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Structural Engineering

Anglia Ruskin University
In Cambridge (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Master
  • Cambridge (England)
  • Duration:
    1 Year

The course aims to develop the skills required for a structural engineer, including: calculating loads and stresses; investigating the strength of the foundations; and analysing the behaviour of structural members in steel, concrete and other materials to ensure that the structure has the required strength to perform its function safely, but also economically and aesthetically.

Important information

Requirements: We welcome applications from International and EU students. There are country-specific entry requirements.


Where and when

Starts Location
01 October 2016
Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , England
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What you'll learn on the course

Structural Engineering
Skills and Training

Course programme

Course overview

Structural engineers are involved in the design and supervision of a wide variety of structures, such as houses, theatres, sports stadia, hospitals, bridges, oil rigs, space satellites and office blocks. The course is designed to provide students with the advanced knowledge and skills required to pursue a career in structural engineering.

Module guide

Core modules

  • Analytical Techniques
  • Foundation Design Engineering
  • Structural Design to Eurocodes
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Forensic Engineering
  • Engineering Futures and Structural Form
  • Sustainability and Environmental Management
  • Hydraulic Structures
  • Major Project/Dissertation


A range of assessment methods are used, which are designed to be both formative and summative. These include:

  • Examinations
  • Written assignments, including essays, reports, position statements and other forms of written submission
  • Presentations
  • Portfolios
  • Dissertation

Dedication: Full-time.

Additional information

Career opportunities: The structural engineering course prepares you for an exciting and challenging career; it enables you to undertake a wide range of roles in structural design and construction in a variety of public and private organisations involved in the development and operation of the built environment. The construction industry is one of the UK's largest and offers a challenging and stimulating career with opportunities for both men and women. The demand for structural engineers remains strong and is likely to continue in future.