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High Speed Rail and Infrastructure (NCATI Birmingham) FdSc

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    National College for High Speed Rail - Birmingham Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Gain the specialist training you need for work or further study in the high speed rail and infrastructure sector.**Course summary**Gain the professional and technical skills required in the high speed rail sectorLearn and apply science, IT and mathematics skills to railway engineeringBenefit from embedded course contact with industry employersManage projects to successful conclusions, using appropriate tools**How you learn**In this course, you'll gain the specialist knowledge you need to work on projects such as HS2, as well as future high speed rail plans. You'll utilise real industrial scenarios in cutting-edge facilities, based in the National College for High Speed Rail campuses, and benefit from close industry ties.You learn through:- Lectures and seminars- Practical projects- Creation and analysis of complex industrial documents- Groupwork**Applied learning****Live projects**The course offers a wealth of real-world experience, and the majority of your studies will be based on real scenarios.**Networking opportunities**Embedded delivery and contact with employers throughout the course supports students to develop technical skills and generic employability skills to enable them to progress into sustainable careers.Entry at level 5:Students who successfully complete the CertHE High Speed Rail and Infrastructure are eligible for direct entry to level 5 of the FdSc. Students with other rail related level 4 qualifications can be considered through RPL process.

Application deadline

15 January

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UCAS Points : 64

2 A levels at grade C or aboveor• BTEC National Extended Diploma MPP or BTEC National Diploma MM or aboveor• Equivalent qualifications

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
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Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 72 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    111 50%

    58th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    51st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    49th

    11

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