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The award
MSc, PG Dip

How long you will study
1 year

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About Structural Engineering with Materials at Nottingham Trent University

Designed for students aspiring to technical leadership positions within structural engineering design practice, this course focuses on applying engineering principles in advanced materials behaviour and technical themes within structural engineering.

This accredited course is ideally suited to practising engineers, but it is also relevant for recent graduates planning a career in structural engineering.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • gain advanced knowledge in the design, construction and renovation of structures
  • become a specialist in the Structural Engineering field
  • benefit from flexible learning with full and part-time study options
  • be taught by industry professionals and visiting experts.

How you're taught

The course is delivered through lectures, tutorials, workshops and case studies.

Teaching is supported by study guides. These form module handbooks explaining the structure of the module, its overall aims and specific objectives, learning outcomes and assessment criteria and methods.

How will I be assessed?

Module assessment will include:

  • exams
  • coursework
  • preliminary questions (a set of short-answer questions designed to reinforce the pre-reading of the learning materials)
  • learning portfolios to evidence your learning (which will include a study log; answers to self-assessment questions and / or small notes and critical reviews, identified queries to be raised with lecturers)
  • assignments (including essays, case studies, reports and designs).


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Careers and employability

Your career development

NTU has one of the best graduate employment records in the UK because our world-class courses give you the skills today's employers need.

Students from this course will graduate with improved professional and technical skills to operate at senior positions in the construction industry.Although this course does not offer a formal placement, all our courses are vocationally focused and benefit from strong links with industry.

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Entry requirements

If you're not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page.

English language entry requirements

If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English language tests.

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