The MSc in Structural Integrity is a new course for the 2013 entry, focusing on the technical knowledge and skills most relevant to developing a career in technical and engineering roles where understanding and achieving structural integrity is a key component.
The technology and applications of structural integrity are wide-ranging and constantly evolving. The course aims to create a synergy of relevant knowledge from the fields of materials, structural analysis and non-destructive testing and inspection. Major users include the oil and gas, power generation, petrochemical, nuclear and transportation sectors.
The National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC), an education and research collaboration with Brunel University, is contributing to the course.