The overall aim of this programme is to provide a full and satisfying vocational experience appropriate to Honours degree level, which will develop student's ability to understand concepts, apply academic rigour and appraise critically the issues involved in the study of civil engineering in the built environment. Why choose this course 1. We have a unique progression from pre-degree, BSc to MSc and research degrees which engages directly with employability and solutions for industrial issues. 2. The School is embedded in Wales’s construction industry with close links to industrial organisations e.g. CIOB, RICS, CABE, CITB. Centre of excellence and innovation for Wales and the South West (CWIC). 3. Staff are members of the Wales Regional Centre of Expertise, Research and Innovation group on the Circular Economy. 4. Direct links and projects with TRADA. 5. Live sustainable construction projects with Down to Earth. 6. Strong industry links with waste management and managing construction and demolition waste. 7. Practitioners from industry teaching as Lecturers with a high level of experience. 8. High rates of employability rates amongst our students after their studies. 9. Cross-disciplinary teaching and research for the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015. 10. MSc programmes in Property and Facilities Management, Sustainable Construction and Environmental Conservation and Management. Career Opportunities The Civil Engineering pathway is formulated to provide the graduate with a range of skills that will enable them to enter positions within both client and contracting organisations. The diverse nature of the pathway focusing on both environmental matters and civil engineering matters offers students a range of possible careers opportunities within these fields.
Year One – Level 4 (HNC, HND & BSc) • Digital Surveying (20 credits; compulsory) • Engineering Mathematics and Structures (20 credits; compulsory) • Fundamentals of Construction Technology (20 credits; compulsory) • Introduction to Contract and Legal Responsibilities within the Built Environment (20 credits; compulsory) • Professional Skills and Health & Safety in Construction (20 credits; compulsory) • Working with Digital Technologies & BIM (20 credits; compulsory). Year Two – Level 5 (HND & BSc) • Civil Engineering Technology (20 credits; compulsory) • Geotechnical & Foundation Technology (20 credits; compulsory) • Materials Engineering (20 credits; compulsory) • Project Planning for Construction (20 credits; compulsory) • The Management of Sustainable Construction (20 credits; compulsory) • Work Based Project (20 credits; compulsory). Year Three – Level 6 (BSc) • Advanced Construction & Civil Engineering Technology (20 credits; compulsory) • Construction Management (20 credits; optional) • Independent Project (40 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Integrated Group Project (20 credits; compulsory) • Structural Design (20 credits; compulsory).
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|