Engineering - Civil Engineering

SETU - Carlow Campus


Course Name Engineering - Civil Engineering
Course Provider SETU - Carlow Campus
Alternative Provider(s) SETU - South East Technological University
Course Code CW478
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major South East Technological University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Carlow Town
Qualification Letters BEng (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+2 H5 & 4 O6/H7

English or Irish: O6/H7
Maths: H4

Special Entrance Examination in Mathematics
Students who do not meet the H4 grade in Higher Level Mathematic may sit IT Carlow’s special mathematics examination. This special pre-honours deg...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Accompanying Conditions
1 The best six results in one Leaving Certificate examination will be counted for points computation.
2 One sitting only of the Leaving Certificate examination will be counted for points purposes.
3 Common Bonus Points for ...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Expand+Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme
Entry requirements – Honours Bachelor Degrees – NFQ Level 8
Institute of Technology Carlow awards points for results in the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Link Modules. This link module can be ...

QQI FET Applicants General Information

Students who have completed a full QQI-FET award at Level 5, and achieved at least three distinctions, are eligible to apply through CAO for entry to Year 1 on to Level 6, 7 and 8
courses. Students who have completed ...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature applicants will be assessed on an individual basis and may be interviewed

Mature Student Applicants
Mature student applicants must be 23 years of age, or over, on 1st January of the year of entry to a course. Mature student applicants wil...

Alternative Entry

Expand+Graduates with relevant Ordinary Degree may enter Year 3 subject to specific academic requirements.

Non-Standard Applications
Applications will also be considered from applicants holding qualifications other than Leaving Certificate. Such applic...

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Number of Places 32
Course Fee

Expand+Schedule of Fees 2021/22 Undergraduates

* Fees may be subject to change in 2022/23

Certificate Year 1
Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contribution NIL Total Due NIL
Non Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contri...

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Financial Support

Expand+Grant Information
All students are required to pay the Student Contribution Fee. Students who do not have the means to afford this payment are entitled to apply for assistance in the form of a grant from the government. The Department of Education a...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+What is Civil Engineering?
Civil engineering deals with the built environment and encompasses much of what defines modern civilization. Civil engineering is responsible for the development of buildings, transport networks, water provision i.e. all ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What subjects will I study?
Semester 1
Mathematics & Statistics 1
Civil Engineering Technology 1
Engineering Physics
Material Science & Soil Mechanics
Engineering Drawing

Semester 2
Engineering Mathematics 1
Civil Engineering Tec...


Expand+Special features of this course
• Accredited by Engineers Ireland (EI) and graduates are eligible for membership of EI.

• The course emphasis is on geo-environmental specialities where civil engineering skills save money, resources and li...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities
Civil engineers can be found working in industries as varied as aerospace, shipbuilding, energy, environment and many more where constructed facilities are involved. Graduates of this course will be qualified to:
• Work ind...

Further Enquiries Programme Director
Shane Murray
BA (Hons), BAI, MSc, HCert, CEng, MIEI
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Points History
Year Points
2021 465
2020 433
2019 383