Top schools offering structural engineering programs:

Stanford University (USA)
- The Master of Science in Structural Engineering program combines a group of required courses, selected from within each area of the program, with a wide range of electives, allowing students to design a program focusing on aspects of particular interest.
- Stanford University is ranked 2nd among the best graduate engineering schools in the nation (US News 2011).

Iowa State University (USA)
- The Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering offers an MS and PhD with a specialization in structural engineering. Course electives and a creative component provide a high degree of flexibility that allows students to tailor their own programs.
- Iowa State University is placed among the top one-fourth of all public national universities in U.S. News & World Report's 2011 "America's Best Colleges" annual rankings. It is tied for 41st among 164 best national public universities and 94th in the "Best National University" category.

University of Sheffield (UK)
- It offers the MSc (Eng)/Diploma/Certificate in Structural Engineering program. Students will develop skills in the analysis and design of steel and concrete structures. Core modules include: Dissertation Planning and Paper Presentation; Linear Systems and Structural Analysis; Structural Design; Advanced Concrete Design; etc.
- The University is rated 19th in the UK, 45th in Europe and 137th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2010.

Cardiff University (UK)
- The MSc in Structural Engineering degree is designed to provide students with specialised postgraduate training across selected aspects of Structural Engineering. This course offers advanced training in the analysis, design and construction of structures in a variety of materials.
- This program has been accredited by the ICE, IStructE, IHT and IHIE.
- Cardiff University is ranked 122nd in the world (QS World University Rankings 2010).

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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