Department of Civil and Structural Engineering,
Faculty of Engineering
The course approaches design using the latest UK and European codes, giving you the opportunity to discover a range of modern and innovative construction materials and methods. From buildings and bridges, to our water and energy supply systems, flood defences and even blast protection, you'll study the crucial infrastructure that we all depend on, learning how to make it safer, more efficient and more sustainable.
Founded over 100 years ago, our department is equipped with the academic expertise and experience to prepare you for an impactful career.
This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired a partial CEng accredited undergraduate first degree. See the Joint Board of Moderators website for more details.
- Research and Professional Skills
- Structural Analysis
- Structural Dynamics and Applications to Earthquake Engineering
- Structural Design
- Advanced Engineering Research Study
- Risk Management for Earthquake Engineering and Geohazards
- Advanced Concrete Design
- Multistorey Steel Building Design
- Blast and Impact Effects on Structures
- Innovations in Structural Concrete
- Structural Analysis and Design for Fire
- Design of Earthquake Resistant Structures
- Geotechnical Design
- Lectures by academic staff
- Design tutorials
- Design projects
- Computational tutorials
- Lab work
- Industrial seminars
- Advanced engineering research study (dissertation)
Some modules engage our industrial partners, laboratory work and site visits.
1 year full-time
2:1 honours degree (BEng, MEng, BSc) in civil or structural engineering or other appropriate engineering or science subject.
We'll consider your application if you have appropriate professional qualifications and work experience, but you'll need a strong background in the areas covered on the course.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.
+44 114 222 5711
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.