Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Weekend shift

Courses

Nottingham Trent's civil engineering department has taken a battering in the last 18 months. First it was brought under the auspices of the school of the built environment. Staff numbers were cut and now several of its graduate courses are being axed. The school will however still offer its successful core courses of civil engineering design and management and geotechnical engineering design and management.

Almost all the graduate courses are now being taught at weekends which civil engineering project leader Mark Breach says is a big draw for students of less enlightened employers unable to get time off from the day job.

'Almost all the teaching now is at the weekend which is unique as far as I know and that is why we have many UK students.'

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Please note comments made online may also be published in the print edition of New Civil Engineer. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.