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The University of Wolverhampton

HNDCivil Engineering

Why choose this course?

The HND Civil Engineering course is intended as a vocational qualification within the Civil Engineering industry. It more than satisfies the educational base for becoming a Professional Engineering Technician. In addition, it provides a progression route onto the BSc (Hons) Civil & Environmental Engineering degree course which is professionally accredited as meeting the educational base for an Incorporated Engineer (IEng).

The civil engineering industry is responsible for the design, management and construction of major infrastructure projects such as dams, reservoirs, transport projects, bridges, major buildings, flood defences, water supply, sewage treatment, harbours and sea defences.

The HND Civil Engineering course is intended as a vocational qualification within the Civil Engineering industry.The aim of this course is to develop students with a technical understanding of the civil engineering industry including the application of proven techniques and theories for the solution of real life problems.

Thus the course will:

  • address industry’s demand for technicians who can integrate the principles and applications of civil engineering, and apply them to infrastructure and construction projects, in a technical context.
  • enable students to advance their existing careers in civil engineering to a higher level which requires the exercise of judgement, and the ability to make decisions that reflect a responsible and ethical outlook.
  • furnish students with a technical understanding of the fundamentals of geotechnics leading to some simplified analysis and design, the principles of structural design, including material properties, an understanding of fluid flows, a practical understanding of current surveying techniques, as well as transportation and sustainability issues.
  • provide a broadly based education in civil engineering, allowing scope for continued development into a wide range of disciplines within the civil engineering and construction related areas.

What happens on the course?

The HND Civil Engineering course has been designed to cater for both school leavers and practitioners and trainees who want to further their professional development within the industry.

The civil engineering staff, at the University of Wolverhampton, engage closely with the students. This enables the staff and students to get to know each other well and to develop personal relationships which help with both studying and dealing with emotional and professional development.

Graduates of the course can progress onto the BSc (Hons) Civil & Environmental Engineering degree.

Lecturers on this course are a blend of respected academics and experienced professionals. Students are exposed to a sound theoretical base coupled with numerous practical examples and exercises.

The civil engineering section has excellent links with local civil engineering companies as well as the local branches of the professional bodies, namely the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Structural Engineers. Students are actively encouraged to become student members of the ICE and IStructE. The course enables students to prepare the necessary documentation needed to become a registered engineering technician. Note that a technician professional review will still be required.

Why Wolverhampton?

The HND Civil Engineering course has been designed for school leavers, college graduates and trainees who want to further their professional development within the engineering industry. The experienced course team has run the course for a number of years, constantly adapting the course to meet the changing theoretical and practical skills required for modern Engineering Technicians.

Graduates of the course can enter the final year of a number of Civil Engineering degree courses.

Lecturers on this course are a mixture of respected academics and experienced professionals in their own right, making this a rich and practical learning experience. Students are exposed to a sound theoretical base coupled with numerous practical exercises.

The civil engineering section has excellent links with local civil engineering companies as well as the local branches of the professional bodies, namely the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Structural Engineers.

We are currently developing the Springfield Campus which will be Europe’s largest construction centre of excellence. Join us as the exciting development takes shape and from 2019/20 students in the School of Architecture and the Built environment will be taught from the new campus.

Find out more about Springfield Campus.

Career path

Civil engineering technicians are employed by contractors and consulting engineers, and in mainstream organisations such as local authorities, public bodies and government departments concerned with the Built Environment.

You may also have the exciting opportunity to work on national and international infrastructure projects.

Successful completion of the HND in Civil Engineering provides the opportunity for you to progress with advanced entry onto the BSc (Hons) Civil and Environmental Engineering.

These could then lead to Incorporated or Chartered Civil Engineer status.

What skills will you gain?

  1. Demonstrate understanding and knowledge of the fundamentals of geotechnics and the principles of structural design, including material properties.
  2. Apply appropriate practical techniques to evaluate the properties of civil engineering materials and in the utilisation of surveying instruments.
  3. Utilise mathematical and analytical techniques for the solving of civil engineering problems.
  4. Use effective communication and interpersonal skills in a variety of oral and written formats, culminating in the production of an individual research-based project.
  5. Demonstrate effective use of industrial standard transportation software and a good appreciation of sustainability issues within the civil engineering industry.
  6. You will develop knowledge and understanding, the legal framework in which the built environment and in particular the construction industry operates and apply that knowledge through the use of case analysis.

Who accredits this course?

Accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirements for registration as an Engineering Technician and partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer. The course is operated under licence to Edexcel. It is designed to meet the educational base for Technician Members of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Structural Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, and the Institute of Highway Engineers. This qualification is approved as:

1. approved as fully satisfying the educational base for an Engineering Technician (EngTech).

2. approved as partially satisfying the educational base for an Incorporated Engineer (IEng). A programme of accredited Further Learning will be required to complete the educational base for IEng.

See www.jbm.org.uk for further information and details of Further Learning programmes for IEng.

Entry requirements

2018 Entry

  • A minimum of grade C or EE from A-Levels to include a science based subject and a minimum AS in Maths.
  • BTEC QCF Diploma grade at PP or BTEC QCF Subsidiary Diploma at grade M.
  • Applicants will normally be expected to hold GCSE English and Maths at grade C+/4 or equivalent
  • If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying.
  • International entry requirements and application guidance can be found here

Other Requirements

Students must have studied a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, it is expected that some applicants will be mature students with work experience, who wish to further their career development. These applicants will be processed through standard procedures, which may involve an interview as part of the process. Please see http://wlv.ac.uk/mature for further information.

Those who do not meet the entry requirements may be offered an alternative course

Course fees and finance

2018/9 Home/EU International
Full time £8,250 £11,700

The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2018/9. If you have any queries regarding the fees listed please contact

These fees are for the current academic year only. Any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

Contact us

Telephone

01902 32 22 22

Email

enquiries@wlv.ac.uk

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