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MEngSc Structural Engineering
Studying this Masters, you will cover a wide range of topics not traditionally covered in undergraduate degrees; the programme includes specialist modules in structural dynamics, bridge engineering, structural design and professional engineering. You will also learn how to work in a multidisciplinary setting through combined modules with Architecture students. Structural engineering is a continually evolving profession, and through the third Semester Research Project you will learn how to apply this specialist knowledge to develop new concepts and ideas under the supervision of research active academic staff. This programme will distinguish you as having specialist knowledge in the area of Structural Engineering and provide you with a competitive edge over your peers in the job market.

- Multidisciplinary learning through collaborative modules with the School of Architecture and industry

- Advanced taught modules in structural design, conservation and sustainability

- Application of specialist knowledge to solve problems in new or emerging structural engineering applications

- This programme is delivered by a School ranked in the top 200 in the QS world subject rankings.

Course Description
The MEngSc in Structural Engineering will distinguish you as having specialist knowledge in the area of Structural Engineering and provide you with a competitive edge over your peers in the job market. Modules are taught by a combination of experienced academic staff and senior industry practitioners to provide students with the conceptual and managerial perspectives vital to a successful career in structural engineering.

Entry requirements

Entrants to the programme will have an Honours (Level 8) Bachelors Degree in Engineering or equivalent (with a minimum of 2H2 honours level, or equivalent) and the appropriate prior learning. Applicants will be reviewed individually and interviewed where there is any doubt about their suitability for the programme. Academic transcripts and names and contact details for two referees should be provided with your application.

Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.

Duration

1 Year Full-Time, 2 Years Part-Time.

MEngSc Structural Engineering (T279) Full Time
MEngSc Structural Engineering (T314) Part Time

Careers or further progression

Career Opportunities
Our graduates would typically follow careers in structural engineering consultancy, engineering contracting, construction management, project planning both in Ireland and abroad. Employed at Masters levels graduates can expect more responsibility, and faster professional progression, earlier in their careers.

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Michelle Mathews
Contact Number: +353 1 716 1802

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Core
Realising Built Projects ARCT40030
Advanced Structural Analysis and Design CVEN40300
Innovation Leadership CVEN40390
Structural Dynamics CVEN40550
Structural Research Project CVEN40600
Fibre Reinforced Composites CVEN40610
Quantitative Methods for Engineers STAT40690

Stage 1 - Option
Agency: Design / Build ARCT40870
Structural Design (Building Construction) CVEN40050
Bridge Engineering CVEN40120
Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering CVEN40210
Engineering Design Project CVEN40500
Energy Systems in Buildings I MEEN30130
Energy Systems in Buildings II MEEN40200
Professional Engineering (Management) MEEN40430
Environmental Assmt and Mgmt OSH40140

Comment

Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

This programme is suitable for students expecting to graduate with an Honours Degree in Engineering, or those already in employment, who wish to specialise in the area of Structural Engineering.

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2017/2018 September.

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.

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