Course Information

Foundation Degree (FD) Building Services with Sustainable Energy (Subject to Validation by The Open University)

Open University
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Full-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 14 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 18
Total Hours: 540
Fee: 4395
Places Available: 0
Course Coordinator: Vanessa.Cobane@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 14 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 3 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 13
Total Hours: 390
Fee: 1000
Places Available: 0
Course Coordinator: Vanessa.Cobane@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 14 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 3 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 13
Total Hours: 390
Fee: FREE
Places Available: 10
Course Coordinator: Vanessa.Cobane@swc.ac.uk

Description

Embarking upon a career in Building Services with Sustainable Energy can open a wide variety of career choices, for example, a career path that can lead you into a mechanical, electrical or a renewable engineering aspect of a building's envelope. Building Services Engineers also have a growing role in the deployment of renewable energy systems, sustainability and energy efficiency in buildings. You will be playing a key role in delivering a low carbon environment which will aid in combating climate change and fossil fuel depletion.

Core Modules

Year 1

  • Building Fabric & Energy Conservation,
  • _x000D_ Mathematics & Structures,
  • _x000D_ CADD & Intro to BIM_x000D_ Building Services (Domestic),
  • Renewable Energy Technologies,
  • Science & Comfort.
  • Year 2
  • Building Services For Commercial Projects,
  • Management & Contracts,
  • Microgeneration for Renewable Energy,
  • Mathematics For Engineers,
  • Work Base Learning.
  • Assessment Method

    Assessment will be carried out via a variety of assessment methods which includes the use of coursework assignments, class tests, practical assessments, end of module examinations, group activities and professional presentations to an industrial panel. You will also be assessed in the workplace as part of your industrial placement.

    Progression Opportunities

    Upon successful completion of the Foundation Degree in Building Services with Sustainable Energy programme graduates may consider entering into employment within the mechanical, electrical or energy industries or continuing to study by applying for a place on a BEng programme in a relevant discipline including the level 6 (Hons) Top Up in Building Services with Sustainable Energy at South West College

    Entry Requirements

    48 UCAS points (120 in old UCAS points) - AS / A Level / BTEC qualifications or approved equivalent, GSCE English Grade C or approved equivalent and Maths at Grade C or approved equivalent. Mature Learners will be assessed on an individual basis. Refer to general entry requirements.