University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Undergraduate

Civil Engineering (Foundation Entry)

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Course summary

Course Overview

  • Our Civil Engineering course is founded on strong industry links in a region that boasts a wide range of cutting-edge engineering and technology.
  • Foundation Entry degree courses are designed for students who have the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to directly enter their chosen Honours degree programme.
  • This course will equip you with the principles and concepts of engineering, underpinned by a sound knowledge and understanding of scientific principles. Work in the broad area of civil engineering or specialise either as a structural engineer, environmental engineer or geotechnical engineer.
  • You’ll be taught by research-informed teaching staff working at the top of their profession and benefit from state-of-the-art laboratories and digital teaching facilities within the University’s Engineering Innovation Centre.
Why study with us
  • This course offers an optional 48-week sandwich placement in industry for full-time students between Year 2 and Year 3.
  • Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Civil Engineering (Foundation Entry) is ranked 5th in the UK for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2021)
  • Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Civil Engineering (Foundation Entry) is ranked 1st in the North West with 83% of students satisfied with the quality of teaching (Guardian University Guide 2021)

Course details

Modules

Year 1: Study Skills, Basic Mathematics, ICT, Practical Skills, Design Studies, Analytical Studies Year 2: Civil construction technology, Engineering analysis A, Performance of construction materials, Engineering geology, Surveying and mapping, Introduction to engineering systems, Thermodynamics and fluids Year 3: Management and project planning, Engineering analysis B, Soil mechanics, Structural analysis, Civil engineering contract law, Construction computing (CAD & BIM), Conceptual Design Project Year 4: Engineering Design Project, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Hydrology. Options from; Project Management and BIM, Health and Safety Management, Environmental Impact Assessment


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
7M36
Institution code:
C30
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
U

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


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)

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000 Year 1
Scotland £6000 Year 1
Wales £6000 Year 1
Channel Islands £6000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note fees for the foundation year will be £6,000, and then £9,250 per year for the remainder of the course. *subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Civil Engineering (Foundation Entry) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS