Kingston University
Structural Design and Construction Management with Sustainability MSc
Kingston University

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Key Course Facts

Course Description

Reasons to choose Kingston – This course is fully compatible with the Government and Foresight Strategy on Sustainable Construction. – This course offers specialised knowledge and skills that will enhance your employability. – 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 This course focuses on the challenges and opportunities facing the concrete industry in meeting the demands of sustainability. You will examine concrete technology, sustainable construction, earthquake engineering, steel and concrete building design, fire assessment, geo-environmental engineering and construction management. You will take part in practical work, group work, case studies and presentations. Experts at leading civil engineering and construction companies contribute to the course. For your dissertation, you may choose an industry- relevant project to research.

Example modules – Steel and Concrete Building Design – Sustainable Construction and Substructure Design – Estimating, Tendering and Procurement

Career opportunities Suitable roles include sustainability consultant, sustainable construction manager, civil engineer, structural engineer, materials engineer, project engineer, construction engineer, systems engineering consultant, and project manager.

Assessment typically comprises of exams (eg test or exam). practical (eg presentations, performance) 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 with Sustainability MSc

EU £8470 year 1
England UK £5291 year 1
Northern Ireland £5291 year 1
Scotland £5291 year 1
Wales £5291 year 1
International £8470 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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