Certificate in Higher Education Civil Engineering. Equivalent of HNC.

Learner:University Level
Course type:Part time
Duration:2 Year(s)
About the course

Awarded by De Montford University, this one year Level 4 course, equivalent of an HNC in Civil Engineering is for those seeking to deepen their specialised technical expertise, advance their comprehension of construction design, practices, and management within the field of Civil Engineering. With a focus on personal, as well as professional development, our programme will engage you in rethinking civil engineering so that you can develop into an effective agent of change. The design and management processes of civil engineering will be at the centre of what we believe, teach and research.

As well as learning about management, practice, and provision within civil engineering at home, our graduates are outward looking with an awareness of global issues that relate to sustainability, such as global warming, energy efficiency, and zero carbon issues. You will become more confident to meet the challenges of a changing society especially within technological advances, competent as researchers in gathering data, and analysing it to evaluate and plan for change.

What are the entry requirements?

Applicants need to be 18 by August 31st when the course starts. Requirements include 96 UCAS points, GCSE English/Maths at grade 4 or above (or equivalent Level 2 skills). Acceptable qualifications encompass A Levels, BTEC Diplomas, Access to HE Diploma, relevant work experience, or international equivalents. IELTS score of a minimum 5.5 in reading/writing.

Where can I progress next?

Roles such as civil engineer, project manager, quantity surveyor, structural or site engineer await graduates. Upon this Level 4 qualification, continue to a civil engineering degree. Further studies depend on degree classification for entry points. De Montfort University provides postgraduate programs like MSc in Energy & Sustainable Building Design, Project Management, and Risk Management. Guidance on program progression is available via the University's Link Tutor.

How will you learn?

Modules are timetabled on a semester basis, part-time day release. Students will be expected to study three modules in semester 1, from September to January, followed by another three modules in semester 2, from February to May. Semester 3 individual project May to August.

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Course code:
Bournville Campus (Longbridge)
Start date:
16 September 2024
Study mode:
Part time
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