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WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE? Boost your employability with a year on placement as part of your degree. Our strong industry links help you secure vital experience in engineering roles with SMEs, national and international firms. 95% of students said that they were satisfied with the overall quality of BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering, according to the National Student Survey, 2019 This course is available to study with an industrial year or without an industrial year You'll work on real life projects and case studies and go on site visits and fieldtrips, so you'll be able to put your theory into practice and develop the knowledge and skills employers are looking for IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU? BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering is accredited by the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Institute of Highway Engineers on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer and partly meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer. See here for further information You'll be taught by experienced civil engineering practitioners who are highly skilled in this field, and you'll study in our fantastic facilities at Markeaton Street Our STEM centre houses a range of equipment which you'll use throughout your studies, including a 10m flume, a state-of-the-art ground penetrating radar and a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) with survey and thermal imaging capabilities HOW YOU WILL LEARN This course is available to study for three years or four years with a placement. You’ll work on real life projects and case studies and go on site visits and fieldtrips, so you’ll be able to put your theory into practice and develop the knowledge and skills that employers are looking for. You’ll be taught by experienced civil engineering practitioners. You’ll also and you’ll be able to pursue further study to be a Chartered Civil Engineer. You'll learn through a mixture of lectures, seminars, tutorials, on and off site laboratory and site work, and visits to companies. You'll be assessed through workshop laboratories, surveying field work, group work and individual assignments. Some traditional exams maybe involved for design tests. OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCES This course will enhance your skills in advanced areas of civil engineering theory, particularly structures and infrastructure design. You'll develop a thorough understanding of the process of civil engineering technical design and management. You'll also be introduced to key design skills in structures, fluids, geology, soil mechanics, surveying and materials. The year out placement will take place between the second and final year of your degree and there are a large number of SMEs, large, national and international companies who are looking for placement students each year. There is a plethora of support available for students who are looking to enhance their employability whilst studying including internships, placements and graduate roles. For more information, please get in touch with the Careers and Employment Service. CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY When you graduate, you'll have lots of career opportunities in civil engineering in fields such as design, maintenance, asset management and construction. You could work in private companies which specialise in contracting or consulting, for local authorities, water companies, Network Rail or the Highways Agency, for example.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc including at least a grade C at A level in Maths (or equivalent qualification). We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer.|
|A level||BBB||At least a grade C at A level in Maths (or equivalent qualification)|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 15 credits M: 24 credits P: 6 credits||Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3. Must include passes in compulsory L3 subjects|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification|
English language requirements
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test (SELT) at CEFR level B2 or above
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|