Kingston University London - Structural Design and Construction Management with Sustainability Masters (MSc)

Kingston University London

Structural Design and Construction Management with Sustainability Masters (MSc)

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.

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • 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).

Entry Requirements

  • A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in either civil engineering or structural engineering. Candidates who do not have a degree in civil engineering or structural engineering but have suitable industrial experience will be considered.
  • IELTS academic test in English with an


    overall score of 6.5,




    no element below 6.0

Career Prospects

The market for sustainable construction management is continually evolving. Graduates from this programme will be prepared for senior technical and managerial positions in both private and governmental sectors, including:

  • civil/structural engineer
  • concrete technologist
  • materials engineer
  • technical manager
  • designer/ consultant
  • project engineer
  • construction engineer
  • sustainable construction manager
  • systems engineering consultant
  • project manager

Course Details

  • This programme builds on the research excellence in sustainable concrete construction at Kingston University and is fully compatible with the existing Government and Foresight Strategy on Sustainable Construction. It is run in association with The Concrete Centre UK.
  • Input from experts at leading civil engineering, construction and related companies complement the academic teaching. This enables you to develop a wider perspective and understanding of the worldwide issues facing the construction industry.
  • Each module combines a stimulating mix of lectures, practical laboratory work, group work, case studies and presentations.
  • You will have the opportunity to undertake research and industry-relevant dissertation projects.
  • The course will also develop your professional, analytical and management skills, as well as improving your technical skills and knowledge. For example, you will gain communication, teamwork, IT and problem-solving skills.

Core Modules

Management of Project Risk, Quality and Safety
Seismic Design of Structures and Substructure Design
Structural Design in Concrete and Steel
Estimating, Tendering and Procurement
Sustainable Construction and Substructure Design

Optional Modules

Professional Placement

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