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  Lightweight Structures and Impact Engineering MSc

Brunel University London    National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC), Cambridge

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time / 24 months full-time with placement
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Embark on a transformative academic journey with Brunel's prestigious Lightweight Structures and Impact Engineering MSc programme. Tailored for aerospace and automotive engineering graduates, this unique course at the National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC) near Cambridge equips you with the expertise to design and analyse cutting-edge lightweight structures. By focusing on carbon reduction targets in transportation, offshore, marine, and defence sectors, you'll delve into essential areas such as material failure prediction, automotive crash protection systems, and aircraft ditching. The programme's industry-based approach offers internship opportunities, access to specialist equipment, and NAFEMS accredited Finite Element Analysis training. With a strong emphasis on advanced simulation methods and structural design, graduates emerge with in-depth knowledge in structural mechanics and stress analysis. If you hold a 2:2 UK Honours degree in relevant disciplines like Mathematics, Physics, or Engineering, this programme is your gateway to a successful career in research, development, or further doctoral studies. Join us and become a sought-after expert in lightweight structures and impact engineering.

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Delivered near Cambridge at the National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC), Brunel's unique Lightweight Structures and Impact Engineering master's focuses on preparing you to design and analyse advanced lightweight structures to support carbon reduction targets for transportation, offshore, marine and defence sectors. The programme is tailored toward the interests and expertise of aerospace and automotive engineering graduates.

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Entry Requirements

A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree or equivalent in Mathematics, Physics, Computing or an Engineering discipline*.

Engineering disciplines include: Mechanical, Civil, Automotive, Aerospace and Materials Science.

*Applicants with alternative qualifications and / or relevant work experience are recommended to apply.


UK £13,750
International £25,000

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