University of Abertay

The content of the Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE) Civil Engineering Studies course closely shadows the BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering degree and although students may complete the Diploma course and leave with the DipHE award it is intended that successful DipHE students will join the third year of the degree course.

The key difference between the Diploma course and the first two years of the degree course is that the DipHE students receive additional, targeted study support in order to prepare them for degree-level studies.

The DipHE course encourages the development of study skills, written, graphical and verbal communication, and the effective use of information technology, in addition to the subject specific studies undertaken.

Why choose this course?

  • Career prospects within the civil engineering/construction industry
  • Transfer to BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering course on successful completion.

Entry requirements

Higher BC; A Level DD; ILC (H) B2C2; UCAS Tariff 108-120 points

Entry to year 2: HNC or equivalent qualification.

Course link: Civil Engineering Studies

Study options

2 years (full-time)

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