Imperial College London

Course Introduction

This course provides training in the analysis, design and assessment of structures under seismic actions and other extreme loading conditions; syllabus covers topics related to structural engineering; earthquake engineering; engineering seismology; soil dynamics; and advanced numerical techniques.

Course Modules

Modules include:design of bridges; finite element analysis; geotechnical earthquake engineering; geotechnical hazards; non'linear structural analysis; reinforced concrete 1 and 2; seismic design of concrete structures; seismic design of steel structures; steel components; structural analysis; structural dynamics; structural fire engineering; structural reliability; design project (dissertation).

Course Additional Entry

2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject (particularly in subjects such as civil engineering, as well as other branches of engineering, natural sciences, earth sciences and other numerate disciplines). Applicants with relevant industrial and professional experience may also be considered. All applicants whose 1st language is not English require: GCSE, IGCSE, GCE O'level or equivalent at grade C; or Cambridge certificate of proficiency in English (CPE) at grade C; or IELTS score of 7.0 with a score of 6.5 or better in the written and speaking section; or TOEFL paper minimum score of 610 (test of written English (TWE) of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL computer minimum score of 250 (TWE of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL internet minimum score of 100 overall, including a minimum of 24 in the written section and a minimum of 22 in the speaking section.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £27,900  Whole course. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,000  Whole course. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £13,950  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,500  Academic year. First year home fees