Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) - Level 4





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About the course

Civil engineers play a major role in creating the infrastructure, structures and systems that sustain and improve society. Their responsibilities are wide ranging and include designing, building, maintaining and improving bridges, roads, canals, docks, office buildings, airports, power stations, railways. Taught by professionals from industry, students gain knowledge and skills that meet professional day to day needs of civil engineering and construction business across the whole industry. 

Please note the course fees printed below are per academic year only.

Entry Requirements

We welcome applications from people who have:

  • Achievement of the Access to HE Diploma including at least 30 level 3 credits in Maths and Science.
  • GCSE grades at 9 to 4 to include Maths and English
  • 24-48 UCAS points
  • BTEC Level 3 qualification in Construction and the Built Environment
  • An NVQ Level 3 in a related subject
  • Related, relevant work experience at the required level for an acceptable period of time will be considered.
What will I do on this course?


You may study:

  • Design Principles and Application for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Science and Materials for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Applied Mathematics for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Group Project in the Construction Industry
  • Site Surveying Procedures for Construction and the Built Environment
  • Engineering Geology and Soil Mechanics
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Structural Analysis and Design
Who is it for?

The course is designed for those who are already working in the civil engineering and construction industry in a range of roles including trainee site engineers, quantity surveyors and computer-aided design techniques and those progressing from Level 3 qualifications in Civil Engineering or similar related discipline. Completion of this course may lead to membership of professional institutions such as the Institution of Civil Engineers. 

How Is this course assessed?

Modules are assessed by a combination of methods including:

  • In-class assessments
  • Time controlled assessment 
  • Coursework
  • Projects
  • Presentations
  • Written tests 
What could I do next?

Upon successful completion, you may eligible to progress to:

  • Advancement to a full degree in civil engineering
  • Employment within the civil engineering industry
  • Professional status
  • This qualification can be used for progression towards chartered status and advancement to higher levels within the civil engineering industry
Additional cost

Please note the course fees printed below are per academic year only.


 You will need an interview for this course 



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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