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Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07

Course Overview

Individual Project in Advanced Structural Engineering is a compulsory course for the programme MSc Advanced Structural Engineering. This course offers the student the opportunity to put acquired technical knowledge and skills into practice by delivering an independent project. The dissertation should contain a degree of original work.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Dr Alireza Maheri

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Individual Project provides the student the opportunity to put knowledge and skills into practice by conducting a research-driven project relevant to advanced structural engineering. The dissertation topic is of the student's choice. This course plays a key role in promoting the employability of graduates of the programme MSc Advanced Structural Engineering. It provides student with opportunity of conducting a research-driven project, preparing technical report, and the presentation of findings to audience with different background. All these qualities are highly appreciated by industry. Student is required to attend the regular meetings with the supervisor/supervisory team. The frequency and the duration of meetings depend on the nature of the project and the stage of progress, and will be decided by the supervisor/supervisory team. Students receive formative feedback during regular meetings with the project supervisors.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Project report (80%), oral presentation (20%).

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.



Course Learning Outcomes


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