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Become a structural engineer


Structural engineering is the perfect career if you want to make a difference to the world around you.

The solutions to many of the challenges the world faces, from population growth to climate change, will be engineered.

Whatever your background, so long as you have a passion for teamwork, learning, creativity and problem-solving, you can make it as a structural engineer.

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What is a structural engineer?

Structural engineers are highly skilled, creative professionals who design the strength and stability of our buildings and bridges. 

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What is it like to be a structural engineer?

Structural engineering is a rewarding career that is perfect for anyone who wants to make a positive, creative impact on the world.

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How to become a structural engineer

Your journey to becoming a structural engineer starts with academic study or an apprenticeship.

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