You will develop the ability to apply engineering and planning methods to the design, construction and maintenance of civil engineering structures and facilities. In doing this, you will gain both the academic and scientific capability to make a real contribution to modern construction operations.
This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.
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This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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The Student - Career Interests
This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.
The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.
With a degree in Civil Engineering you are open to a range of career opportunities in both the public and private sector. Whether it be in supervisory or design capacity, your specialist knowledge is of value to civil engineering contractors and civil/structural/environmental engineering consultants. Furthermore, national and local government agencies in areas of water supply, road/bridge design and maintenance, building regulations compliance and assessment of engineering material compliance all require graduates with the qualification standard this programme provided.