Master of Engineering Structures

  • CRICOS code: 053355A


The Master of Engineering Structures is a 1 year degree (full-time).

Explore key themes such as structural systems, conceptual design, sustainable design, extreme loading and advanced analysis techniques. You’ll learn how to successfully design high-rise structures, and understand the procedures and processes for designing with materials from structural steel to masonry.

Course structure

You’ll complete 100 points of study in the Master of Engineering Structures. This includes two core subjects, High Rise Structures and Structural Theory and Design 3, and the flexibility to choose from a range of electives.

Structural Engineering electives

You’ll choose at least three subjects (37.5 points) of structural engineering electives, where you’ll explore disaster-resistant design, engineering modelling and extreme loading.

Infrastructure Engineering electives

Choose up to three subjects (37.5 points) of infrastructure engineering electives to broaden your knowledge of structural engineering and engineering management. Topics range from port and harbour engineering fundamentals through to environmental modelling.

Handbook: Course structure

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