Imperial College London

Course Introduction

The course provides training in the analysis, design and assessment of structures under conventional loading conditions. It covers a broad spectrum of structural engineering issues specifically for civil engineering structures, with comprehensive coverage of topics related to the mechanics and design of structures made from steel and/or concrete. It also covers topics on advanced analytical and numerical techniques.

Course Modules

Modules include: concrete materials; cold'formed steel design; design and construction; design of steel bridges; design of steel buildings; finite element analysis; non'linear structural analysis; plated structures; prestressed concrete; reinforced concrete 1; reinforced concrete 2; steel components; structural dynamics; structural stability; structural steel technology; theory of plates; theory of shells; time and temperature'dependent behaviour of concrete structures.

Course Additional Entry

An Honours degree (minimum 2.1) in an appropriate subject or overseas equivalent; special cases, based on relevant experience, may be made in some circumstances; 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) £27,100  Whole course. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £10,200  Whole course. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £13,550  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,100  Academic year. First year home fees