Master in Steel and Composite Construction

The work developed by a student during one academic year, according to the indicative plan of the course and on a full time basis, totals 60 ECTS.


Study Programme

Option rule
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Conceptual design of buildings 1 1st Semester Compulsory PRO 6.0
Design for sustainable constructions 1 1st Semester Compulsory SUS 6.0
Design of bridges 1 1st Semester Compulsory PRO 6.0
Option rule
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Dissertation I 2 1st Semester Compulsory MCC 12.0
Dissertation II 2 2nd Semester Compulsory MCC 30.0
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Advanced Design of Glass Structures Semestrial Elective * PRO 5.0
Advanced Design of Timber Structures Semestrial Elective * PRO 5.0
Advanced design of bridges Semestrial Elective * PRO 6.0
Advanced design of buildings and industrial hall Semestrial Elective * PRO 6.0
Advanced design of concrete structures Semestrial Elective * PRO 5.0
Analysis and sizing to fire Semestrial Elective * PRO 6.0
Automation Semestrial Elective * TEC 6.0
Business economics and entrepreneurship Semestrial Elective * MAN 2.0
Computational dynamics Semestrial Elective * COM 6.0
Conceptual design of buildings II Semestrial Elective * PRO 6.0
Connections Semestrial Elective * PRO 6.0
Design for accidental actions: fire, seismic and robustness Semestrial Elective * PRO 6.0
Design for renewable energy systems - B Semestrial Elective * PRO 5.0
Design for unforeseen event and climate changes Semestrial Elective * PRO 6.0
Design of Steel Structures by Finite Elements Semestrial Elective * COM 6.0
Design of aluminium and stainless steel structures Semestrial Elective * PRO 5.0
Design of cold form, aluminium and stainsteel structures Semestrial Elective * PRO 6.0
Design of glass structures Semestrial Elective * PRO 6.0
Design of steel structures for renewable steel structures Semestrial Elective * PRO 6.0
Entrepreneurship and project management Semestrial Elective * MAN 6.0
Execution of steel structures Semestrial Elective * TEC 6.0
Financial Analysis Semestrial Elective * MAN 6.0
Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue Semestrial Elective * THE 6.0
Integration of Mechanical and Electrical Installations in Steel Buildings Semestrial Elective * SUS 6.0
Local Culture and Language Semestrial Elective * MAN 2.0
Macro and microeconomic theory Semestrial Elective * MAN 6.0
Offshore Structures Design Semestrial Elective * PRO 6.0
Organization and Corporate Law of Construction Semestrial Elective * MAN 6.0
Probabilistic Structural Analysis and Reliability Semestrial Elective * THE 6.0
Production Management Semestrial Elective * TEC 6.0
Programming by Objects Semestrial Elective * COM 6.0
Quality Management and Certification Semestrial Elective * TEC 6.0
Rehabilitation and maintenance of building - B Semestrial Elective * PRO 5.0
Rehabilitation and maintenance of buildings Semestrial Elective * PRO 6.0
Seismic design Semestrial Elective * PRO 6.0
Steel Building Energy Management Semestrial Elective * SUS 6.0
Steel Structures for Offshore and Renewable Energies Semestrial Elective * PRO 6.0
Steel technology, weld, fatigue and fragile failure Semestrial Elective * TEC 6.0
Structural Design in Shell Semestrial Elective * PRO 6.0
Thermal, Acoustics and Lighting Semestrial Elective * SUS 6.0
Timber Construction Semestrial Elective * PRO 6.0
Virtual construction Semestrial Elective * COM 6.0
Virtual project Semestrial Elective * COM 6.0
Design of Composite Structures 2nd Semester Elective * PRO 6.0

The optional course units are offered on a yearly basis, depending on the availability of the Organic Unit