Level 6 - High Speed Rail & Infrastructure


This course is a top-up degree which can be studied over one year, leading to a BSc degree in High Speed Rail and Infrastructure which is validated by Sheffield Hallam University.
This course is only open to learners who are progressing from the Level 5 Foundation Degree to the BSc Top-up.
If you are an existing learner on the Foundation Degree and want to apply for 22/23, please contact us on [email protected] and we will work with you to process your application.
If you aren’t an existing learner and are interested in working towards the BSc, your first step is the Level 4 Certificate of HE in High Speed Rail & Infrastructure.

Who is this course aimed at?

The course is aimed at students who have successfully completed the Level 5 Foundation Degree in High Speed Rail & Infrastructure and want to continue their academic studies and achieve a full degree.

Course content

This course builds on learning from the previous High Speed Rail & Infrastructure courses. It is a 120-credit top-up degree programme, consisting of four 20-credit taught modules and one 40-credit project module on a topic related to high speed rail. The taught modules focus on economic, social and environmental sustainability and systems engineering.

Progression opportunities

Learners can expect to progress into employment with an organisation linked to the design, construction or operation of high-speed rail.
As the course features systems engineering, students may wish to seek progression as an Associate Systems Engineering Professional (ASEP) with the International Council for Systems Engineering (INCOSE).

Qualification type

BSc (Hons) in High Speed Rail & Infrastructure


1 year, full-time

Course costs

Tuition fees are £9,250 and candidates will be able to apply for a Student Loan. This is available through Student Finance England. Go to gov.uk/student-finance for more information.


Birmingham campus
Doncaster campus

Entry requirements

Level 5 Foundation Degree in High Speed Rail & Infrastructure