University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Advanced Concrete Technology

This course aims to develop the next generation of senior construction professionals working in concrete production, construction and design. It is designed to provide you with advanced, in-depth knowledge of both the theory and practical application of concrete technology to prepare you for a variety of senior roles. You will gain academic and industrial expertise using a range of online resources that give you the flexibility to study around your work and personal lives. From health and safety and quality control to mixture proportioning, repair and maintenance and life cycle analysis, you will develop an understanding of a wide range of issues that affect professionals in the concrete industry today.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a UK 2nd Class Honours degree (2.2), or equivalent, in civil engineering or a related discipline or at least 5 years' senior managerial level experience in concrete plant and concrete constructions that can be verified independently.

Course modules

Modules include: Constituent materials of concrete; cement and concrete properties; testing, quality assurance, repair and maintenance of concrete; concrete production, processes, applications and constructions; independent research project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Eng) Distance learning September 2016 - 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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School of Civil Engineering
Telephone number: 
0113 343 2302