School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
Structural Engineering and Construction Management
School of Psychology
Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
For the MSc you take compulsory modules (60 credits), optional modules (40 credits), followed by a research project written up as a research project written up as a dissertation (80 credits). For the Diploma you take compulsory modules (60 credits), optional modules (20 credits) and undertake a 40-credit project and dissertation.
Compulsory modules include: design of building systems; construction management; structural risk, reliability and sustainability; project management; research methods. Optional modules include: structural dynamics; finite element theory in structural mechanics; advanced structural materials; specialist structures; seismic resistant design; soil modelling and numerical methods.
Teaching methods include: formal lectures; tutorials; seminars; open learning; group projects; computing workshops; laboratory and fieldwork; site visits. Assessment is by formal written examinations, course work, a dissertation, and oral and poster presentations.