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Civil Engineering

Course Code: UF6049, UX6050

Level: 6
Subject area: Construction & the Building Trades
Awarding body: University of Plymouth
Qualification: BSc (Hons)
Course type: Full-time, Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime, Evening
Duration: One year full-time, two years part-time
When you'll study: Wednesdays, 9.00am - 6.15pm (part-time)

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About the course

This is a top-up course for those who have already completed an appropriate level 5 qualification in the civil engineering sector and are looking to further their studies. The course has been designed to enhance your existing knowledge and understanding of leadership, enterprise, structural engineering, professional development and project management. Thanks to the College’s close links with businesses in the industry, you’ll also have the opportunity to work with local and national employers within the civil engineering sector.

What you'll learn

This course may include the following subjects:

  • leadership and enterprise
  • work-based project management
  • professional development in the contemporary sector
  • structural engineering
  • individual project.
Entry requirements

Acceptance onto this course is approved for those who have already completed the FdSc Civil Engineering Foundation Degree at City College or the FdSc Civil and Coastal Engineering Foundation Degree at South Devon College.

Should the entry requirements not be met than individual cases will be considered.


Assessment will be through a mixture of coursework, exams, practical work and research projects.

What's next?

On successful compeltion you may be able to progress to:

  • level 7 study with other training providers
  • accreditation with recognised professional bodies.
Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.