structural engineering design practice, this course focuses on applying engineering principles in advanced materials behaviour and technical themes within structural engineering; the course is ideally suited to practising engineers, but it is also relevant for recent graduates planning a career in structural engineering; students on this course have the opportunity to: gain advanced knowledge in the design, construction and renovation of structures; become a specialist in the structural engineering field.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.2 Honours degree or a postgraduate diploma or equivalent in civil engineering or an appropriate built environment subject area; applications for this course from non standard applicants over the age of 21 who have substantial experience in civil engineering and/or the built environment which demonstrates appropriate knowledge and skills at honours degree level are also welcome. Candidates with unconventional qualifications may be invited for interview. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an English language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5, TOEFL (paper) 560 with a written score of 5.0 or TOEFL (IBT) 83 with a written score of 24.

Course modules

Full time: research methods; contemporary themes in structural engineering; advanced strength of materials; finite element analysis; advanced structural analysis; advanced construction materials; analysis and design of surface structures; health monitoring and rehabilitations of surface structures; research project/dissertation; part time (year 1): research methods; contemporary themes in structural engineering; advanced strength of materials; finite element analysis; part time (year 2): advanced structural analysis; advanced construction materials; analysis and design of surface structures; health monitoring and rehabilitations of surface structures; research project/dissertation.

Assessment methods

Exams; coursework; preliminary questions: a set of short answer questions designed to reinforce the pre reading of the learning materials; learning portfolios to evidence students learning which would typically include: a study log; answers to self assessment questions and/or small notes and critical reviews, identified queries to be raised with lecturers; assignments: including essays, case studies, reports and designs.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Nottingham NG1 4BU East Midlands

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