Bedford College Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Construction and the Built Environment

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Course summary

The purpose of Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Construction is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals who are able to meet the demands of employers in the rapidly evolving construction sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualifications also aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them. This course is designed for those wishing to progress within the construction industry and aims to give you a solid understanding of the management and leadership roles within this sector. During your studies you will gain the knowledge that underpins a wide range of aspects of construction management, including regulatory, legal, technological, social and economic considerations. Higher Nationals in Construction will give students experience of the breadth and depth of the sector that will prepare them for employment, progression within employment or further study


• Science & Materials • Construction Information • Surveying in Construction • Structural Analysis and Design. • Individual Project • Legal and Statutory Requirements

Assessment method

Some of the assessment methods that could be used are: ● work-based projects ● written assignments - reports - briefing documents - planning documents - design documents - solutions to construction problems through discourse and/or calculation ● presentations, vivas, role plays supported by an observer’s statement and/or video evidence ● portfolios ● reflective statements ● production of artefacts ● work logbooks ● witness statements.

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

32-48 UCAS points from relevant Level 3 qualifications OR Construction, Civil Engineering or Building Services BTEC Level 3 Diploma OR Equivalent Level 3 qualification. We welcome applications from mature students who will be considered individually on experience rather than qualifications.

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Additional entry requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6000 Whole course
Scotland £6000 Whole course
Wales £6000 Whole course

Additional fee information

Safety boots, scientific calculator and £100 for field trip.
Construction and the Built Environment at Bedford College Group - UCAS