Course Comparison

BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering with Foundation Year FdSc Civil Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering - BEng (Hons) Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
4 years 2 years
Assessment breakdown
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Course type
Full-time Full-time
(+ optional placement) -
Plymouth City College Plymouth
School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics City College Plymouth
Entry requirements
A levels: a minimum of 2 A levels. Excluding general studies.

18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: PPP 
12 Unit BTEC National Certificate/QCF Diploma: MP

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

All Access courses: pass Access course (any subject) (including GCSE English and mathematics grade C/4 or above or equivalent). For candidates that do not have a science or technology background please contact: for further advice.

T level: As a University we will continue to review T level qualifications as more information becomes available in the next couple of months.

International Baccalaureate: 24 overall– English and mathematics must be included.

GCSE: mathematics and English at grade C/4 or above.

Mature students with appropriate work experience are encouraged to apply. For those who do not meet the requirements, please enquire for further details.

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.