About this course
The Foundation Degree (Science) Civil Engineering is intended to equip practitioners with the necessary academic skills that underpin the Civil Engineering profession.
Practitioners that undertake the FD (Science) Civil Engineering will have the opportunity to develop their competencies in theoretical and practical knowledge of civil engineering including the design, management and construction of major infrastructure projects. In addition, graduates of the course will be able to apply proven techniques and theories for the solution of different types of real engineering problems.
Successful completion of the course will enable graduates to explore further education opportunities, by progressing to a BSc, or BEng degree, to seek Incorporated, or Chartered Civil Engineering status and to become a practitioner in the global community.
A minimum of 100 UCAS points from at least 1 A Level in a Science, Mathematics or Technology subject
or an equivalent or Advanced GNVQ pass,
or Edexcel National Award
or Advanced Modern Apprenticeship.
or an Access to HE Diploma full award (Pass of 60 credits - of which a minimum of 45 credits must be at level 3 including 18 at Merit or Distinction) will be accepted.
GCSE English, Maths and a technology or science based subject at grade C or above or equivalent.
Maturity and experience taken into account and applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in Mathematics and written English.
Direct entry into the second year may be considered for applicants possessing an appropriate HNC, HND or an equivalent qualification.
Note: Employment is required in order to undertake the work-based learning modules of the programme.