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Structural Engineering, B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
Students enter the common second year of the Civil and Structural Engineering Degree at Dublin Institute Of Technology following the completion of a common first year programme in Engineering (DT025). Students commencing the third year of the Degree Programme may be offered a choice of the Civil or Structural Engineering Degree. 
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Overview

What is Structural Engineering?

Structural Engineering is a specialisation of Civil Engineering. Structural Engineers are concerned with the design and construction of buildings, bridges and special structures. They form part of the team of professionals involved with construction projects and in this way work closely with Architects, Quantity Surveyors and Building Services Engineers.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of Structural Engineering at Dublin Institute Of Technology have the prospect of employment with contractors, research organisations, consultants, as well as state and semi-state agencies and local authorities. Some pursue postgraduate studies in Ireland or abroad directly after graduating or they may go abroad to work initially and in this way gain wider or specialised experience. Graduates are eligible for Membership of Engineers Ireland and are also accepted for entry to appropriate postgraduate programmes in Ireland and abroad.

What will I Study?

  • Students enter the common second year of the Civil and Structural Engineering Degree following the completion of a common first year programme in Engineering (DT066).
  • Students commencing the third year of the Degree Programme may be offered a choice of the Civil or Structural Engineering Degree. Places are limited and successful students will be offered places depending on their performance in Year 2. All students will be offered a place on one of the programmes.
  • Subjects studied include mathematics, surveying, construction technology, design of structures, soil mechanics, computing, highway engineering transportation, hydraulics, environmental engineering and laboratory work.
  • A major project is undertaken in the final year.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Professional Development
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Engineering  Analysis
  • Structural Analysis
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Concrete Technology
  • Surveying

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Successful completion of DT066 - Engineering (General Entry) Year 1

2018 CAO Points 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4450 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4450 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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