Awards
Ordinary Bachelor Degree
Programme Code: DK_ECIVL_7
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time
 
No. of Semesters:6
NFQ Level:7
Programme Credits:180
Language of Instruction:English
Department:Civil & Environmental
 

Programme Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme the learner should be able to :

PO1Knowledge - Breadth
 (a)Specialised knowledge across a variety of areas:
 (b)knowledge of the underlying theory essential to the mathematics used for common engineering problems in civil engineering.
 (c)knowledge of the fundamental principles of science appropriate to civil engineering.
 (d)knowledge and understanding of the role of ICT for engineering with sufficient knowledge and understanding of ICT to adopt it to solve common engineering problems.
 (e)knowledge of the essential elements of the design process and design methodologies relevant to common engineering problems in civil engineering.
 (f)basic knowledge and understanding of management and business in the context of common industrial practice.
 (g)- knowledge of specific codes of practice in common engineering problems, including the role of design factors. - knowledge of the codes of practice relating to hazards and operational safety. - understanding of the need for operational safety by design and good working practices.
PO2Knowledge - Kind
 (a)Recognition of limitations of current knowledge and familiarity with sources of new knowledge; integration of concepts across a variety of areas
 (b)Understands the advantages and limitations of specific mathematical formulae and techniques used in the solution of common engineering problems. Can demonstrate core mathematical knowledge to solve common engineering problems in civil engineering
 (c)Has knowledge of relevant scientific concepts that enable and develop abstract thinking. Understands the relationship between scientific principles and civil engineering. Understands the limitations of scientific techniques used in the solution of common engineering problems.
 (d)Understands the basic concepts, advantages and limitations of the core technologies relevant to the particular sub-field of engineering. Understands the capabilities and limitations of computer based methods for solving common engineering problems.
 (e)Can explain the relationship between core engineering topics apd the technical design requirements for common engineering problems. Has basic knowledge of the characteristics of commonly occurring engineering materials and components and the characteristics of design methodologies.
 (f)Understands the role of the engineering technologist in industry and business and the interpersonal skills required. Understands management issues and company structures. Understands the role and relationships in the supply chain of products, processes and engineering projects.
 (g)Understands the operational practice and roles of individuals in the particular sub-field of engineering, including codes of practice, the assessment of hazards, operational safety and environmental issues.
PO3Skill - Range
 (a)Demonstrate specialised technical, creative or conceptual skills and tools across an area of study
 (b)Can select and apply appropriate mathematical techniques to solve common engineering problems in the particular subfield and present the solution in an appropriate form. Can manipulate and sort given data through a range of standard forms. Can derive mathematical formulae fundamental to the discipline. Can specify and formulate routine mathematical methods pertaining to the understanding of common engineering problems.
 (c)Can apply and specify appropriate scientific techniques to solve common engineering problems, in civil engineering. Can conduct a well-described laboratory experiment and draw limited conclusions.Can collect and interpret data with reference to a range of scientific principles relevant to common engineering problems and draw conclusions. Can model and analyse simple engineering systems, processes and products using scientific principles.
 (d)Can use computer-based engineering tools to solve common engineering problems and display the result Can understand the principles of the operation of the technologies that are core to civil engineering.
 (e)Can design a system, component or process using routine design techniques.
 (f)Can make acceptable presentations to peers and supervisors. Can communicate effectively with the engineering community and society in general.
 (g)Can develop a project plan, identifying the resource requirements and the timescales involved. Can use a sound evidence-based approach to problem solving and contribute to continuous improvement. Can operate and apply core technologies competently. Can select and introduce new technologies
PO4Skill - Selectivity
 (a)Exercise appropriate judgement in planning, design, technical and/or supervisory functions related to products, services, operations or processes
 (b)Can select an appropriate mathematical/analytical/numerical method from a standard range to solve a particular problem. Can assess the accuracy of proposed mathematical solutions to common engineering problems.
 (c)For common engineering problems the graduate should be able to: 1. Select and use appropriate scientific principles to produce routine solutions; 2. Estimate errors/accuracy of measurement; 3. Collect data, identify trends, and select appropriate methods to represent findings in a logical and clear manner; 4. Identify problems and causes thereof and propose appropriate solutions.
 (d)Can use industry standard software and techniques to manipulate, represent and disseminate engineering data.
 (e)Can select design methodologies and execute and produce a design modification for an existing system, component or process to meet a specified requirement of a common engineering system. Can undertake routine practical or simulation testing of a design and report and comment on the results. Can develop a new solution from an existing one.
 (f)Can estimate cost of familiar engineering works. Can present simple budget requirements for common engineering projects. Can work to national, EU and other international standards,
 (g)Can solve common engineering problems through systematic analysis and design methods. Can maintain and extend a sound theoretical approach to the application of technology in engineering practice. Can identify, review and select techniques, procedures and methods to undertake common engineering tasks.
PO5Competence - Context
 (a)Utilise diagnostic and creative skills in a range of functions in a wide variety of contexts
 (b)In the context of common engineering situations can: 1. Select and apply appropriate mathematical and scientific formulae and techniques to develop engineering solutions to practical problems; 2. Design, manufacture, maintain and evaluate basic engineering components, products and systems, using soft and/or hard technologies; 3. Assist with the design process through implementing and developing a system component or process to meet specified needs; 4. Conduct a pre-specified engineering project within a specified time-frame; 5. Work in a safe, ethical and environmentally sound manner; 6. Use an evidence-based approach to problem solving.
PO6Competence - Role
 (a)Accept accountability for determining and achieving personal and/or group outcomes; take significant or supervisory responsibility for the work of others in defined areas of work
 (b)Has an awareness of the responsibilities of an engineering technologist and the associated ethical responsibilities, together with the impact of engineering practices in a global and social context. Can apply current engineering technologies, in the particular sub-field of engineering, in a responsible manner. Can exercise independent technical judgement and work with significant autonomy within allocated responsibility. Can plan for effective project implementation and manage the organisation of tasks, people and resources. Can accept responsibility for the work of self and others.
PO7Competence - Learning to Learn
 (a)Take initiative to identify and address learning needs and interact effectively in a learning group
 (b)Undertake continuing professional development necessary to maintain and enhance competence in own area of practice. Can identify gaps in personal knowledge, understanding and skills and identify appropriate means of gaining these attributes.
PO8Competence - Insight
 (a)Express an internalised, personal; world view, manifesting solidarity with others
 (b)Can contribute to the development of the role of the engineering technologist in society. Understands the wider social, political, business and economic contest within which engineering operates. Understands the impact and management of change in the economy on the profession.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MATH I7001 Applied Mathematics
CENG E7002 Civil Engineering Skills
MTRL I7002 Materials Technology 1
CENG E7003 Engineering Communications
CENG E7004 Surveying 1 ( Part 1 of 2 )
CENG E7005 Civil Engineering Construction 1 ( Part 1 of 2 )
 

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CADM I7001 Computer Aided Design 1
CNST I7004 Structural Mechanics 1
CENG E7006 Civil Engineering Science
MATH I7004 Mathematics 1
CENG E7004 Surveying 1 ( Part 2 of 2 )
CENG E7005 Civil Engineering Construction 1 ( Part 2 of 2 )
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MTRL I7003 Materials Technology 2
CNST I7009 Structural Mechanics 2
CENG E7007 Structural Design & Detailing ( Part 1 of 2 )
CADM E7008 CAD and Computer Applications ( Part 1 of 2 )
CENG E7008 Civil Engineering Construction 2 (prog rev 2013)
MATH I7009 Mathematics 2
 

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CENG I7002 Soil Mechanics
CENG E7009 Surveying 2
COMM I7003 Procedures and Documentation
CENG E7010 Fluid Mechanics
ELTR E7013X Embedded Systems 2b
CENG E7007 Structural Design & Detailing ( Part 2 of 2 )
CADM E7008 CAD and Computer Applications ( Part 2 of 2 )

Stage 2 Exit Only Award : Higher Certificate

 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ENGR E7014 Geotechnical Engineering
CENG E7011 Surveying 3 (prog rev 2013)
CENG E7012 Environmental Engineering ( Part 1 of 2 )
CENG E7013 Structural Analysis and Design ( Part 1 of 2 )
PROJ I7001 Project 1
CENG E7014 Highway Engineering
 

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CENG E7015 Hydrology and Hydrogeology
MGMT E7007 Civil Engineering Management (prog rev 2013)
MATH I7006 Mathematics 3
PROJ I7004 Project 2
CENG E7012 Environmental Engineering ( Part 2 of 2 )
CENG E7013 Structural Analysis and Design ( Part 2 of 2 )