Structural Engineering Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Architectural Engineering MEng (Hons) Cardiff University - 0% 6% £9000 £25450 £28200 150 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering BEng (Hons) Ulster University - 0% 0% £9250 £15840 £16320 146 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering BEng (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 7% 0% £9250 £18704 171 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering with International Foundation Year BEng (Hons) University of Reading - 0% 15% £9250 £27650 118 Reading On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering (Year in Industry) BEng (Hons) Cardiff University - 0% 6% £9000 £25450 £28200 150 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering (with Integrated Foundation Year and Placement Year) BEng (Hons) University of Bradford - 5% 5% £9250 £22180 113 Bradford On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering BEng University of Bradford - 5% 5% £9250 £22180 113 Bradford On campus Full-time
Structural Engineering and Architecture with an Industrial Placement Year MEng The University of Sheffield - 2% 4% £9250 £29110 169 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering with an Industrial Placement Year MEng (Hons) The University of Sheffield - 2% 0% £9250 £29110 180 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering (with placement year) MEng University of Bradford - 5% 5% £9250 £22180 113 Bradford On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering (with a placement year) BEng University of Bradford - 5% 5% £9250 £22180 113 Bradford On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering with an Industrial Placement Year MEng (Hons) The University of Sheffield - 2% 4% £9250 £29110 153 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering MEng University of Bradford - 10% 5% £9250 £22180 113 Bradford On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering MEng (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 10% 0% £9250 £18704 167 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering MEng (Hons) The University of Sheffield - 0% 5% £9250 £29110 143 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering MEng (Hons) University of Aberdeen - 10% 5% £9250 £26100 £24800 143 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering MEng (Hons) Loughborough University of Technology - 0% 6% £9250 £27250 146 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering MEng (Hons) University of Dundee - 0% 15% £9250 £23100 181 Dundee On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering BEng (Hons) Loughborough University of Technology - 0% 5% £9250 £27250 152 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Structural Engineering MEng (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 7% 1% £9250 £24048 165 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering (with a placement year) BEng (Hons) University of Bradford - 5% 0% £9250 £22180 126 Bradford On campus Full-time
Structural Engineering BEng (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 7% 1% £9250 £24048 165 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Structural Engineering and Architecture MEng (Hons) The University of Sheffield - 2% 10% £9250 £29110 179 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering BEng (Hons) University of Reading - 0% 15% £9250 £27650 109 Reading On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering MEng (Hons) University of Reading - 0% 15% £9250 £27650 118 Reading On campus Full-time
Structural Engineering with Architecture MEng (Hons) Queen's University of Belfast - 0% 5% £9250 £25300 161 Belfast On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering MEng University of Bradford - 5% 5% £9250 £22180 113 Bradford On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering MEng (Hons) The University of Sheffield - 0% 0% £9250 £29110 150 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering (with Integrated Foundation Year) BEng (Hons) University of Bradford - 5% 5% £9250 £22180 98 Bradford On campus Full-time
Structural Engineering with Architecture MEng (Hons) University of Dundee - 0% 5% £9250 £23100 177 Dundee On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering (Year in Industry) MEng (Hons) Cardiff University - 0% 6% £9000 £25450 £28200 150 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering BEng (Hons) University of Dundee - 5% 5% £9250 £23100 169 Dundee On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering BEng (Hons) University of Bradford - 5% 0% £9250 £22180 136 Bradford On campus Full-time
Structural Engineering with Architecture (with a Year in Industry) MEng (Hons) Queen's University of Belfast - 0% 0% £9250 £25300 161 Belfast On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering (with placement year) MEng (Hons) Loughborough University of Technology - 0% 6% £9250 £27250 146 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering (with a placement year) MEng University of Bradford - 5% 5% £9250 £22180 113 Bradford On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering (with placement year) BEng (Hons) Loughborough University of Technology - 0% 5% £9250 £27250 152 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering BEng (Hons) Cardiff University - 0% 6% £9000 £25450 £28200 150 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Civil Engineering and Architectural Engineering with a Foundation Year BEng (Hons) Loughborough University of Technology - 0% 15% £9250 - 146 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering BSc (Hons) Plymouth University - 15% 5% - - 121 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering MEng (Hons) Newcastle University - 0% 10% - - 149 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering BEng (Hons) University of Leeds - 5% 5% - - 169 Leeds On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering BEng (Hons) Newcastle University - 2% 10% - - 132 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering BEng (Hons) University of Liverpool - 5% 2% - - 151 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering with Year in Industry BEng (Hons) Newcastle University - 2% 15% - - 136 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering BSc (Hons) University of Salford - 10% 15% - - 147 Salford On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering MEng (Hons) The University of Manchester - 0% 1% - - 151 Manchester On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering MEng (Hons) University of Liverpool - 0% 2% - - 151 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering MEng (Hons) University of Leeds - 5% 10% - - 157 Leeds On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering BEng (Hons) University of Leeds - 5% 0% - - 169 Leeds On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering MEng (Hons) University of Leeds - 5% 5% - - 153 Leeds On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) University of Salford - 10% 15% - - 106 Salford On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering MEng (Hons) University of Liverpool - 5% 2% - - 151 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering with Year in Industry MEng (Hons) Newcastle University - 2% 0% - - 137 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering BEng (Hons) Liverpool John Moores University - - - £9250 £16600 - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Advanced Civil and Structural Engineering MSc University of Bradford - - - £9230 £23028 - Bradford On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering MEng Liverpool John Moores University - - - £9250 £16600 - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Advanced Structural Engineering MSc University of Aberdeen - - - £11100 £27000 - Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering MSc Teesside University - - - £6695 £14000 - Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering with Foundation Year BEng (Hons) Liverpool John Moores University - - - £9250 £16600 - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Civil and Structural Engineering MEng (Hons) Liverpool John Moores University - - - £9250 £16100 - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Architectural Engineering Design MSc The University of Sheffield - - - £13000 £27500 - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Earthquake Engineering and Infrastructure Resilience MSc University of Bristol - - - £14000 £28300 - Bristol On campus Full-time
Structural Engineering PgDip University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Part-time
Advanced Structural Engineering MSc Edinburgh Napier University - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Earthquake and Structural Engineering MSc (PG) University of Brighton - - - - - - Brighton On campus Part-time
Structural Engineering MSc The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Structural Engineering MSc (Eng) The University of Sheffield - - - - - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Structural Engineering MSc University of Surrey - - - - - - Guildford online Part-time
Structural Engineering MSc Brunel University - - - - - - Uxbridge On campus Full-time
Structural Engineering MSc Cardiff University - - - - - - Cardiff On campus Part-time
Structural Engineering with Management MSc Nottingham Trent University - - - - - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
Structural Engineering and Concrete Materials MSc MSc University of Dundee - - - - - - Dundee On campus Full-time
Structural Engineering MSc (Eng) University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds On campus Full-time
Structural Engineering with Materials MSc Nottingham Trent University - - - - - - Nottingham On campus Part-time
Advanced Structural Engineering MSc MSc The University of Nottingham - - - - - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Structural Engineering

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28663 £30583 £35060
25-75 percentile range £26283 - £31518 £25509 - £35943 £28785 - £43518

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28596 £30049 £35359
25-75 percentile range £26452 - £30909 £26028 - £34869 £29674 - £43022

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Structural Engineering

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Structural Engineering who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Structural Engineering

  • Construction/Engineering Consultancies
  • Airports
  • Coastal and Marine Structures
  • Buildings
  • Bridges
  • Railways
  • Tunnels

Specialisations within Structural Engineering

  • Design and Construction of Buildings and Structures

Jobs of graduates of Structural Engineering (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Structural Engineering at University of Brighton

70% Sales occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Elementary occupations
5% Administrative occupations
0% Managers, directors and senior officials
0% Secretarial and related occupations

Grading & Study Time

Grading Distribution

Students of Structural Engineering in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Structural Engineering


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Structural Engineering, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Structural Engineering is the study of the principles of engineering as they apply to the design and construction of structures in the built environment.

The median salary of graduates of Structural Engineering was £28663 15 months after graduation, £30583 3 years after graduation and £35060 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Structural Engineering studies:
  • Master of Engineering (Honours) - MEng (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - BEng (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Engineering - BEng
  • Master of Engineering - MEng
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Master of Science (Postgraduate) - MSc (PG)
  • Master of Science (Engineering) - MSc (Eng)