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Learning outcomes

To achieve the program aims, the following carefully investigated and selected Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) are targeted:

A-Knowledge and understanding:

Graduates of the program should be able to
  • Concepts and theories of mathematics, sciences, engineering projection and their application within the field of Structural Eng. & Construction Management.
  • The principles of information and communication (ICT) technology and English language.
  • Quality assurance, codes of practice and standards, health and safety requirements and environmental issues associated with Structural Eng. & Construction Management projects.
  • Characteristics of engineering materials used in construction.
  • Principles of design of steel and concrete structures.
  • Methodologies of solving Structural Eng. & Construction Management problems, data collection and interpretation.
  • Contemporary engineering topics
  • Current engineering technologies related to structural systems.
  • Topics related to humanitarian interests and moral issues.
  • Business and management principles needed for Structural Eng. & Construction Management works.
  • Technical language and report writing of different types efficiently.
  • Professional ethics, law and impact of Structural Eng. & Construction Management projects on the society and the environment.
  • Reasonable knowledge of the principles of geo-techniques and foundations, hydraulics and hydrology, water resources.
  • Reasonable knowledge of the principles of environmental and sanitary engineering and roadways.
  • Reasonable knowledge of the principles of electrical systems, traffic systems, and surveying.
  • Properties, behavior, and fabrication of construction materials.
  • Project supervision and development of construction management schemes including planning, finance, bidding, contracts, cost estimate, quality systems.

B-Intellectual skills

Graduates of the program should be able to:
  • Select appropriate mathematical and computer-based methods to model and analyze Structural Eng. & Construction Management problems.
  • Select appropriate solutions for Structural Eng. & Construction Management problems based on analytical thinking.
  • Combine, exchange, and assess various types of information, views, and data from a range of different sources.
  • Think in a creative and innovative way in problem solving and design.
  • Assess and evaluate the characteristics and performance of structural components, and systems.
  • Solve environmental and socioeconomic problems
  • Investigate the failure of structural components and systems.
  • Solve Structural Eng. & Construction Management problems, often on the basis of limited and possibly contradicting information.
  • Select and appraise appropriate ICT tools to a variety of Structural Eng. & Construction Management problems.
  • Judge engineering decisions considering balanced costs, benefits, safety, quality, reliability, and environmental impact.
  • Incorporateeconomic, societal, environmental dimensions and risk management in design
  • Create systematic and methodic approaches when dealing with new and advancing technology.
  • Analyze the results of models and assess their appropriateness and limitations.
  • Design a variety of structures and infrastructure facilities such as buildings, bridges, roads, traffic systems, water and sewage systems.
  • Use codes of practices in designing and detailing reinforced engineering concrete, metallic structures, highways, traffic facilities, and water and sewage systems.
  • Define, plan, conduct and report management techniques.
  • Assess and evaluate different techniques and strategies for solving structural engineering problems.

C-Professional and practical skills

Graduates of the program should be able to:
  • Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, information technology, design, business context and engineering practice integrally to solve Structural Eng. & Construction Management problems.
  • Professionally merge the engineering knowledge, understanding, and feedback to improve design of structures.
  • Re-design a building, or system, and carry out specialized structural engineering designs.
  • Practice the neatness and aesthetics in structural design and approach.
  • Use computational facilities and techniques, measuring instruments, workshops and laboratory equipment to design experiments, collect, analyze and interpret results.
  • Use a wide range of analytical tools, techniques, equipment, and software packages developed for Structural Eng. & Construction Management projects.
  • Apply numerical modeling methods to Structural engineering problems.
  • Apply safe systems at work and observe the appropriate steps to manage risks.
  • Demonstrate basic organizational and project management skills.
  • Apply quality assurance procedures and follow codes and standards.
  • Exchange knowledge and skills with engineering community and industry.
  • Prepare and present technical reports.
  • Use laboratory and field equipment competently and safely, observe record and analyze data.
  • Practice, professionally, construction management skills. Prepare technical drafts and detailed drawings both manually and using computer aided drawing (CAD) programs.
  • Plan, design and construct maintenance plans of all of structural systems or component.

D- General and transferable skills

Graduates of the program should be able to:
  • Collaborate effectively within multidisciplinary team.
  • Work in stressful environment and within constraints.
  • Lead and motivate others, acquire entrepreneurial skills, share ideas and communicate them with others effectively.
  • Demonstrate efficient IT capabilities.
  • Effectively manage tasks, time, and resources.
  • Search for information and engage in life- long self-learning discipline.