Structural Engineering

Course overview

A postgraduate specialisation in Structural Engineering is concerned with the design of high-rise buildings, industrial complexes, bridges, stadiums, and sporting and exhibition centres.

You will gain an understanding of how forces, such as the weight of a building, its contents, and environmental loads, are resisted by and transferred through structures and buildings to the ground.

Areas of study include concrete structures, steel structures, numerical methods in engineering and structural dynamics.

This degree has been given full accreditation at the level of Professional Engineering by the industry governing body, Engineers Australia.

Course requirements

Candidates for the Master of Professional Engineering (Structural Engineering) complete 144 credit points as listed in the unit of study table.

They also complete 12 weeks of practical experience.

For more information on units of study and degree program requirements visit CUSP (https://cusp.sydney.edu.au).