Structural Engineering with Management

Nottingham Trent University

Course Options
  • MSc, PG Cert, PG DipFull-timeSeptember 1 year
  • MSc, PG Cert, PG DipPart-timeSeptember 2 years

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Course Information

Designed for students aspiring to senior management positions within the structural engineering field, this course focuses on applying engineering principles in structural engineering and in management.

This accredited Joint Board of Moderators accredited course is ideally suited to practicing engineers, but it is also relevant for recent graduates planning a career in structural engineering.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Increase your potential to become a senior manager in the structural engineering field.
  • Gain advanced knowledge in the design, construction and renovation of structures.
  • Benefit from learning with full, part-time and CPD study options.
  • Be taught in part by industry professionals and visiting experts.

The course enables students to develop their managerial skills, offering a balanced mix of structural engineering and management modules, and leads to Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.

How you're taught

The course is delivered through lectures, tutorials, workshops and case studies.

Teaching is supported by study guides. These form module handbooks explaining the structure of the module, its overall aims and specific objectives, learning outcomes, and assessment criteria and methods.

Virtual Learning Environment

The University's virtual learning environment (NOW) is used to support the course. This web-based learning platform delivers learning materials, up-to-date module information, access to a news board and resources as well as the facility to upload coursework and communicate with tutors and other students.

Most staff teaching on the course are members of one or more relevant professional institutions and participate in industrial activities, consultancy, research and/or the activities of their professional institutions.

Many modules will also involve contributing external lecturers who will provide current industrial experience and viewpoints.

How will I be assessed?

Module assessment will include exams.

You will also undertake the following coursework:

  • preliminary questions (a set of short-answer questions designed to reinforce the pre-reading of the learning materials)
  • learning portfolios to evidence your learning (these would typically include a study log, answers to self-assessment questions and / or small notes and critical reviews, identified queries to be raised with lecturers)
  • assignments (including essays, case studies, reports and designs).


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Careers and employability

NTU has one of the best graduate employment records in the UK because our world-class courses give you the skills today's employers need.

Students from this course will graduate with improved professional and technical skills to operate at senior positions in the construction industry.

Although this course does not offer a formal placement, all our courses are vocationally focused and benefit from strong links with industry.

Entry Requirements For This Course

If you're not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page.

English language entry requirements

If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English language tests.

Help and support

If you have any questions about your qualifications or about making an application to the University please contact our international team for advice.

Course Contact Details


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