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  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Location

    Pontypridd

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Our HNC in Civil Engineering is a vocational higher education qualification, equivalent to the first year of a university degree. The HNC Civil Engineering course focuses on equipping you with the practical and personal skills needed for the workplace. The Civil Engineering course is designed to broaden your work based skills with the view of working towards a Senior Technician position within the profession or further study at degree level. You’ll develop an appreciation of engineering principles, IT and personal skills, and the ability to apply them through the medium of design and project work.Our Civil Engineering courses are designed to ensure you are highly employable and a valuable addition to the industry. The areas you will study include all the subjects necessary to meet the expectations of employers, preparing you for a career in this challenging and rewarding field. Project modules are based on ‘live’ schemes, supported by guest lectures from professional engineers and, where appropriate, field courses are included to consolidate the knowledge gained in class and help you apply it in real-life situations.This Civil Engineering course is based at Treforest. USW Treforest is surrounded by green open spaces. Our students say they love the warm and friendly welcome and community atmosphere, as well as the convenience of living and studying in the same place.From listed buildings to new, modern structures, Treforest reflects the University’s history and its ambitions. Here you will find everything you need in one place - halls of residence, the library and sport centre, cafes and bars to eat and drink, and friends to spend time with.

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A level : DD

andThree GCSEs at grade C or above, including Mathematics and English language

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University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

The university is in South Wales, UK, with campuses in and around the capital city of Wales, Cardiff. Cardiff is a modern, multicultural, and safe student city.
Choose from over 500 courses, some with guaranteed work placements and many leading to professional certification.
The University of South Wales offers competitive tuition fees, generous scholarships and convenient payment plans.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 58 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    101 44%

    54th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    15th

    9

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