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Higher Certificate in Engineering in Civil Engineering

Higher Certificate in Eng
Programme Code: CR_CCIVL_6
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, ACCS
No. of Semesters:4
NFQ Level:6
Embedded Award:Yes
Programme Credits:120
programmeReviewDate:September 2024
Field of Study:Civil Engineering

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A knowledge of areas of mathematics, science, ICT, design, business and engineering practice relevant to the civil engineering technician.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) The ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, ICT, design, business and engineering practice to the solution of well-defined civil engineering technology problems.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to use basic techniques, skills and modern computer-based engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to assist in the design of a system, component or process to meet specified needs and to contribute to the assessment of the technical performance of the design.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to contribute to the solution of common engineering technology problems in civil engineering.The ability to communicate effectively, using the appropriate communication tools and methods, with the engineering community and others.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work autonomously within her/his allocated responsibility, to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team, and to supervise staff in well-defined work settings.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to identify and address learning needs within a structured learning environment and an awareness of the need for continued professional development.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) An understanding of the wider social, political, business and economic context within which engineering operates and the need for high ethical standards in the practice of engineering, including the responsibilities of the engineering profession towards people and the environment.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
CIVL6001 Introductory Applied Mechanics
CIVL6009 Engineering Science
MATH6014 Technological Mathematics 1
CIVL6033 Technical Communication - Eng
CIVL6003 Domestic Construction

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
EENG6001 Environmental Engineering
CIVL6028 Introductory Land Surveying
CIVL6002 Applied Mechanics
MATH6061 Introductory Calculus
CIVL6018 Civil Engineering Materials
Module Code Module Title
INTR6021 3D Built Environment Modelling
INFO6015 IT in Communications
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MATH6040 Technological Mathematics 201
CIVL7024 Land Surveying Control
CIVL6031 Health and Safety - Built Env
CIVL6024 Structural Mechanics
CIVL6032 Planning & Development
CIVL6029 Intro. to Structural Steel

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
CIVL7027 Civil & Struc Eng Construction
CIVL7005 Digital Land Surveying and GPS
CIVL7032 Hydraulics & Hydrology
CIVL6030 Intro. to Reinforced Concrete
CIVL6022 Professional Studies
Module Code Module Title
INTR7020 BIM for Infrastructure
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

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