Course Information

Ulster University Foundation Degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering

Ulster University

Level 5

Description

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, analysis, organization, design, teamwork and communication. The course aims to leave Learners equally prepared to progress to Honours Degree level, to directly enter employment as a highly skilled employee, or to start a business.

Schedule

Duration: Session dependent
Hours per Week: Session dependent
Total Hours: Session dependent
Day(s): Session dependent
Start Time: Session dependent
End Time: Session dependent

Additional Information

During your course you may be required to purchase course text books and incur additional costs for printing, photocopying and binding. The overall additional costs incurred to support your studies may be in the region of £250 per year.

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Course Content

During the course, Learners will have the opportunity to study a range of modules including: Infrastructure Engineering Practice and Design; Surveying; IT and Professional Development; CAD; Soil Mechanics; Fluid Mechanics; Structures; Maths; Highways and Transportation; Environmental Engineering; and Business Management. The programme also involves site visits, guest speakers, specialist workshops and field surveys using Drone and GPS/GIS technologies. Learners will also undertake a six month industrial placement giving the opportunity to develop professional skills.

Assessment Method

Assessment will be carried out by the use of coursework assignments and end of module examinations as well as group activities and professional presentations. Learners will also be assessed in the workplace during the industrial placement.

Progression Opportunities

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

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Entry Requirements

48 UCAS points (120 in old UCAS points) - AS / A Level / BTEC qualifications or approved equivalent, GSCE English and Maths at Grade C or approved equivalent. Mature Learners will be assessed on an individual basis. Refer to general entry requirements. International students must meet the general entrance requirements for admission to any College First Degree, Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma. English language requirements for international applicants is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE – Pass at Level 3 also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Further Information

Students are required to: / Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: www.swc.ac.uk and on the College VLE). / Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted. / Pass* all modules in each year of study in order to proceed to the next year of the programme. / The minimum overall pass* mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.

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Course Costs

Total Fee Session dependent
Reduced Fee Session dependent

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Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 01 September 2018
Day: Tuesday
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £0.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 25
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Part-Time
Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 01 September 2018
Day: Tuesday
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £0.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 25
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Part-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 01 September 2018
Day: Tuesday
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £0.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 25
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