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Master of Engineering in Structural Engineering

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MEng
Programme Code: CR_CSTEN_9
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, ACCS
 
No. of Semesters:10
NFQ Level:9
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:300
programmeReviewDate:September 2024
Department:CIVIL, STRUCTURAL & ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
Field of Study:Civil Engineering
 

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A wide and systematic knowledge of scientific principles and the design process in Structural Engineering; an understanding of the key parameters and the technical, economic, environmental and social issues pertaining to Structural Engineering
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) A critical awareness of current issues in Structural Engineering, a knowledge of the latest mathematical, scientific and ICT techniques and their limitations in their practical application to ill defined complex problems of Structural Engineering
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Mastery of a range of specialised research and design tools and methods of investigation and analysis in the field of Structural Engineering; the ability to use engineering principles to design and develop new solutions to complex Structural Engineering problems
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to select appropriate advanced skills and use new methods required for novel situations and the ability to develop, to a high level, new skills in emerging techniques as required in Structural Engineering design and analysis; the ability to undertake analysis of a design and justify decisions throughout a particular design process
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to act at a variety of professional levels, particularly in the initiation, development and promotion of design solutions in Structural Engineering; the ability to identify potential projects and opportunities, conduct appropriate research and undertake the design and development of solutions to ill-defined and complex engineering problems
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The technical competence necessary to take significant responsibility for the work of individuals and groups, lead and initiate activity in Structural Engineering
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to evaluate their own learning, identify knowledge gaps, and take responsibility for the pursuit of academic professional development pathways
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) An awareness of the impacts of Structural Engineering infrastructure on society and the ability to critically evaluate the technical, economic, environmental and social implications of Structural Engineering solutions.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
CIVL6034 Design Graphics
MECH6009 Engineering Mechanics
PHYS6003 Engineering Physics 1
MATH6005 Engineering Maths 101
CHEM6001 Engineering Chemistry

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MATH6031 Engineering Computing 1
MATH6006 Engineering Maths 102
CIVL6006 Mechanics of Materials
CIVL6013 Properties of Materials
DESI6031 AEC Design Thinking
Elective
Module Code Module Title
INTR7018 Collaborative BIM 1
INTR6021 3D Built Environment Modelling
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MATH7006 Engineering Mathematics 211
CIVL6031 Health and Safety - Built Env
CIVL7012 Soil Mechanics and Geology
CIVL7034 Solid Mechanics and Structures
CIVL7026 Reinforced Concrete Design
Elective
Module Code Module Title
MATH7015 Numerical Methods 1
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MECH7006 Fluid Mechanics
CIVL7035 Land Surveying Data Capture
CIVL7027 Civil & Struc Eng Construction
CIVL7036 Structural Analysis of Beams &
CIVL7003 Communication
CIVL7028 Struct Steel & Timber Design
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MATH8003 Engineering Mathematics 311
CIVL8033 Water Services Engineering
CIVL8007 Engineer in Society
CIVL8034 Structural Modelling
CIVL8036 RC Design &Concrete Technology
Elective
Module Code Module Title
CIVL8011 Harbour & Coastal Engineering
INTR6016 Introductory GIS
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CIVL8035 River Basin Engineering
CIVL8027 Steel & Timber Design Studio
STAT8005 Statistics for Engineering
CIVL8008 Environmental & Energy Eng
CIVL8010 Geotechnical Engineering
CIVL8031 AEC Project & Contract Mgmt
 

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CIVL8009 Foundation Engineering
INTR8032 Interdisciplinary Project
CIVL8038 Adv. Struct. Design & Fire Eng
CIVL8039 Advanced Structural Analysis
CIVL8032 Prestressed Concrete and Mason
INTR9005 Sustainability in Engineering

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CIVL8010 Geotechnical Engineering
CIVL8031 AEC Project & Contract Mgmt
PLAC8016 Work Placement in AEC (20C)
 

Stage 5 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
INTR9006 Engineering Research Skills
CIVL9001 Adv Geotech and Foundation Eng
CIVL9005 Bridge Engineering
CIVL9004 Structural Engineering
MECH9001 Computational Solid Modelling
Elective
Module Code Module Title
INTR9017 Infrastructure Asset Mgmt
INTR9007 Eng. Project Management

Stage 5 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CIVL9003 Structural Design Office (Exp)
INTR9019 Eng. Project Realisation

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