MCAST Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Construction Engineering

MCAST Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Construction Engineering

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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Construction Engineering
Course Code CE6-02-15
MQF Level Level 6
Duration 3 years full-time
Awarding Body MCAST
Fees
Entry Requirements MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Building Services Engineering)

or

MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering)

or

MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment

or

2 A-Level passes and 2 I-Level passes

Compulsory A-Levels: Physics and Mathematics (Pure or Applied)

Other Entry Requirements
Course Description This degree course gives you opportunities to explore management skills and technical knowledge associated with the diverse and challenging tasks that are in continuous change with the introduction of new materials to meet zero energy buildings and various integrated design concepts including precast techniques.

In addition, the programme empowers you with necessary design and evaluation techniques to be able to make professional judgments on technical, social and ethical issues during the planning and execution of construction projects.

This degree course gives you opportunities to explore management skills and technical knowledge associated with the diverse and challenging tasks that are in continuous change with the introduction of new materials to meet zero energy buildings and various integrated design concepts including precast techniques.

In addition, the programme empowers you with necessary design and evaluation techniques to be able to make professional judgments on technical, social and ethical issues during the planning and execution of construction projects.

By the end of the programme, you will be able to work independently, with a significant amount of research and self-directed learning, both within and outside the institute environment.

 

 

Study/Course Delivery
Assessment Modules will be assessed by means of formative and summative assessments. Assessments will consist of coursework in written form, practical tasks and time-constrained tests. Additionally, learners will be assessed on their dissertation.
Programme Learning Outcomes 1. Evaluate and design management techniques in the construction and built environment sector

2. Analyse and evaluate sustainable design options for buildings

3. Understand and compare construction materials in terms of properties, behaviour and characteristics

4. Examine and coordinate installation, design and maintenance requirements of building services in domestic, commercial and industrial buildings; of construction and of civil engineering projects.

Core Study Units
  • Advanced Project Management
  • Sustainable Buildings
  • Estates and Facilities Management
  • Materials
  • Building Services Installation and Design
  • Mathematical methods
  • Advanced Construction and Civil Engineering Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation
Specialist Units
Supplementary Units
Supporting Units
Optional Units
Progress After Completion
Career Opportunities
  • Design Manager
  • Construction Site Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Geospatial Engineering Manager
  • Estate and Facilities Manager
  • Tendering and Estimating Manager
  • Accuracy Control Manager

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