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Civil Engineering

University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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Immerse yourself in the concepts and applications of the building blocks of civil engineering on this degree course. Our civil engineering course, founded with strong industry links, is different in respect of our unique location, situated in a region which boasts a wide range of cutting-edge engineering and technological-advanced organisations. You’ll be equipped with the principles and concepts of engineering, underpinned by a sound knowledge and understanding of scientific principles. You’ll be taught by research-informed teaching staff and will benefit from state-of-the-art laboratories and digital teaching and learning facilities within the UCLan Engineering Innovation Centre. As a civil engineer you will become a part of a dynamic, fast growing industry with the potential to develop your career across the globe. You will have alternative routes to gain employment in a range of engineering disciplines, within either the broad area of civil engineering or specialist disciplines such as a structural engineer, transportation engineer, environmental engineer, or engineering hydrologist. As well as the option to further your specialisation with a postgraduate course, you can also diversify into the academic world of research and development, within universities or work for dedicated established research organisations within the built environment.

Course details

Modules

Year 1: Civil construction technology, Engineering analysis A, Performance of construction materials, Engineering geology, Surveying and mapping, Introduction to engineering systems, Thermodynamics and fluids Year 2: Management and project planning, Engineering analysis B, Soil mechanics, Structural analysis, Civil engineering contract law, Construction computing (CAD & BIM), Conceptual Design Project Year 3: Engineering Design Project, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Hydrology. Options from; Project Management and BIM, Health and Safety Management, Environmental Impact Assessment


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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 96 points Maths required. Our typical offer is 96 UCAS Points. We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement.
A level 96 UCAS points including Maths
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM The following modules are required; BTEC Applied Science Merit in Using Mathematical Tools in Science and Unit 7 Mathematical Calculations OR Unit 8 Using Stats in Science. AND Merit in 1 of the following: Unit 14: Energy Changes, Sources and Applications Unit 17: Electrical Circuits and their Applications Unit 25: Electronics for Science Technicians Unit 51: Mechanical and Thermal Treatment of Metals Unit 52: Structure and Properties of Metals Applied Science (Medical Sciences) Merit in Using Mathematical Tools in Science and Unit 7 Mathematical Calculations OR Unit 8 Using Stats in Science. AND Merit in 1 of the following: Unit 17: Electrical Circuits and their Applications Unit 25: Electronics for Science Technicians BTEC Applied Science (Forensic Science) Merit in Using Mathematical Tools in Science and Unit 7 Mathematical Calculations OR Unit 8 Using Stats in Science. AND Unit 38: Traffic Accident Investigation BTEC Construction and the Built Environment Unit 3: Mathematics in Construction and the Built Environment – Merit Required BTEC Engineering Unit 4: Mathematics for Engineering Technicians – Merit required
Access to HE Diploma 96 UCAS points including 15 level 3 credits in Maths
Scottish Higher 96 UCAS points including Maths
AS Not accepted
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Pass IB Diploma including 96 UCAS points from Higher Level subjects, including HL5 Maths
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 96 UCAS points including Maths
GCSE/National 4/National 5 5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above including Maths and English or equivalent. Equivalent qualifications are Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English or Level 3 Key Skills in Maths and Communication.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Civil Engineering at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS