Master of Science in Structural Engineering

Study Programme Details
Country: Malta
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session
Study Format: Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


30 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a journey of exploration and innovation with our Master of Science in Structural Engineering program. Rooted in the diverse subject areas of our esteemed faculty, this program offers a dynamic platform for delving into civil, structural, and architectural engineering, alongside interdisciplinary themes shaping the future of the built environment.

Whether your passion lies in building design, construction management, or heritage conservation, our faculty’s rich expertise and resources ensure a comprehensive learning experience. Through directed readings, presentations, and dissertation work, you’ll delve into advanced research, honing your skills and making meaningful contributions to the field.


Our Master of Science in Structural Engineering program empowers you to tackle the challenges of tomorrow’s built environment with confidence and expertise. Through a blend of theoretical exploration and hands-on research, you’ll delve into critical issues in civil, structural, and architectural engineering.

From understanding theoretical perspectives to designing unbiased research tools, you’ll develop the skills needed to identify, analyze, and address complex research problems. Our program equips you with the knowledge and tools to make a real impact in the field, shaping the future of structural engineering and beyond.

Admission Requirements

  1. the degree of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Built Environment Studies with at least Second Class (Honours) or
  2. a first cycle degree classified at least at Second Class (Honours) or Category II obtained from the University of Malta, or from any other higher education institution approved by Senate for this purpose in Architecture, Urban Design, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Conservation, Cultural Heritage Management, Built Heritage, Construction, Property Management, Built Environment, Environmental Design, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure or in any other area deemed relevant by the Faculty Board or
  3. a qualification deemed by Senate, on the recommendation of the Faculty Board, to be comparable to the qualifications.

Applicants in possession of a first cycle degree classified with Third Class (Honours) or Category III in any area of study, may also be allowed to join the Course provided that they are first admitted into a Preparatory Programme and they shall become eligible to join the Masterҳ course on successful completion of the Preparatory Programme, if an average mark of at least 55% is obtained.

Applicants may be asked to demonstrate competence in those skills required by the nature of the proposed research via an extended interview and the submission of appropriate documentation, provided that where deficiencies are identified applicants shall be required to take specific study-units intended to compensate for the deficit.

Applicants whose first degree was obtained more than 10 years previous to their application for the Course may also be admitted, provided that they provide sufficient proof of their competence to follow the Course with profit. The Faculty Board may, at its discretion, require such applicants to follow a Preparatory Programme.

  • BEN5001: Dissertation
  • BEN5004: Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods

Local/EU/EEA Applicants:

Annual Enrolment Fee: Eur 400

Non EU Applicants:

Total Tuition Fees: Eur 13,400

Future Career Outcomes

Join a community of successful alumni making waves in the field of structural engineering. Our program prepares you for a diverse range of career paths, from leading engineering projects to conducting groundbreaking research. Benefit from real-world examples and industry insights, ensuring you’re equipped to meet the demands of today’s job market.

With a focus on skills development and practical application, you’ll emerge ready to excel in a variety of roles and make a lasting impact in the field.

Visa Requirements:

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