BSc (Hons) in Civil Engineering - Level 8 Add-on

Course Points
Course Duration
2 Years
Course Level
Level 8
Course Start Date
Friday 7th September 2018

Course Summary

This 2-year part-time course offers students the opportunity to develop and enhance their knowledge of applied Civil Engineering. The structure of the course closely follows that of a design project, allowing students to develop their skills in scheme and elemental design of real world projects while expanding their knowledge of specialist areas such as Renewable Energy and applied engineering software .

Important notice about this course

This course is now enrolling for September 2018.

This course offers students the opportunity to enhance their level of technical knowledge, understanding and skill. The course will develop further the graduate’s skill in core civil engineering areas as well as more specialist areas such as new software and information systems and renewable energy technologies.

The graduates will gain experience in operating as individuals and as members of a team working towards a common goal. The extensive final year project, supervised by design lecturers with industry experience, prepares students for work in a modern engineering practice.

During the course of their studies students will carry out experiments in our laboratories, use computer aided design and specialised software to gain an understanding of the behaviour of engineering structures and the practical skill sets to design solutions to engineering challenges.

The course takes place over 2 academic years. Learners will be expected to attend DkIT one day per week. (Fridays 9.00am-6.00pm)

Induction takes place on Friday 7th September and course commences Friday 14th September 2018.

Graduates may work in structural, water, public health, renewables, transportation and geotechnical branches of the civil engineering industry.

As well as developing knowledge in structural, geotechnical and environmental engineering, it will improve management and employability skills or enhance your position if currently employed in the public service or private industry.

In contrast with the more mathematical BEng Civil Engineering elsewhere, this course places more emphasis on civil engineering design.

Total course fee: €4,500.00

€2,250.00 per annum (payable in two instalments of €1,125.00 each).

Instalment 1 is payable when accepting your place on the course.

Instalment 2 is payable prior to commencement of Semester 2.

Applicants to this course MUST have successfully completed a Level 7, Bachelor of Engineering (ordinary) in Civil Engineering, Building Structural Engineering, or equivalent with an overall pass and a minimum overall average of 50%.

If you think you might enjoy developing and constructing bridges, tunnels, roads, railways, major building or other infrastructural projects, you should consider Civil Engineering. The skills you will learn will give you opportunities for work at home or anywhere worldwide wherever development is taking place

In contrast with the more mathematical BEng Civil Engineering elsewhere, this course places more emphasis on civil engineering design.

Brendan Walsh (Programme Coordinator, Department of the Built Environmental,)
Phone: +353 429370200 Ext 2162

Pat McCormick (Head of Department of the Built Environment, School of Engineering)
Phone: +353 429370274 Ext 2551

Level 8
Duration 2 Years
Credits 60
School School of Engineering
Department Built Environment
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Fees €2,250.00 per annum
Starting Date Friday 7th September 2018
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How to Apply

Applicants should complete a Lifelong Learning Application Form (download by clicking button below) and submit together with an up-to-date CV and scans of academic qualifications to:

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B.Sc. (Hons) in Civil Engineering Level 8 Add-on part-time course, Lifelong Learning Centre, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dublin Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth.

Alternatively you can email a scan of the application form, CV and academic qualifications to