University Centre South Devon – South Devon College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Plymouth

Civil Engineering (Top-Up)

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Course summary

This course is a top-up to the FdSc Civil & Coastal Engineering (or similar) into a full honours degree. The course consolidates the skills and knowledge you have previously acquired and will be co-delivered with the University of Plymouth. Civil engineers will play an integral role in the development of civil infrastructure in the coming years, drawing upon their knowledge to combat the issues presented by growing populations, increased urbanisation, climate change and severe weather events. You will benefit from the exceptional facilities at the College, whilst Torbay itself has 2 miles of coastline and is a UNESCO-recognised Global Geopark, making an exceptional location to study coastal disciplines. You can also study this programme via a degree apprenticeship pathway, click here to find out more. The programme has close links with the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) and you may become student members. Membership offers benefits such as: money-saving discounts and offers from big brands and major retailers; the latest ICE news, knowledge updates and details of local events; access to over 130,000 library titles; a record of progress towards professional qualification online; an electronic record of personal CPD; up to date with Daily Fix news updates, a Weekly Wrap email, access to newcivilengineer.com and the app, plus monthly magazine in print or digital; watch online events and add to CPD; register as a mentor/mentee to progress individual career or support others; find self-help fact sheets and online information to help with personal life, work life and wellbeing; 24 hour telephone helpline – get confidential, expert advice on a vast range of topics from the ICE Benevolent Fund.

Course details

Modules

Structural Design - 20 credits Individual Project - 40 credits Management and Leadership - 20 credits Work Based Project Management - 20 credits Professional Development and the Contemporary Civil Engineering Sector - 20 credits

Assessment method

There are two formal or summative assessed pieces of work for each module. Assessment methods can include written examinations and a range of coursework assessments such as essays, reports, portfolios, performance, presentations and projects. The grades from formal assessments count towards your module mark. In addition to formal assessments throughout modules of study there will be developmental (formative) assessments to support you with developing greater understanding of your progress. The approximate percentage of the course assessed by coursework is as follows: 84% coursework, 16% exams/test


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
H200
Institution code:
S32
Campus name:
UCSD
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum score of 6.5 in each component (Reading, Writing and Speaking or an equivalent English Language qualification).


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8400 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8400 Year 1
Scotland £8400 Year 1
Wales £8400 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Civil Engineering (Top-Up) at University Centre South Devon – South Devon College - UCAS