Sheffield Hallam University

High Speed Rail and Infrastructure - Birmingham or Doncaster Sheffield Hallam University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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Gain the professional and technical skills required in the high speed rail sector
Learn and apply science, IT and mathematics skills to railway engineering
Benefit from embedded course contact with industry employers
Manage projects to successful conclusions, using appropriate tools
This course leads to progression on to the Level 4 Higher Level Apprenticeship in High Speed Rail and Infrastructure, which can be achieved over two years, or onto the Level 5 Foundation Degree in High Speed Rail and Infrastructure.

How you learn

On this course, you'll gain the specialist knowledge you need to work on projects such as HS2, as well as future high speed rail plans. You'll utilise real industrial scenarios in cutting-edge facilities, based in the National College for High Speed Rail campuses, and benefit from close industry ties.

You learn through

  • Lectures and seminars

  • Practical projects

  • Creation and analysis of complex industrial documents

  • Groupwork

Applied learning
Live projects

The course offers a wealth of real-world experience, and the majority of your studies will be based on real scenarios.

Networking opportunities

Embedded delivery and contact with employers throughout the course supports students to develop technical skills and generic employability skills to enable them to progress into sustainable careers. and industry standards.

Course details


Year one modules include:- Introduction to Railways, Whole Railway System, Management of the Railway, Health and Safety on the Railway, Social, Environmental and Economic Considerations, Introduction to Technical Management, The Digital Railway, Introduction to Railway Principles - Track and Civil Engineering, Introduction to Railway Principles - Power and Rolling Stock

Assessment method

  • Coursework

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code H231
Institution code S21
Campus name National College for High Speed Rail - Doncaster Campus
Campus code D

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points 2 A levels at grade C or above
• BTEC National Extended Diploma MPP or BTEC National Diploma MM or above
• Equivalent qualifications
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP
Access to HE Diploma P: 45 credits Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at level 3 and 15 credits at level 2 from a QAA-recognised Access to HE course
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Maths and English Grade C/4 or above or L2 equivalent

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Whole course
England £9,250 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9,250 Whole course
Scotland £9,250 Whole course
Wales £9,250 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Sheffield Hallam University
City Campus
Howard Street
S1 1WB

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