School of Architecture and Built Environment

Infrastructure Engineering and Management

BEng (Hons) Full-time 3 years, Part-time 6 years

The course aims to provide a rigorous and theoretically informed approach to the study of infrastructure asset design and management.

The course aims to provide a rigorous and theoretically informed approach to the study of infrastructure asset design and management.

  • Institute Code W75
  • UCAS Code H201
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  • Start Date(s) 21 September 2020
  • Award BEng (Hons)
  • Study Mode Full-time, Part-time
  • Course Length Full-time (3 years), Part-time (6 years)
  • Campus Location Wolverhampton City Campus
  • School School of Architecture and Built Environment

Why choose this course?

The course aims to provide a rigorous and theoretically informed approach to the study of infrastructure asset design and management.  This will be achieved by highlighting new frameworks and methodologies that bring risk and uncertainty into the milieu of decision-making for infrastructure development. Furthermore, the course will equip you with a wide range of analysis, conceptual, scheme and detailed design skills in structures, geotechnics, hydraulics, and materials. You will adopt professional standards, recognising obligations to society, health and safety, the environment, and the profession. The programme offers a holistic approach to engineering design, management, decision making and problem solving that lead to more robust, resilient and future proofing infrastructure assets.

 

What happens on the course?

Year 1

Mechanics of Materials

Fundamentals of Geotechnics

Professional Skills and Management

Site Surveying

Principles of Design

Mathematics for Technologists

Year 2

Structural Applications

Sustainability and Infrastructure

Infrastructure Planning and Management

Geotechnical Applications

Hydraulics

Law

Year 3

Managing Risks in Infrastructure Projects

Water Resources and Supply

Commercial Management - Civil Engineering

Infrastructure Design Project

Infrastructure Asset Management

Infrastructure Dissertation

 

Course Modules

Potential Career Paths

This is a unique course in preparing you for the major challenges ahead globally in the infrastructure sector. There are many significant employment opportunities in infrastructure procurement and management sector with graduates working for contractors, public sector advisors, private sector asset management specialists, the armed forces, professionals within consulting firms, and academic and research establishments. This course also offers opportunities to work both nationally and internationally on a variety of large infrastructure projects. 

 

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

We are currently developing the Springfield Campus which will be Europe’s largest construction centre of excellence.  Join us as the exciting development takes shape and from 2019/20 students in the School of Architecture and the Built environment will be taught from the new campus.

Find out more about Springfield Campus.

 

 

The course will cover all the fundamental disciplines of civil engineering for the development of a skills portfolio that will equip you to seek a professional career. In addition, it aims to develop the ability to integrate the critical areas of governance, finance, strategic policy, and how sustainable development goals can and should be incorporated in future infrastructure developments. It offers a holistic approach to decision making and problem solving that lead to more robust, resilient and future proofed infrastructure assets.  Thus the course will;

 

  • Equip students with a wide range of analysis, conceptual, scheme and detailed design skills in structures, geotechnics, hydraulics, and materials.

 

  • Enable students to adopt professional standards, recognising obligations to society, health and safety, the environment, and the profession.

 

  • Address industry’s demand for graduates who can understand a holistic approach to engineering design, management, decision making and problem solving that lead to more robust, resilient and future proofed infrastructure assets.

 

  • Enable students to pursue professional careers in the infrastructure sector at a level which requires the exercise of sound judgement, initiative, and the ability to make informed decisions in complex circumstances that reflect a responsible, ethical and socially aware outlook.
  • Provide a broadly based education of the infrastructure sector allowing scope for entry into a wide range of career paths within the construction and civil engineering field.

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Full-time £9250 per year 2019-20
Home/EU Full-time £9250 per year 2020-21
Home/EU Part-time £2975 per year# 2019-20
Home/EU Part-time £3050 per year# 2020-21
International Full-time £12000 per year 2019-20
International Full-time £12250 per year 2020-21
International Part-time £6000 per year# 2019-20
International Part-time £6125 per year# 2020-21

The University is committed to a transparent fee structure, with no hidden costs, to help you make an informed decision. This includes information on what is included in the fee and how fees are calculated and reviewed

# Undergraduate part-time fees for 50% rate of study

2020 Entry

  • 96 UCAS points
  • A Levels - grades CCC / BCD
  • BTEC L3 Extended Diploma or OCR Cambridge L3 Technical Extended Diploma - grades MMM
  • Access to HE Diploma: 45 L3 credits at Merit

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Students must usually have studied for a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, we will consider applications from mature students who do not have two years of post-16 study, where they have relevant work experience. Please see http://wlv.ac.uk/mature for further information.

If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying.

International entry requirements and application guidance can be found at http://www.wlv.ac.uk/international/apply

English language requirements also apply

The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages

Tuition Fees Loan: If you wish, you can take out a Government Student Loan which covers the full course fee. You pay it back once you’ve left university and your income is more than £25,725 (from April 2019). More information on repayments can be found at: repayments.
It’s available to eligible full-time higher education students and does not depend on family income.

The amount of the Tuition Fees Loan is paid directly to the University of Wolverhampton by the Student Loan Company.

Visit student finance on the gov.uk website to find out more.

Self-funding: If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: see How to Pay.The funding available to you depends on when you started your studies and if you have been to University previously.

For more information please contact the Gateway.

Financial Hardship: Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/dennis-turner-opportunity-fund/) for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

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