12 Masters Programs in Structural Engineering

A master’s degree program is a course of study typically taken over one and a half to three years and intended to improve upon and clarify previous education or professional experience. It might involve focused classes, research and practical fieldwork. What is a Master in Structural Engineering? Structural engineering, generally speaking, is the study of the way force interacts with materia… Read more

A master’s degree program is a course of study typically taken over one and a half to three years and intended to improve upon and clarify previous education or professional experience. It might involve focused classes, research and practical fieldwork.

What is a Master in Structural Engineering? Structural engineering, generally speaking, is the study of the way force interacts with materials. Making a reasonably accurate prediction as to the behavior of complex structures under load, such as dams holding water or high-rise buildings in windy conditions, tends to require both expansive knowledge and attention to critical details. A Master in Structural Engineering program usually attempts to prepare graduates to make such predictions via investigations of fluid mechanics, finite elements, systems modeling and failure mechanics. Electives might include earthquake engineering, earthworks or poromechanics.

Engineering education often develops keen problem-solving skills that help graduates tackle any logical puzzle they come across. More specifically, understanding the way specific materials behave under force might help engineers develop more efficient bridges, roads or even spaceships. On a career level, a current professional might use the refined focus of this master program to advance his or her position.

An engineering master's program often requires some laboratory work or advanced modeling technology, and as such, might cost more than degrees in the arts. It is often best to check the cost of tuition with each school directly.

A graduate with academic experience only might find employment at the entry level. Governments often employ teams of structural engineers to analyze, design and implement public works projects. Experienced engineers might use a master's degree to increase their chances of securing a management position or an advanced research job. Those with extensive experience might find that acquiring an advanced degree imparts the credibility necessary for independent consulting and advisory positions.

Structural engineering remains an essential function in society and a popular subject in universities, a fact leading to many options for potential students. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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UCD College of Engineering and Architecture
Dublin , Ireland

This programme prepares graduates to work as professional engineers in the broad field of infrastructural design, construction and management. Graduates will satisfy the acade ... +

This programme prepares graduates to work as professional engineers in the broad field of infrastructural design, construction and management. Graduates will satisfy the academic requirements for the title of Chartered Engineer. You can choose a specialisation either in civil, structural or environmental engineering and as such the range of module options are extensive. The programme is delivered by a culturally diverse group of internationally renowned academic staff as part of a highly research-intensive School which continually responds and evolves so that the significant challenges of the 21st century can be met. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Sep 2020
Campus
 
Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Weimar , Germany

The Natural Hazards and Risks in Structural Engineering (NHRE) master’s degree programme has a strong international orientation. It trains students to...

The Natural Hazards and Risks in Structural Engineering (NHRE) master’s degree programme has a strong international orientation. It trains students to... -
Master
Full-time
4 semesters
English
01 Oct 2020
15 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Gheorghe Asachi Technical University Of Iasi
Iași , Romania

A modern interdisciplinary study program offered at the Faculty of Civil Engineering since 2005, the first English-taught master’s program in the field of Civil Engineering in ... +

A modern interdisciplinary study program offered at the Faculty of Civil Engineering since 2005, the first English-taught master’s program in the field of Civil Engineering in Romania. The program is intended to help students gain expertise in designing civil engineering structures, develop skills in construction project management, finite element analysis and many more. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Oct 2020
15 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Université de Nantes
Nantes , France + 3 More

This program aims to train structural reliability, monitoring and maintenance specialists in the field of Marine Renewable Energy (MRE). At the end of this program, you will b ... +

This program aims to train structural reliability, monitoring and maintenance specialists in the field of Marine Renewable Energy (MRE). At the end of this program, you will be able to use and quantify the added value of non-destructive testing techniques and SHM methods applied to offshore structures. -
Master
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
English
07 Sep 2020
17 Apr 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg , South Africa

The purpose of the programme is to develop an engineer with advanced abilities in applying fundamental structural engineering sciences, design and synthesis to specific struct ... +

The purpose of the programme is to develop an engineer with advanced abilities in applying fundamental structural engineering sciences, design and synthesis to specific structural engineering problems in society at large. One of the main objectives is to develop an advanced capability to do fundamental structural engineering research independently and, in so doing, promote lifelong learning. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Universidade da Coruña
A Coruña , Spain + 9 More

The Master in Civil Engineering (along with the Degree in Civil Engineering Technology) provides a solid and rigorous mathematical physical training that supports advanced tec ... +

The Master in Civil Engineering (along with the Degree in Civil Engineering Technology) provides a solid and rigorous mathematical physical training that supports advanced technical and technological training in the multiple fields of Engineering Civil. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Spanish
September 2020
Campus
 
European Polytechnical University
Pernik , Bulgaria

This Master's program aims at enhancing and deepening civil engineers' qualification in the field of anti-seismic security of buildings and facilities during their design and ... +

This Master's program aims at enhancing and deepening civil engineers' qualification in the field of anti-seismic security of buildings and facilities during their design and implementation. -
Master
Full-time
English
October 2020
Campus
 
Ehime University
Matsuyama , Japan

The main research objectives of running the Special Course on Disaster Prevention Study for Asian Students are to understand and elucidate characteristic features of natural d ... +

The main research objectives of running the Special Course on Disaster Prevention Study for Asian Students are to understand and elucidate characteristic features of natural disasters in Asia and to develop their preventive measures, while the educational motto stands at producing first-class researchers and technical experts with frontier research capabilities and advanced knowledge in the field of natural disasters. -
Master
Full-time
English
April 2020
Campus
 
Universiti Putra Malaysia
Shah Alam , Malaysia

This program is designed to provide exposure and in-depth theoretical knowledge in structural engineering and construction management. Courses encompass the cores and elective ... +

This program is designed to provide exposure and in-depth theoretical knowledge in structural engineering and construction management. Courses encompass the cores and electives, which mainly on structural design and analysis and two interesting courses on construction management. -
Master
Full-time
English
January 2020
Campus
 
CEPT University
Ahmedabad , India

Master of Urban Infrastructure (MUI) prepares young professionals for career in one or many of these: (i) preparing infrastructure projects for the cities and their regions, ( ... +

Master of Urban Infrastructure (MUI) prepares young professionals for career in one or many of these: (i) preparing infrastructure projects for the cities and their regions, (ii) undertaking or advising on governance of infrastructure projects and facilities in cities and their regions, (iii) preparing projects and overseeing their execution in the areas of urban infrastructure in India as well as other developing countries and (iv) undertaking research on policies and processes of urban infrastructure development. It also exposes the students to environmental, social, political, economic and financial dimensions of urban infrastructure development and ethical dimensions of working as professional. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
September 2020
20 Apr 2018
Campus
 
European Polytechnical University
Pernik , Bulgaria

This Master's program aims at enhancing and deepening civil engineers' qualification in the field of anti-seismic security of buildings and facilities during their design and ... +

This Master's program aims at enhancing and deepening civil engineers' qualification in the field of anti-seismic security of buildings and facilities during their design and implementation. -
Master
Full-time
3 semesters
English
October 2020
Campus
 
UCD College of Engineering and Architecture
Dublin , Ireland

Studying this Masters, you will cover a wide range of topics not traditionally covered in undergraduate degrees; the programme includes specialist modules in structural dynami ... +

Studying this Masters, you will cover a wide range of topics not traditionally covered in undergraduate degrees; the programme includes specialist modules in structural dynamics, bridge engineering, structural design and professional engineering. You will also learn how to work in a multidisciplinary setting through combined modules with Architecture students. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
01 Sep 2020
Campus