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Ulster University Foundation Degree in Engineering in Civil Engineering (HLA)

Level 5
Part-Time
23/24
EXC50038HLA
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Overview

This course is designed to prepare learners for a career in Civil Engineering and related industries at higher technician level. It will provide learners with specific practical and professional skills in analysis, organisation, design, teamwork and communication. The course also aims to prepare learners to progress to Honours Degree level study or directly enter employment as a highly skilled employee.

Accredited IEng (Partial)

This qualification is approved by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) comprising the Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Structural Engineers, Institute of Highway Engineers, and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation on behalf of the Engineering Council.as:

1. fully satisfying the educational base for an Engineering Technician (EngTech).
2. partially satisfying the educational base for an Incorporated Engineer (IEng).

A programme of accredited Further Learning will be required to complete the educational base for IEng. See www.jbm.org.uk for further information and details of Further Learning programmes for IEng.

EngTech

This qualification is approved by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) comprising the Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Structural Engineers, Institute of Highway Engineers, and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation on behalf of the Engineering Council as fully satisfying the educational base for an Engineering Technician (EngTech).

See www.jbm.org.uk for further information.

This course contains all the core modules associated with Civil Engineering, including Structural Mechanics, Geotechnics, Hydraulics and Road Design. Surveying, CAD and Technology will also be covered.

Year One

  • Civil Engineering Technology & Materials
  • Geology & Soil Mechanics
  • Surveying for Civil Engineers
  • Mathematics & Structures
  • 2D & 3D CAD for Civil Engineers
  • Civil Engineering Project & Professional Development
  • Work-based Learning
  • Infrastructure & Engineering Design
  • Civil Engineering Management & Measurement
  • Fluid Mechanics & Water Engineering
  • Further Mathematics for Civil Engineers

All modules are mandatory.

56 UCAS points (part-time) - AS /A Level/BTEC qualifications or approved equivalent, GSCE English and Maths at Grade C or University-approved equivalent. Applicants must hold an A Level pass in one of the following subject areas: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Biology, Geography, Applied Science or DA Science, Life and Health Science (single or double award), Technology (including Technology & Design, Design & Technology, Environmental Technology and Digital Technology). Alternative qualifications such as BTEC National awards in STEM subjects are also acceptable. Mature Learners will be assessed on an individual basis. Refer to general entry requirements.

Learners will be assessed by coursework, examinations or a combination of both. Coursework assignments will include practical activities, laboratory experiments, live projects and group presentations. Learners will also be assessed in the workplace as part of the assessment for the Work based Learning module.

Graduates may (subject to performance) progress to BEng Honours Degree in Civil Engineering or BSc Honours Civil Engineering. Exemptions may also be given for entry onto the BSc Honours Construction Engineering and Management. These programmes are offered at Ulster University, Belfast. Learners may take up employment in the private sector with civil engineering consultants, contractors or specialists or in the public sector in government departments.

Career Opportunities

Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Water Resource Engineering, Project Management and more

This course is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (ICE, IStructE, CIHT, IHE)

1 Available Session

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

Omagh

Part-Time

P5038OP10B

Session Code

3 Year(s)

Duration

Higher Education

Mode of Study

9

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

23/24

Academic Year

12/09/2023

Start Date

09:00-18:00

Time

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Paul.McCusker@swc.ac.uk

Coordinator(s)

Total Annual Fee FREE

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

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