Structural Engineering Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Bradford 65% 0% 5% £8570 £19890 110 Bradford On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 100% 2% 0% £9250 £9250 £24450 £25670 180 Sheffield On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 100% 2% 0% £9250 £9250 £24450 £25670 180 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 87% 5% 5% £9250 £23650 181 Dundee On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 80% 5% 25% £9250 £16100 127 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 65% 0% 5% £9250 £9250 £20118 £21124 110 Bradford On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 65% 0% 5% £9250 £9250 £20118 £21124 110 Bradford On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology 79% 1% 7% £9250 £20750 139 Loughborough On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 65% 0% 10% £9250 £9250 £20118 £21124 111 Bradford On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 65% 0% 5% £9250 £9250 £20118 £21124 120 Bradford On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 100% 2% 5% £9250 £25670 164 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 80% 0% 0% £9250 £21400 154 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 87% 5% 15% £9250 £23650 169 Dundee On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 74% 0% 2% £9000 £23450 160 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 74% 0% 2% £9000 £23450 144 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 74% 0% 2% £9000 £23450 144 Cardiff On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 89% 2% 4% £9250 £9250 £24450 £25670 159 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 74% 0% 2% £9000 £23450 144 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology 79% 1% 7% £9250 £25700 139 Loughborough On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 89% 2% 4% £9250 £9250 £24450 £25670 159 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 74% 0% 2% £9000 £23450 144 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology 79% 1% 7% £9250 £25700 139 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 74% 0% 2% £9000 £23450 144 Cardiff On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 100% 2% 5% £9250 £25670 164 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 65% 0% 5% £9250 £9250 £20118 £21124 110 Bradford On campus Full-time
Ulster University 78% 2% 8% £9250 £15360 130 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Heriot-Watt University 85% 0% 3% £9250 £9250 £15384 £16000 166 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 65% 0% 10% £9250 £16600 140 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 74% 0% 2% £9000 £23450 144 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 65% 0% 10% £9250 £16600 140 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 65% 0% 5% £9250 £9250 £20118 £21124 110 Bradford On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 65% 0% 5% £9250 £9250 £20118 £21124 110 Bradford On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 87% 5% 15% £4250 £7750 169 Nottingham On campus Part-time
The University of Manchester 87% 5% 15% £13500 £27000 169 Manchester On campus Full-time
Brunel University 87% 5% 15% £9650 £19855 169 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 87% 5% 15% £13300 £26900 169 Bristol On campus Full-time
Heriot-Watt University 85% 0% 3% £9250 £9250 £19792 £20584 166 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University - - - £8500 £15500 - Nottingham On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield - - - - - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of South Wales - - - - - - Pontypridd On campus Part-time
Teesside University 65% 0% 5% - - 110 Middlesbrough On campus Part-time
University of Wolverhampton 93% 10% 15% - - 71 Wolverhampton On campus Part-time
Newcastle University 62% 0% 10% £9250 - 177 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 84% 2% 10% - - 178 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 78% 5% 0% - - 152 Manchester On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 58% 0% 10% £9250 - 108 Cambridge On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 74% 0% 0% - - 155 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 73% 5% 10% - - 185 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 65% 0% 5% £9250 £9250 - 120 Bradford On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 65% 0% 5% £9250 - 146 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology 79% 1% 20% £9250 - 147 Loughborough On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 65% 0% 5% £9250 £9250 - 110 Bradford On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 75% 2% 18% - - 98 Plymouth On campus Full-time
University of Salford 73% 0% 11% - - 124 Salford On campus Full-time
University of Salford 73% 0% 11% - - 124 Salford On campus Full-time
University of Bath 73% 0% 11% - - 124 Bath On campus Full-time
University of Reading 93% - 5% £9250 £23700 126 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 74% 0% 0% - - 142 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 91% 5% 7% - - 185 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Reading 93% - 5% £9250 £23700 126 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 87% 5% 15% - - 169 Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 87% 5% 15% - - 169 Birmingham On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 87% 5% 15% - - 169 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 87% 5% 15% - - 169 Leeds On campus Part-time
Edinburgh Napier University 87% 5% 15% - - 169 Edinburgh On campus Part-time
University of Aberdeen 87% 5% 15% - - 169 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Surrey 87% 5% 15% - - 169 Guildford On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 87% 5% 15% - - 169 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Coventry University 87% 5% 15% - - 169 Coventry On campus Part-time
The University of Edinburgh 68% 0% 1% - - 181 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 68% 0% 1% - - 181 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 68% 0% 1% - - 181 Brighton On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
87 /100
8048 students of Structural Engineering in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

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 £28021 £29638 £34644
25-75 percentile range £25190 - £31599 £24560 - £36064 £27525 - £43176

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £27231 £29834 £35122
25-75 percentile range £25204 - £29643 £25005 - £35280 £28343 - £42617

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.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

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

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Structural Engineering who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

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

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

55% Engineering professionals
10% Sales occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Caring personal services
5% Research and Development (RandD) and Other Research Professi
5% Architects, Chartered Architectural Technologists, Planning
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals

Grading Distribution

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

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Structural Engineering

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FAQ

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

The median salary of graduates of Structural Engineering was £28021 15 months after graduation, £29638 3 years after graduation and £34644 5 years after graduation.

Civil and Structural Engineering with a Year in Industry at The University of Sheffield received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 12 respondents.