University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Steel Construction

The majority of new buildings in the UK have steel structures, the use of steel in construction is growing in many other parts of the world. This specialist course aims to prepare structural engineers for careers in the global construction industry by providing advanced knowledge of the properties and applications of steel. There is an active steel structures group within the department whose research feeds directly into our MSc (Eng) in Steel Construction.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.1 Honours degree (BEng, MEng, BSc) in civil or structural engineering or other appropriate engineering or science subject. Students whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules:
Linear Systems and Structural Analysis; Structural Dynamics (Earthquakes and Vibration); Computational Structural Analysis and Research Skills; Structural Design; Structural Design and Fire Resistance.

Examples of optional modules:
Innovations in Structural Concrete; Advanced Simulation of High Strain Rate Dynamics; Blast and Impact Effects on Structures; Design of Earthquake Resistant Structures; Geotechnical Design.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation with oral examination. For environment courses, students also take class and practical tests.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Eng) Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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