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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
Creation and analysis of complex industrial documents
The course offers a wealth of real-world experience, and the majority of your studies will be based on real scenarios.
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.
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
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||National College for High Speed Rail - Doncaster Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|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|
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/certhe-high-speed-rail-and-infrastructure
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Whole course|
Additional fee information
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