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Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering Programme Catalogue 2020/1


UEAR-AKB07: BEng(Hons) Civil Engineering with Year long work placement

Leading to the award of BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

Mode of attendance: Full-time with Thick Sandwich Placement

Normal programme duration: 4 years

[Page last updated: 12 August 2020]

Click here for further information Possible DAPs for this programme:

  • UEAR-AFB07: BEng (hons) Civil Engineering
  • UEAR-AKB09: BEng (hons) Civil Engineering Studies
  • UEAR-AKB09 is exit award only

Please see your programme handbook for circumstances where transfer to DAP may be permitted/required.

 

Click here for further informationPossible exit awards for this programme:



Year 1

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 1 Stage 1 of this programme contributes 0% towards the final award classification


Semester 1: Part 1 Stage 1

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
AR10369 Structures 1A 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
AR10003 Building environment 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
AR10033 Geology and hydrology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
AR10040 History & theory 1.1: vernacular architecture 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
AR10244 Design studio 1.1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 1 Stage 1

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
AR10370 Structures 1B 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
AR10366 Computer applications 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
AR10367 Mathematics 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
AR10368 Surveying 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
AR10426 Materials science 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 2

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 2 of this programme contributes 32% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
AR20442 Structural design and construction 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 2 Stage 2

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
AR20385 Civil engineering hydraulics 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
AR20318 Civil engineering management 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
AR20386 Mathematics 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
AR20389 Structures 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 2 Stage 2

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
AR20478 Soil mechanics and foundation design 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
AR20004 Building environment 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
AR20238 Transportation infrastructure engineering 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits
AR20390 Surveying and geology field course 3 credits       [equivalent to 6 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 3

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP may be possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 3 of this programme contributes 0% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 2 Stage 3

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
AR20384 Industrial placement 60 credits       [equivalent to 120 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 4

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP may be possible from this programme year.
  • Exemption: Students passing (P1 or P2) fewer than 48 credits in Part 3 will be transferred to the DAP.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 27 (Section B)PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 28 (Section B)PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 3 Stage 4 of this programme contributes 68% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 3 Stage 4

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
AR30315 Dissertation 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 3 Stage 4

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
AR30034 Geotechnical engineering 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
AR30344 Civil engineering hydraulics 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
AR30400 Structures 3 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
AR30401 Year 3 joint design project 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 3 Stage 4

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
AR30412 Materials science 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select 3 units from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
AR30402 Bridge engineering 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
AR30403 Building environment 3 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
AR30405 Coastal and water engineering 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
AR30453 Engineering risk and uncertainty 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.