Structural Engineering

  • Structural Engineering

Ranking

Top 100 in the world for Civil and Structural Engineering (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021)

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A comprehensive guide on UC as a world-class university, enrolment requirements and all undergraduate qualifications and subjects study options at UC.

Ranking

Top 100 in the world for Civil and Structural Engineering (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021)

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This prospectus gives an overview of UC as a world-class university, student life, and available study options for international students.

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Overview

Bridges, buildings, skyscrapers, dams, and towers are engineering feats that improve our quality of life. New materials and technologies allow us to design exciting structures to resist both natural and man-made hazards.

Global seismic events and other natural disasters demonstrate that there is still much to learn to withstand these extreme forces. UC staff are world leaders in the design and assessment of steel, concrete, and timber buildings and bridges. We consult with mana whenua in developing design solutions that celebrate our unique history and cultural narratives in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Structural Engineering is a cross-disciplinary field, where you apply mathematics, statistics, science, and fundamental civil engineering concepts to structural engineering systems and design problems.

Students study towards the Structural Engineering minor alongside Civil Engineering in the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours.

Contact us

Te Tari Pūhanga Metarahi, Rawa Taiao | Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering

Phone +64 3 369 3113
Email engdegreeadvice@canterbury.ac.nz

Location
Level 4, Civil-Mechanical Engineering building – see campus maps

Postal address
Te Rāngai Pūkaha | College of Engineering
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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