This course is a top-up to the FdSc Civil & Coastal Engineering (or similar) into a full honours degree. The course consolidates the skills and knowledge you have previously acquired and will be co-delivered with Plymouth University and is accredited by the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE).
Civil engineers will play an integral role in the development of civil infrastructure in the coming years, drawing upon their knowledge to combat the issues presented by growing populations, increased urbanisation, climate change and severe weather events. You will benefit from the exceptional facilities at the College, whilst Torbay itself has 2 miles of coastline and is a UNESCO-recognised Global Geopark, making an exceptional location to study coastal disciplines.
This course will develop you into a confident and independent technician, capable of directing your own study. You will learn through a range of teaching methods, with a focus on enquiry and problem based learning, which will lead you to identify and resolve your own learning needs and development. The programme will require study at Plymouth 1 day/week to study 60 credits and 1 day a week at South Devon College to study a further 60 credits. The programme features a work-based learning module, lectures, seminars, group work and presentations, with additional workshops and tutorials. You will also develop a range of transferable and practical skills through scenarios relating to working practice, which will provide an excellent foundation for you future career or further study.
Ucas Code: TBC
Award: BSc (Hons) awarded by Plymouth University
Modes of study: Full-time, part-time and modular study available
Institution code: S32
"I enrolled at the University Centre South Devon for a couple of reasons; the location was great, but I also wanted a course that would help me succeed in my aim to become a project manager for a construction company. The course gave me a real insight into the industry, which has enhanced my career prospects."Jess Lloyd
This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus.
Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.
South Devon College,
We have courses to suit everyone so if you haven’t found exactly what you’re looking for yet, we recommend you take a look at the following courses. We’ve selected these for you based on your interests.
Studying for a degree doesn’t have to be a daunting financial proposition. Our degrees are affordable but still offer first-class facilities and teaching, enabling you to gain a prestigious degree and save money at the same time.
University Centre South Devon (UCSD) has been awarded the highest rating of ‘Gold’ under the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), a system for recognising excellent teaching and learning in higher education.
Our students’ opinions and feedback defines everything that we do. This is why our university provision focuses on 5 key principles, which our students have identified as most important to them.
Choosing to be part of South Devon College doesn’t have to be a daunting process. Let us help you make the right choice with our range of support, advice and guidance.