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2019/20 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue

MSc (Eng) Structural Engineering

Programme code:MSE-CV/SE-FTUCAS code:
Duration:12 Months Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr Nikolaos Nikitas Contact address:n.nikitas@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

Entry requirement for recent graduates:
A degree equivalent to a UK upper second class honours (2:1) degree or higher in civil engineering or a related subject. Applicants are required to provide a statement detailing their experience in structural engineering including structural analysis, the design of reinforced concrete and steelwork structures and foundations.

Entry requirement for graduates with at least 3 years relevant work experience:
A minimum of a degree equivalent to a UK second class honours (2:2) degree in civil engineering or a related subject, or associate membership of an appropriate professional engineering institution. Applicants are required to provide a statement detailing their experience in structural engineering, structural analysis, the design of reinforced concrete and steelwork structures and foundations.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

School of Civil Engineering

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

Programme specification:

- Level of input from Industry.

- Programme is geared up to helping students achieve some of the IStructE's core objectives (particularly CPD events - part of the Structural Engineering in Practice module).


Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Students must study the following compulsory modules:

CIVE5913MDesign and Management of Structures in Earthquake Zones15 creditsSemester 2
CIVE5970MAdvanced Structural Analysis (MSc/PGD)15 creditsSemester 1
CIVE5971MDesign Optimisation - MSc15 creditsSemester 1
CIVE5972MAdvanced Concrete Design (MSc)15 creditsSemester 2
CIVE5974MStructural Engineering Dissertation60 credits1 Oct to 30 Sep (12mth)
CIVE5975MFoundation Engineering (MSc)15 creditsSemester 1
CIVE5977MAdvanced Steel and Composite Design - (MSc)15 creditsSemester 1
CIVE5980MStructural Engineering Design Project30 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Optional modules:

Last updated: 13/05/2019

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