Awards
Honours Bachelor Degree
Programme Code: DK_ECENG_8
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, Modular, Distance Education - DKIT
 
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Programme Credits:240
Programme Short Title:BEng(Hons) Civil Eng
Language of Instruction:English
Department:Civil & Environmental
 

Programme Outcomes

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

PO1Knowledge - Breadth
 (a)On completion of this programme the learner will have a detailed understanding of Engineering design principles as well as the principles of effective management
PO2Knowledge - Kind
 (a)On completion of the programme the learner is expected to have a detailed knowledge of:
 (b)Procedure and processes for engineering project development.
 (c)The application of sustainability to the solution of design
 (d)Design analysis and appropriate solution selection.
 (e)Analytical tools necessary for the critical assessment new projects.
PO3Skill - Range
 (a)On completion of this programme the learner will be able to:
 (b)Research technical problems and critically evaluate the resulting information and data.
 (c)Critically assess the engineering merits of a proposed design.
 (d)Measure and analyse engineering data using appropriate tools.
 (e)Compile and utilise information to develop a project.
 (f)Communicate client needs and engineering information in oral and written formats.
PO4Skill - Selectivity
 (a)On completion of this programme the learner should be able to:
 (b)Exercise judgement to facilitate informed decisions on complex engineering areas relating to the development of an engineering project.
 (c)Think independently, formulate and test alternative solutions to engineering problems with regard to their technical merit and suitability.
 (d)Select and justify choice of engineering solutions from a range, based on the relative merits of each.
PO5Competence - Context
 (a)On completion of this programme a learner should able to:
 (b)Manage the planning and budgeting of tasks and resources to focus engineering e ort in a manner consistent with attainment of desired outcomes.
 (c)Make and report appropriate decisions and take responsibility for such decisions.
 (d)Integrate knowledge from a range of subject areas and analyse information from a variety of contexts.
 (e)Work with minimal supervision to advance the design or construction of an engineering project in a professional manner
PO6Competence - Role
 (a)On completion of this programme the learner should be able to:
 (b)Plan for effective project management and implementation through the organisation of tasks, people and resources.
 (c)Reflect on their own practice and to develop an understanding of the pressure of organisational roles.
PO7Competence - Learning to Learn
 (a)On completion of this programme a learner will be able to:
 (b)Recognise the limitations of their own knowledge and identify means to address those shortfalls.
 (c)Recognise the need for life long learning and continuing professional development
PO8Competence - Insight
 (a)On completion of this programme a learner will be able to:
 (b)Reflect on the wider implications on the community and society of engineering decisions and operations.
 (c)Understand the scope of the role attributed to them in the context of their employment
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
COMP E8001 Computing for Engineering
ENGR E8027 Engineering Science
ENGR E8Z01 Engineering Professional Practice
ELTR E8002 Statics
MTRL E8006 Materials Science
MATH E8007 Engineering Mathematics 1
 

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ENGR E8028 Engineering CAD
ELEC E8001 Electrical and Electronic Principles
ELEC E8002 Dynamics
MATH E8008 Engineering Mathematics 2
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
COMP E8002 CAD and Computers ( Part 1 of 2 )
CENG E8001 Structural Mechanics
CENG E8002 Civil Project Management 1
MTRL I7003 Materials Technology 2
MATH E8009 Engineering Mathematics 3
 

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CENG E7010 Fluid Mechanics
MATH E8010 Engineering Mathematics 4
COMP E8002 CAD and Computers ( Part 2 of 2 )
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CENG E8005 Geotechnical Engineering 1
CENG E8006 Structural Analysis and Design ( Part 1 of 2 )
CENG E8007 Geodetic Surveying and Engineering
CENG E8008 Highway & Traffic Engineering
CENG E8009 Environmental Engineering 1 ( Part 1 of 2 )
MATH E8011 Engineering Mathematics 5
 

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PROJ E8021 Civil Project Management 2
PLCE E8Z01 Work Placement
CENG E7015 Hydrology and Hydrogeology
ENGR E8Z03 Statistics and Probability
CENG E8006 Structural Analysis and Design ( Part 2 of 2 )
CENG E8009 Environmental Engineering 1 ( Part 2 of 2 )
 

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CENG E8010 Geotechnical Engineering 2
CENG E7017 Individual Research Project ( Part 1 of 2 )
CENG E7016 Renewable Energy for Civil Engineers ( Part 1 of 2 )
ENGR E8015 Structural Design
PROJ E8023 Integrated Design Project
SAFT E8004 Quality and Safety Management
 

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CENG E8011 Structural Analysis
CENG E8012 The Engineer in Society
CENG E8013 Transportation
CENG E8014 Environmental Engineering 2
CENG E7017 Individual Research Project ( Part 2 of 2 )
CENG E7016 Renewable Energy for Civil Engineers ( Part 2 of 2 )