Civil Engineering

Edinburgh College


Midlothian Campus


This course is designed to encourage progression towards a job as a civil engineer.

You will be taught by staff with extensive experience in the civil engineering industry. This course will teach you the skills needed for a technical role in civil engineering. This course will give you the knowledge and ambition to design and build the bridges, roads, railways and tunnels of tomorrow. You will acquire knowledge of the latest construction practices by covering a diverse selection of industry skills such as structural analysis, design and geotechnical engineering. This course will encourage career progression and enhance your career prospects.

Content: Contract and project management; Fluid mechanics; Material and testing; Specialisms; Technology; Construction site surveying; Construction technology: substructure; Geotechnics; Mathematics for Construction; Structural mechanics; HNC Civil Engineering Graded Unit 1; CAD.

Entry Requirements

Higher Maths or Physics plus Maths at National 5.

Progression Routes

Progress to a degree or beyond in Civil Engineering at university.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day release)

Course Length

2 years


Built Environment

SCQF Level


Career Area


Career Sectors


Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

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