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This course will give you a comprehensive understanding of the world’s most popular construction material. You will gain the analysis and design skills necessary to design structures in challenging environments. Our teaching reflects the latest research in concrete engineering, particularly in environmentally friendly and sustainable concrete design.

Our facilities house the largest academic concrete research centre in the UK, offering expertise in cement chemistry, aggregate science, binder technology, concrete durability, alternative concrete materials, structural performance and design, as well as earthquake and nuclear reactor design.

Semester 1 Semester 2
Weeks 1 - 6

Linear systems and structural analysis

Structural Dynamics and Applications to Earthquake Eng and Vibration

Advanced Concrete Design

Sustainable concrete technology

Weeks 7 - 12

Computational structural analysis and research skills

Structural design

Innovations in structural concerete

Option 1

Option 1

Blast and impact effect on structures

Advanced simulation of high strain rate dynamics

Geotechnical design

Careers & employability

Our graduates work internationally, in a range of public and private sector organisations from major civil engineering companies to world leading research institutes.

Course accreditation

Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Structural Engineers, Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, and Institute of Highway Engineers approved MSc (Eng) as satisfying part 2 academic base requirements for a Chartered Engineer under UK-SPEC*