University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Earthquake and Civil Engineering Dynamics

Learn how to deal with structural dynamics problems in areas of earthquake engineering, civil vibration engineering, and blast and impact. Our teaching is based on the expertise of The Concrete and Earthquake Engineering Research Group, known internationally for its applied approach to civil engineering dynamics.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject or equivalent overseas level qualification. 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; Design of Earthquake Resistant Structures; Advanced Simulation of High Strain Rate Dynamics.

Examples of optional modules:
Advanced Concrete Design; Sustainable Concrete Technology; Structural Design and Fire Resistance; Innovations in Structural Concrete; Blast and Impact Effects on Structures; Geotechnical Design.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation with oral examination.

Sponsorship information

If you choose an environment course, you may be eligible for financial support. Full-time students that have accepted a place with us can apply for a bursary to cover fees and some living expenses. See our website for more information.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
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) 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) 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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