Kingston University
Structural Design and Construction Management MSc
Kingston University

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Key Course Facts

Course Description

Reasons to choose Kingston – This industry-accredited course is ideal for graduate engineers starting their career in the construction industry. – You will gain a strategic overview of construction management issues alongside advanced structural engineering, preparing you to work at managerial level for a consultant or contractor. – The course meets the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) if you already have an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons).

About this course You will study the design of both standard and innovative structures and substructures, in normal and earthquake contexts, using steel and concrete. You will also examine the financial, legal and contractual aspects of the construction process. Gaining a knowledge of management techniques and contract administration, you will practise the supervision of construction projects. Experts at leading civil engineering and construction companies contribute to the course. Through an industry-relevant dissertation, you will be able to extend your knowledge in a specialist area.

Example modules – Seismic Design and Substructure design – Structural Design in Concrete and Steel – Estimating, Tendering and Procurement

Career opportunities Roles include civil/structural engineer, concrete technologist, materials engineer, project engineer, and construction engineer.

Assessment typically comprises exams (eg test or exam), practical (eg presentations, performance) and coursework (eg essays, reports, self-assessment, portfolios, dissertation).

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All other courses
    • 6.0
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
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A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in a related discipline. Candidates must hold a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering to apply.


Tuition Fees Structural Design and Construction Management MSc

EU £15400 year 1
England UK £9620 year 1
Northern Ireland £9620 year 1
Scotland £9620 year 1
Wales £9620 year 1
International £15400 year 1

Additional fee information

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Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About Kingston University

Founded in 1899, Kingston University is located in the suburban town of Kingston upon Thames, London. The university’s four campuses can be found in and around the town centre, with a free shuttle bus helping students to get there. This university offers what they call Flexi-stay accommodation, which allows students to book rooms in their residence halls for periods in which they expect to be studying exceptionally hard.

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Where is this programme taught

Penrhyn Road Campus
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