Course Overview

This course is a top-up to the FdSc Civil & Coastal Engineering (or similar) into a full honours degree. The course consolidates the skills and knowledge you have previously acquired and will be co-delivered with the University of Plymouth.

Civil engineering will play an integral role in the development of civil infrastructure in the coming years, drawing upon their knowledge to combat the issues presented by growing populations, increased urbanisation, climate change and severe weather events. You will benefit from the exceptional facilities at the College, whilst Torbay itself has 2 miles of coastline and is a UNESCO-recognised Global Geopark, making an exceptional location to study coastal disciplines.

You can also study this programme via a degree apprenticeship pathway, click here to find out more.

The programme has close links with the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) and you may become student members. Membership offers benefits such as: money-saving discounts and offers from big brands and major retailers; the latest ICE news, knowledge updates and details of local events; access to over 130,000 library titles; a record of progress towards professional qualification online; an electronic record of personal CPD; up to date with Daily Fix news updates, a Weekly Wrap email, access to and the app, plus monthly magazine in print or digital; watch online events and add to CPD; register as a mentor/mentee to progress individual career or support others; find self-help fact sheets and online information to help with personal life, work life and wellbeing; 24 hour telephone helpline – get confidential, expert advice on a vast range of topics from the ICE Benevolent Fund.

Course Details

Key Information

Course Code
Mode of Study
Full-time, part-time and modular study available
Degree Apprenticeship, Full Honours Degree Top-up
Awarded by
University of Plymouth
1 year (full-time), 2 years (part-time)
Academic Year
September 2022 - June 2023 (full-time) September 2022 - June 2024 (part-time)

The full time fees for the academic year 2022-23 are:

BA and BSc (Hons) – £8400 (per year)

Foundation Degree (FdA and FdSc) – £8400 (per year)

Higher National Certificate (HNC)- £8400 (per year)

For tuition fees for part-time courses commencing in September 2022, please contact the team on [email protected]

(Please note, some fees may differ depending on programme)

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I enrolled at the University Centre South Devon for a couple of reasons; the location was great, but I also wanted a course that would help me succeed in my aim to become a project manager for a construction company. The course gave me a real insight into the industry, which has enhanced my career prospects.

Jess Lloyd
Jess Lloyd