University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Undergraduate

Civil Engineering and Construction Management

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Course summary

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Civil engineering specialist activity encompasses design and construction of infrastructure such as buildings, bridges, pipelines, dams, railways, and roads. As construction, projects are becoming ever more complex there is a real need for civil engineers and construction managers to develop their project management skills particularly focusing upon the project planning and management process. Our civil engineering and construction management course is founded through strong industry links, and is situated in a region which boasts a wide range of cutting-edge engineering and technological-advanced organisations. You will be equipped with the principles and concepts of engineering, underpinned by a sound knowledge and understanding of scientific principles. You will be taught by experienced Industrial professionals, academics, and benefit from state-of-the-art laboratories and digital teaching and learning facilities within the UCLan Engineering Innovation Centre. The university will be applying for accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Building and the Joint Board of Moderators, which comprises the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Institute of Highway Engineers.

Course details


Year 1: Engineering Analysis A, Civil Engineering Design and Technology, Civil Engineering Hydraulics and Materials, Civil Engineering Structures and Geotechnics. Year 2: Management and Project Planning, Structural Analysis and Element Design, Soil Mechanics, Materials (one semester only), Civil Engineering Design and CAD, Construction Law. Year 3: Project Analysis and Appraisal, Risk and Value Management, Engineering Dissertation, Project Management & BIM and Engineering Design Project. Additional modules; Structural Engineering or Geotechnical Engineering. Optional Industrial Placement year following completion of second year.

Assessment method

The assessments for this course are designed for maximum validity in terms of learning outcomes and learning processes, and are specific to the type of subject or module area involved by completion of assignments and problem based examinations in the engineering and related modules throughout the programme. At level 4 and 5, the students’ knowledge and analysis of subject matter will be assessed through graded problem solving techniques. A variety of methods of assessment are utilised appropriate to the learning outcomes of the individual modules. The range of assessments experienced by the students will include formal exams, assignments, continuous assessment, portfolios and design. Student presentations, where they occur, will be used to assess the development of their presentation skills which, in some cases, will be assessed by peer review.

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

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)

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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. Optional sandwich year priced at £1000.
Civil Engineering and Construction Management at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS