Applications for this programme should be made through the University of Glasgow.
Start date: September
Awards: MSc (12 mth FT, 24 mth PT)
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Graduates of the universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow qualify for a 10 per cent discount on fees for this programme.
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This MSc, run jointly by the universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, provides advanced training for structural engineers.
The minimum entry requirement is a UK 2:1 degree, or its international equivalent, in civil engineering or a related subject. Applicants with backgrounds in other fields may be accepted.
All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements.
If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English.
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Graduates are trained in a range of analytical methods and tools, with a particular emphasis on computer-based methods using advanced software. Students also develop high-level problem-solving skills, enabling them to think in new and imaginative ways to solve difficult engineering challenges.
This programme is run over 12 months, with two semesters of taught courses followed by a research project leading to a masters thesis. Taught courses will be delivered at the University of Glasgow and the University of Edinburgh.
Semester 1 courses at the University of Edinburgh include Plastic Analysis of Frames and Slabs Fire Resistance of Structures. Courses at the University of Glasgow include Applied Engineering Mechanics and Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. Students also participate in an additional self-study course titled Structural Engineering Review Project.
Semester 2 courses at the University of Edinburgh include Thin-Walled Members and Stability and Mechanics of Repairing and Strengthening of Structures. Courses at the University of Glasgow include Computational Modelling of Nonlinear Problems and Structural Concrete.
This programme is suitable for those developing careers in structural engineering.
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This article was published on Aug 21, 2013