The next opportunity for part-time students to enrol on the programme will be for the academic year 2020/21.
Duration & Delivery
This programme is delivered on a part-time basis, i.e. two academic years, requiring attendance on two evenings, and a Friday afternoon per week, in each semester.
The taught Postgraduate in Structural Engineering programme is designed to:
- deepen the postgraduate student’s technical knowledge, skills and competences in the field of specialisation
- broaden knowledge in other areas such as Sustainability, Management, and Business
The programme is offered to part-time students under the ACCS scheme. The accumulation of sufficient credits for the award of the Postgraduate Diploma requires the accumulation of 60 credits.
Postgraduate Diploma in Structural Engineering (60 credits) (Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications).
The programme is fully accredited by Engineers Ireland as satisfying the new educational standard for the title Chartered Engineer.
On successful completion of the relevant 60 credits a student may opt to transfer to the taught MEng in Structural Engineering programme – the successful completion of an additional 30 credit thesis module will qualify the student for the MEng award.
Additionally, the MEng in Structural Engineering programme will provide preparation for the Institute of Structural Engineers Professional Practice Examinations by developing structural analysis and design skills.