Sustainable Structural Engineering is a master's program for you who want to shape and construct the buildings of the future.
Today, numerous challenging and exciting buildings are being designed and constructed in our society. Examples of such are tall and slender buildings or structures with long spans. Most likely this trend will further develop, and in parallel, new and increasing demands regarding long term sustainability will be put on the built environment. To be professionally successful in the future, structural engineers need to develop thorough understanding of the possibilities and limitations of different materials and also possess knowledge with respect to building elements and structural load bearing systems. Within the framework of the program you are intellectually challenged by advanced theories of analysis, but also by more practical applications. You will be one of those who will be able to develop future principles for sustainable structural engineering.
Engineers with a deep understanding of computational mechanics have good opportunities to obtain qualified and challenging assignments within a broad variety of companies. Examples of such are various consultants and producing and developing companies that want to further develop their products. A degree from the program also provides a solid foundation for PhD studies.
Master of Science (120 credits) with specialisation in sustainable structural engineering
Main field of study: Civil Engineering
We learn how to contribute to a more sustainable future
Jenny appreciates the study environment at Linnaeus University. She thinks it is an interesting programme that gives the students a deeper understanding of the subject.
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- I studied Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Building Technology at Linnaeus University and wanted to expand my knowledge. I really enjoyed my studies at Linnaeus University and, therefore, it felt natural for me to apply here once more for my Master´s degree.
Jenny appreciates the study environment at the university and the way in which the programme is structured.
- It’s a good environment that encourages students to learn more. Usually, we study two courses at a time. The courses include lectures, exercises and seminars. We often work in projects and then complete the course with an examination. I find it interesting that the programme focuses on construction, which means that we get a deeper understanding of the subject.
She is truly happy with her decision to study this programme.
- I believe this programme is perfect if you are interested in working as a construction engineer or if you would like to do research within the field. I enjoy in particular the focus on wooden constructions. I am really happy with my choice of education.
Jenny enjoys life on campus.
- It’s really good! I like life on campus, and I have made friends for life.
Roughly 15 minutes with a bike from the city centre, you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. It is like a small society with the university, student accommodation, and student life. Here you become part of a creative knowledge environment.
What will you come across on an excursion in Växjö – the city of contrasts? You will find good restaurants, a celebrated hockey team, and cozy cafés where you can enjoy a latte with lingonberry flavour. In Växjö, beautiful nature is always just around the corner; the city is surrounded by lakes and forests. Students like the combination of the city centre and the active student life on campus. Your dream of the future starts here!