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University of Technology, Jamaica - Diploma in Structural Engineering


Graduates from this programme are able to do the following:
● organizing and managing the technical, financial and personnel aspects of construction sites;
● designing and detailing simple structures;
● site inspection of structural members in buildings for satisfactory construction specification;
● interpreting structural drawings and details for the purposes of on-site construction;
● doing simple on-the-spot structural calculations;
● sketches on site or in office;
● represent Structural Engineers on site.
This programme is offered over six (6) semesters in three (3) years on a full-time basis. Students are exposed to various aspects of Construction Management and Structural Engineering in the first two (2) years.

  • Listing ID: 4694
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Structural/Civil Engineer
  • Awarding Body: University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Qualification Level:
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 07 Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction- 073 Architecture and Construction- 0732 Building and Civil Engineering
  • Qualification Developer: School of Building and Land Management, University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • Entry Requirements: 5 CSEC/GCE O-Level passes including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, a Technical subject and any other related subject OR PEC* subjects.
  • Number of Credits: 103
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