Course Comparison

Course MSc Civil Engineering FdSc Engineering
Award Master of Science - MSc Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
Duration 1 year 2 years
Course type Full-time, Part-time route available Full-time
Placement - -
Location Plymouth Cornwall College
Provider School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics Cornwall College
Entry requirements

You’ll need a minimum of a lower second-class BEng honours degree (2:2) in civil engineering or an upper second-class BSc honours degree (2:1) in civil engineering.

If you have considerable professional experience and can evidence an academic ability to undergraduate degree levels you may also be considered.

If you have overseas qualifications you can check your comparability with the UK equivalent through NARIC, who provide an advisory service.

English language requirements 

If your first language is not English then evidence of English proficiency is required. The level of proficiency that is required can vary with the type of programme for which you are applying.

The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is normally 6.5. 

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