Short Courses in Civil Engineering & Construction

Civil Engineering is a branch of Engineering that deals with the design and construction of the artefacts of civil use: civil and industrial constructions, transportation infrastructure, bridges and tunnels, hidro-technical utilities such as dams, aqueducts and sewage systems, structures in seismical areas and others. The prerequisites for studying civil engineering include mathematics, physics, project management and design among others. The students can specialize in a variety of sub-topics like: Construction Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Water Resource Engineering, Earthquake Engineering Costal Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Materials Engineering or Urban Engineering.Architecture is both the science and the art of designing and erecting buildings and building complexes according to certain proportions and rules dependent on the function, character and designation of the building. The science is relevant through the technical and functional resolution of an architectural project while the art is the special component of creating nonfigurative plastic images of abstract essence. Architecture is the most comprehensive form or spatial organization that aims at fulfilling the complex functions in a balanced, harmonious and esthetical manner.For the realization of a building/construction/edifice both architects and civil engineers work together usually on well-defined projects starting with the design phase, then costs and resources estimation and finally implementation, which includes detailed structural calculations.

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Civil and Structural Engineering Advanced Diploma Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Mar 2016
  • Not specified
  • 24 months

Join the next generation of senior civil and structural engineering experts. Embrace a well paid, intensive yet enjoyable career by taking this comprehensive and practical course. It is delivered over 24 months by live distance learning and presented by some of the leading civil and structural engineering instructors in the world today.

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Industrial Data Communications, Networking and IT Advanced Diploma Industrial Data Communications, Networking and IT
  • Mar 2016
  • Not specified
  • 18 months

Gain indepth skills and knowledge by undertaking this Advanced Diploma in Industrial Data Communications, Networking and IT over 18 months (intensive, part-time). Delivered by live distance learning and presented by some of the leading industrial data communications and IT instructors in the world today.

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Competency in Structural Design for Non-Structural Engineers Certificate Competency in Structural Design for Non-Structural Engineers
  • Sep 2016
  • Not specified
  • Not specified

Construction is the largest industry in the world. Within a Civil Engineering context, construction may refer to bridges, dams, earthworks, foundations, offshore structures, pipelines, power stations, railways, retaining structures, roads, tunnels, waterways and water/wastewater infrastructures. within a Mechanical Engineering context, on the other hand, construction may refer to airframes, aircraft fuselages, boilers, pressure vessels, motor coaches, railroad carriages, cranes, elevators and ships.

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Computational Mechanics: Finite Element and Application in Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Short Course Computational Mechanics: Finite Element and Application in Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
  • Jul 2016
  • Not specified
  • 21 days

The Computational Mechanics: Finite Element and Application in Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering course is offered at Universit Paris-Est Crteil UPEC. Learn fundamentals about finite elements via an innovative pedagogy the flipped classroom: you work from documents available on the e-learning platform and various examples are presented and explained in class.

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Smart Cities Short Course Smart Cities
  • Aug 2016
  • EEA € 800 per module
  • Non-EEA € 800 per module
  • 9 days

In this Summer course offered at the University of Twente (UT), Smart Cities is being studied through three themes: Resources and Infrastructure, Digital City, and Social Innovation.

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International Diploma in Civil Engineering Certificate International Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Jan 2017
  • Mar 2016
  • Jun 2016
  • Sep 2016
  • International € 22,615 per year
  • 15 months

Equivalent to the first year of a degree, for entry into Engineering degrees at Queen's University Belfast. The International Diploma combines academic study, intensive English language teaching and study skills to prepare you for direct entry into the second year of a university degree.

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World's Greatest Churches Short Course World's Greatest Churches
  • Any time
  • National $ 69 per module
  • International $ 69 per module
  • Not specified

In the 24 visually dazzling lectures of The Worlds Greatest Churches, Great Courses favorite Professor William R. Cook of the State University of New York at Geneseo takes on the full scope of this compelling subject, leading you in a detailed guided tour of the churches and cathedrals that he, as a celebrated Christian historian and medievalist, considers to be among the most outstanding, memorable, and meaningful in the world.

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Introduction to Structural Equation Modelling Using Mplus Certificate Introduction to Structural Equation Modelling Using Mplus
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 600 per module
  • Non-EEA € 600 per module
  • 5 days

The main objective of this Introduction to Structural Equation Modelling Using Mplus course at Utrecht Summer School is to learn how to analyze several models with Mplus (e.g., path models, multiple group models, cross-lagged models, CFA, EFA, growth models, introduction to Bayesian models). No previous knowledge of Mplus is assumed, but prior knowledge of SEM, however not mandatory, will make this course more useful.

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