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2020/21 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

MEng, BEng Architectural Engineering

Programme code:MEBE-CIV/ARCUCAS code:HK21
Duration:4 Years Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Professor S W Garrity Contact address:s.w.garrity@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 480

Entry requirements:

A-level: AAA including Mathematics (excluding General Studies and Criticial Thinking)

BTEC Extended Diploma: D*DD including an appropriate amount of level 3 Mathematics.

Engineering or Construction Diploma: Grade A plus A-level (A2) Mathematics grade A or higher. AS-level Mathematics considered.

IB: 35 points overall, with 18 points at higher level to include 5 points in higher level Mathematics.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

School of Civil Engineering

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

School of Civil Engineering

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

Engineering

Programme specification:

The programme will:

- Through the provision of an inspirational learning environment, support the intellectual and personal development of our students in a numerate and scientific context.

- Support our students in the development of the engineering, design and transferable skills required to become professional engineers and, in doing so, equip them to undertake further self-directed learning and development to meet the long-term needs of industry and society at large.

- Provide the educational requirements complying with UK-SPEC to permit our graduates to progress to Chartered Membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, the Institute of Highway Engineers and the Institution of Structural Engineers and registration with the Engineering Council as a Chartered Engineer.

Programme distinctiveness:

- The programme will develop graduates with an integrated approach to building design in which they employ the fundamental principles and practices of architecture, building physics and structural engineering

- The programme will develop graduates who can play a full role in delivering the responses required to address the major challenges facing global society by encouraging them to grasp new concepts, embrace new technologies and forge the future.

- The programme reflects the long-term needs of industry and society at large, both in terms of technical content and in the way in which our students’ intellectual, interpersonal and communications skills are developed.

- The programme emphasises the autonomy of the students from the outset bearing in mind that:
• Autonomy in terms of developing the capacity to learn for oneself and to identify future learning needs are important personal development goals;
• In addition to requiring a fundamental understanding and command of engineering principles, graduates are also required to be capable of self-directed learning, planning, delivery and development so that they can rapidly become useful members of a commercial and professional team;
• The independence of students is enhanced, giving them responsibility for their own learning in a supportive environment.

- The programme is research-led. This is a key strategic aim of the University and has two facets:
• The programme reflects the world-leading research expertise of the academic staff to ensure that the staff are enthused and that the students are receiving cutting-edge knowledge;
• The programme encourages and helps our students to develop a research-based learning approach (i.e. an autonomous learning ethos) from the outset.

- The programme reflects and enhances the values on which it is based, namely:
• A university education informed by both traditional and state-of-the-art scientific and mathematical fundamental principles in an environment where autonomy can be developed;
• Industrially focused with effective input from industry;
• A world-class Russell Group university with a strong sense of community;
• The programme is delivered by Engineers and Scientists, for the Engineers and Scientists of the future.

All students should consult the School Code of Practice for Assessment to view the progression and classification requirements for their programme.


Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Students will be required to study the following modules:

CIVE1160Architecture and Environment20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
CIVE1260Engineering Surveying and Construction Technology20 creditsSemester 2
CIVE1360Structural Design and Analysis20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
CIVE1460Properties of Materials: Water, Soil, Steel and Timber20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
CIVE1560Engineering Mathematics and Modelling 120 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
CIVE1665Integrated Design Project 1 (inc Design Studio 1)20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Optional modules:


Year2 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Students will be required to study the following modules:

CIVE2150Structural Design 120 creditsSemester 1
CIVE2260Architectural History and Theory 210 creditsSemester 1
CIVE2301Civil Engineering Materials II10 creditsSemester 1
CIVE2360Structural Analysis 110 creditsSemester 1
CIVE2470Water Engineering and Geotechnics20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
CIVE2560Engineering Mathematics and Modelling 220 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
CIVE2815Building Physics 1: Fundamental Principles10 creditsSemester 2
CIVE2860Design Studio 220 creditsSemester 2


Year3 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

CIVE3165Structural Design 220 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
CIVE3270Architectural History and Theory 310 creditsSemester 1
CIVE3390Structural Analysis 210 creditsSemester 1
CIVE3415Water Engineering10 creditsSemester 1
CIVE3510Foundation Engineering Fundamentals10 creditsSemester 2
CIVE3820Building Physics 2: Services Design10 creditsSemester 1
CIVE3871Design Studio 3.230 creditsSemester 2

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study 20 credits from the following optional modules:

CIVE3160Construction Site Fieldcourse10 creditsSemester 1
CIVE3420Wastewater Engineering10 creditsSemester 2
CIVE3460Environmental Health Engineering in Developing Countries10 creditsSemester 1
CIVE3550Railway Engineering10 creditsNot running in 202021
CIVE3650Computational Methods for Civil Engineering10 creditsSemester 2
SOEE3135Engineering Geology10 creditsSemester 2


Year4 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

CIVE5265MArchitectural History and Theory 415 creditsSemester 2
CIVE5275MManagement, Practice, and Law10 creditsSemester 1
CIVE5815MBuilding Physics 315 creditsSemester 1
CIVE5840MDesign Studio 4.130 creditsSemester 1
CIVE5845MDesign Studio 4.250 creditsSemester 2

Optional modules:

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