Educational resources

Following a review of curricula in partner institutions in the UK and China, and by participating in workshops and research in both Northern Ireland and China, it has been possible to identify developmental needs to enhance the employability of students. Key issues identified included:

  • Greater industry stakeholder involvement in curricular design and implementation
  • Creation of a cross curricular entrepreneurship module for students of all disciplines

Against this background, key areas within the discipline of civil engineering were identified as being relevant, and significant liaison with industry was undertaken to identify specific topics which, if presented and explained to students in greater detail, would provide a direct, positive impact to their ultimate employability.

To date, state-of-the-art educational resources are available in the following topic:

Durability of concrete structures