This course is aimed at graduates with an honours degree or relevant professional experience who want to develop their understanding and skills as structural engineers.
• The emphasis is on current methodology and practice
• You will be well equipped to meet the challenges of the modern structural engineering industry
• Meets the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Visit the website: http://www.salford.ac.uk/pgt-courses/structural-engineering
Suitable for engineering graduates who want to specialise in structural engineering.
You may be working in industry and want to formalise your training or you may be a recent graduate and wish to gain extra qualifications to help you stand out in the jobs market or enter your engineering career at a higher level.
The course meets the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) or an Accredited Eng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree. See http://www.jbm.org.uk
for further information.
The course is delivered via a combination of lectures, tutorials, design projects, computing sessions and laboratory demonstrations. You will be encouraged to attend meetings of the professional institutions, where relevant topics are being discussed. Where possible, pertinent site visits and guest lectures will be organised.
• Introduction to Design with Computer Applications (30 credits)
• Seismic Engineering and Practical Applications of Finite Element Analysis (30 credits)
• Further Design with Applications to Building Structures (30 credits)
• Bridge Engineering (30 credits)
• MSc Dissertation (60 credits)
Coursework 42%, Examination 47% and Dissertation 11%.
Graduates of this course will be well equipped to meet the challenges of the modern structural engineering industry. They may occupy pivotal appointments in prestigious building schemes and the prospect of a challenging career to provide and protect the infrastructure that underpins society.
Graduates might typically work as a structural engineer in a design office or for an engineering consultancy.
How to apply: http://www.salford.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/applying
An appropriate honours degree such as civil engineering or structural engineering. We welcome applications from students with alternative qualifications and/or significant relevant experience, subject to approval through a process of Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL).