Learning Outcomes

The programme provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, qualities, skills and other attributes in the following areas. Students will:


  1. Demonstrate a detailed understanding of the principles of engineering materials, behaviour, and design of structures
  1. Use advanced knowledge of applicable research principles and methods
  1. Understand the multi-disciplinary nature of structural engineering and the need for the integration of knowledge from a range of engineering disciplines in the management of structural engineering challenges


  1. Deploy consistently the advanced skills required in research, analysis, evaluation and/or innovation of complex ideas, information, concepts and/or activities
  1. Integrate knowledge from different fields and develop new knowledge and procedures in the field of structural engineering through using highly developed cognitive and creative skills and intellectual independence
  1. Analyse highly complex issues with incomplete data and combine advanced problem-solving skills to construct innovative solutions and proposals relevant to structural engineering
  1. Present, explain and/or critique complex matters combining highly specialist communication and information technology skills

Aspects of competence

Autonomy and responsibility

  1. Function autonomously and/or take responsibility for managing professional practices, work, processes or systems, or learning contexts that are highly complex, unpredictable and unfamiliar
  1. Undertake research and further develop knowledge and methods in the field of structural engineering

Role in context

  1. Initiate and manage professional activities that may include a highly complex environment through taking responsibility for leading the strategic performance and development of professional teams
  1. Apply well-developed interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively and to interact with groups and individuals at all levels


  1. Self-evaluate, develop, and implement further learning consistently, sensitively, and independently
  1. Consistently and sensitively handle complex structural issues leading to informed, fair and valid decisions

The British University in Dubai

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