University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Structural Engineering

This programme aims to develop the knowledge and skills acquired in their undergraduate programme, particularly in gaining advanced capabilities in the areas of analysis and codified design in specialised aspects of structural engineering that are required by industry.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 60 per cent in an Honours degree in civil engineering accredited to CEng, or a minimum of 70 per cent in an Honours degree in civil engineering accredited to IEng. Overseas equivalent qualifications are also welcome; or at least 5 years' relevant industrial experience (preferably codified design) or a professional qualification (for example, CEng). Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS minimum overall score of 6.5 with 6.0 in each component.

Course modules

Bridge engineering modules: Bridge management; bridge deck loading and analysis; durability of bridges and structures; pre-stressed concrete bridge design; steel and composite bridge design; long span bridges. structural engineering modules: steel building design; space structures; structural mechanics and finite elements; concrete building design; structural safety and reliability; earthquake engineering; design of masonry structures; subsea engineering. Construction management modules: Construction organisation; project and risk management; construction, management and law. Geotechnical engineering modules: Soil-structure interaction; advanced soil mechanics; energy geotechnics; deep foundations and earth retaining structures; geotechnical structures. Water engineering modules: environmental health; water treatment; wastewater treatment and sewerage; applied chemistry and microbiology (intensive); pollution control and waste management; groundwater control; regulation and management; water resources management and hydraulic modelling. Infrastructure engineering and management modules: infrastructure asset management; infrastructure investment and financing; infrastructure systems, interdependencies and resilience; sustainability and infrastructure.

Sponsorship information

Some overseas students can apply for a Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme (CSSS) award, if they are in possession of a 1st Class Honours degree or equivalent in civil or structural engineering. GREAT Surrey Scholarships: Enabling you to gain a deep insight into a specialised field by studying in a research-focused institution with close links to industry, a Master's qualification in Engineering from the University of Surrey gives you a significant advantage in your future career. For selected postgraduate courses starting in 2015, the University is offering graduates from India the opportunity to apply for one of ten scholarships worth £3,000 through the GREAT Scholarships (India programme).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time GBP 17,300 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months
MSc Distance learning GBP 900 per Credit (EU) 36 months
MSc Distance learning GBP 900 per Credit (England) 36 months
MSc Distance learning GBP 2,000 per Credit (International) 36 months
MSc Distance learning GBP 900 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 36 months
MSc Distance learning GBP 900 per Credit (Scotland) 36 months
MSc Distance learning GBP 900 per Credit (Wales) 36 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,300 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 900 per Credit (EU) 36 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 900 per Credit (England) 36 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 2,000 per Credit (International) 36 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 900 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 36 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 900 per Credit (Scotland) 36 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 900 per Credit (Wales) 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

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