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Ulster University Foundation Degree in Construction Engineering with Surveying - HLA

Level 5
Part-Time
23/24
EXC50046HLA
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Overview

This course is designed to prepare you for a career in Construction Engineering and Surveying - building, land and quantity surveying, through gaining cutting edge technical skills and knowledge necessary for the modern Construction Industry. It will provide you with specific practical and professional skills, analysis, organisation, design, teamwork and communications. The course aims to leave you equally prepared to progress to complete your Honours Degree, to directly enter employment as a highly skilled employee, or to start your own business.

This Foundation Degree offers a wide range of modules including law, CAD, Site Management and Surveying. These modules equip students for careers in site engineering, project management, site surveying and Architectural Design. This Foundation Degree gives students a broad insight into many job roles within the Construction industry.

Year One

As a Higher Level Apprentice you will study these modules over three years (two semesters per year). All modules are mandatory.

  • Construction Technology 1
  • Mathematics and Structures
  • Digital Construction
  • Surveying Technology
  • Materials and Comfort
  • Construction Measurement 1
  • Construction Measurement 2
  • Construction Management
  • Construction Technology 2
  • Project Management
  • Work Based Learning

Minimum 48 UCAS points (120 in old UCAS points); GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above or University-approved equivalent. In the event of over subscription, entry criteria maybe enhanced. Refer to general entry requirements.

Assessment will be carried out via a variety of assessment methods which will include coursework assignments and end of module examinations as well as group activities and professional presentations. You will also be assessed in the workplace.

Students who achieve the required entry criteria may apply to the following South West College Top Up course (1 year full time, 2 year part time)

BSc (Hons) Construction Engineering and Management (validated by The Open University).

Or on successful completion of this course and depending on performance, students can apply for entry to Year 2 of the following Ulster University Honours degree programmes:

BSc Hons Construction Engineering & Management (full time or part time)

BSc Hons Building Surveying

Career Opportunities:

Contracts Management

Project Management

Quantity Surveying

Building Surveying

Land Surveying

Building Control Officer


The course subjects form a broad basis for Construction Engineering. Subjects include CADD, BIM basics, measurement, law, project management and surveying. These modules will be enhanced by supplementary modules in mathematics, materials and comfort. A Group project will form an integral part of the assessment, where students will take a chosen project from inception through to completion. This programme title, content and delivery is subject to change pending approval with the awarding organisation.

3 Available Sessions

*The fees quoted are per annum and are payable for each year of the course’s duration.

Enniskillen (Tech & Skills)

Part-Time

P5046EP10A

Session Code

3 Year(s)

Duration

Higher Education

Mode of Study

13

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

23/24

Academic Year

11/09/2023

Start Date

09:00-22:00

Time

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Fiona.Laird@swc.ac.uk

Coordinator(s)

Total Annual Fee FREE

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Omagh

Part-Time

P5046OP10B

Session Code

3 Year(s)

Duration

Higher Education

Mode of Study

13

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

23/24

Academic Year

12/09/2023

Start Date

09:00-22:00

Time

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Aisling.McCallan@swc.ac.uk

Coordinator(s)

Total Annual Fee FREE

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Dungannon

Part-Time

P5046DP10A

Session Code

3 Year(s)

Duration

Higher Education

Mode of Study

13

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

23/24

Academic Year

14/09/2023

Start Date

09:00-22:00

Time

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Richard.Dougan@swc.ac.uk

Coordinator(s)

Total Annual Fee FREE

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

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