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Ulster University Foundation Degree in Construction Engineering with Surveying - HLA

Level 5
Part-Time
22/23
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.

During the course you will have the opportunity to study:

  • Construction Technology 1
  • Mathematics
  • 2D CADD
  • Surveying Technology
  • Materials and Comfort
  • BIM Basics
  • Structures
  • Introduction to Construction Measurement
  • Work Based Learning
  • Law & Contract
  • Maintenance & Adaptation
  • Site Management
  • Construction Economics
  • Project Development
  • Construction Technology 2
  • Modules are subject to change under revalidation.The programme also involves construction site visits, guest speakers, specialist workshops and field surveys using Drone and GPS/GIS technologies. The course of study also includes a six month industrial placement giving you the opportunity to develop your professional skills.

    All modules are mandatory

    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.

    Dungannon

    Part-Time

    P5046DP10A

    Session Code

    3 Year(s)

    Duration

    Higher Education

    Mode of Study

    13

    Hours per Week

    42

    Number of Weeks

    Interview Required

    22/23

    Academic Year

    15/09/2022

    Start Date

    09:00-22:00

    Time

    Subject to Timetable

    Day/s

    Total Full Fee FREE

    Total Concessionary Fee N/A

    Full Fee Breakdown

    **Concession Fee Breakdown

    Fees Payable Each Year

    **Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

    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

    22/23

    Academic Year

    12/09/2022

    Start Date

    09:00-22:00

    Time

    Subject to Timetable

    Day/s

    Total Full 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

    42

    Number of Weeks

    Interview Required

    22/23

    Academic Year

    13/09/2022

    Start Date

    09:00-22:00

    Time

    Subject to Timetable

    Day/s

    Total Full 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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