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The University of Leeds

Advanced Concrete Technology

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Rank: 16 (The Complete University Guide)

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Website: https://www.leeds.ac.uk

Study mode distance learning

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2020/09/01

Duration: 36 months


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Description

University of Leeds has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

This part-time, distance learning Masters course aims to develop the next generation of senior construction professionals working in design of concrete mixes, concrete production and construction. It is designed to provide you with advanced, in-depth knowledge of both the theory and practical application of concrete technology to prepare you for a variety of senior roles. You will gain academic and industrial expertise using a range of online resources that give you the flexibility to study around your work and personal lives. From health and safety and quality control to mixture proportioning, repair and maintenance and life cycle analysis, you will develop an understanding of a wide range of issues that affect professionals in the concrete industry today.

Requirements

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with 2:2 (hons) in Civil engineering or a related discipline. We will also consider applications from candidates with at least 5 years' experience at senior managerial level in concrete plant and concrete constructions. This will need to be independently verifiable. If you have passed the Institute of Concrete Technology exam stages 1-3, You'll be eligible for approved prior learning which would allow you to be admitted to the PGDip or MSc (Eng). If you have passed stage 4, You'll be eligible for approved prior learning so that if you undertake the 60-credit research project over 12 months part-time, You'll graduate with an MSc (Eng) from the University of Leeds. We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (IELTS 6.5 w/R+S+W+L 6)


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About this university

International students

There are various resources on offer for international students attending the University of Leeds to assist them during their studies and outside them. These start with legal matters such as visas and immigration paperwork as well as financial advice. There are also support services to help integrate with the larger community and information about what is needed when arriving to study. Most of this is available through the International Student Office who can also offer assistance for students bringing their families with them or who are seeking work between their studies. There are also special events such as the weekly Global Café and the annual World Unite Festival. The Leeds University Union is a member of the National Union of Students and is available to support students during their time at Leeds as well as organising societies and volunteer opportunities. It operates the University Refectory in the main campus, which, on a night, is transformed to a 2000 person venue for live events with big names such as The Who and Bob Marley having performed there. There are also two bars and a café operated by the union and three nightclubs. Student societies number around 250 and include a newspaper, TV station and radio station run by students along with a large number of sports, with these having a particularly highly reputation. There are also a number of intramural recreational sports and fitness classes available. Performing arts groups range from dance to performance and many others while there are faith and cultural groups for those with articular interests as well as political groups involved in various matters both nationally and internationally.

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