MEng Structural Engineering
Location: CIT Department of Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering
Duration: 1 year or 2 years
Schedule: Full time or Part time
Structural Engineering is the science and art of designing civil engineering facilities so that they can safely resist the forces to which they may be subjected. All structures from bridges to buildings, harbours to airports, must be able to meet these requirements. Structural Engineers aim to design these structures with safety, economy and elegance.
The programme of study is designed to progress your qualifications in the following ways:
- Deepen your technical knowledge, skills and competences in the specialised field of Structural Engineering;
- Prepare you to undertake the Institution of Structural Engineers Professional Practice;
- Examination by developing your structural analysis and design skills to an appropriate level;
- Develop your ability to carry out in depth research in a chosen field of Engineering, to draw conclusions from the research and present research findings;
- Broaden your knowledge in other areas such as Sustainability and Project Management;
- You will have achieved the new educational standard required for the title Chartered Engineer.
Graduates of the programme will have skills, competences and a higher qualification to enhance their employment credentials in the national and international market. This new programme will significantly enhanced employment opportunities for graduates with the trend in recent years in the industry being towards recruitment of specialist Masters level graduates.
The graduates of 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 are employed with private sector firms such as consulting engineers RPS Group, Arup, MottMacDonald, Cronin & Sutton, Roughan & O’Donovan, Jacon Engineering, ACOM (New Zealand), Hurst & Malcolm (London). A limited number have chosen employment with contracting companies or are operating as sole traders.
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