Civil Engineering, FdSc (RSME) Undergraduate prospectus

  • This programme is available to RSME applicants only



This programme provides a comprehensive introduction to core technical and managerial aspects of highway engineering and plant management within a vocational 'Clerk of Works' practitioner context.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To develop abilities to provide technical, managerial and economic solutions to highway engineering and plant management problems
  • To confidently communicate with client, professional and public organisations and individuals in relation to the provision of advice and the solution of relevant problems
  • To develop positive attitudes to career advancement based on knowledge and understanding of requirements and options within a practitioner context.

What you'll study

Tendering and Estimating
Management Principles (Level 1)
Site Engineering and Surveying
Airfield and Highway Maintenance and Inspection
Building Law and Contract Administration (QS2)
Analytical Methods
Engineering Mathematics

Assessment and Management of Risk
Construction Management (Highway Engineering & Plant Mngt)
Work Based Project 2: Project Implementation and Development
Geology and Soil Mechanics
Civil Engineering Construction
Structural Analysis and Design
Materials: Science and Properties

Entry requirements

This programme is available to RSME applicants only.

Extra information


You will be assessed through coursework and examinations.

Professional recognition

This programme gives partial contribution to academic formation of Incorporated Engineer.


On completion you can progress to senior roles within military or civilian organisations.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Find out more about our fees and the support available to you at our:

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Open Day dates

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How to apply

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