Architectural Technology (HTQ) at Gateshead College - UCAS

Gateshead College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Architectural Technology (HTQ)

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Course summary

If you're thinking about starting a career in construction, returning to education or want to develop your current career in the built environment sector, then our HNC in Architectural Technology course is ideal for you. Higher National Qualifications in Architectural Technology for England include enhanced work-related curriculum that is designed to address an increasing need for high quality professional and technical education pathways, which equips you with the right skills and competencies for the workplace or progression to further higher education study. The course aims to:

  • Give you the skills, knowledge and understanding you need to achieve high performance in the international construction environment.
  • Develop you to have the abilities and confidence to work across different business functions and to lead, manage, respond to change, and tackle a range of complex construction situations
  • Provide the core skills required for a range of careers in construction, specifically those related to management and operations
  • Offer a balance between employability skills and essential knowledge
  • Develop your understanding of the major impact that new digital technologies have on the construction environment
  • Provide insight into international business operations and the opportunities and challenges presented by a global marketplace
  • Equip you with knowledge and understanding of culturally diverse organisations, cross-cultural issues, diversity and values, and to allow flexible study to meet local and specialist needs.
The HNC (Higher National Certificate) in Architectural Technology is an introductory higher education qualification and offers a broad base of traditional construction subjects with specialist options.

This Higher Technical Qualification is approved against occupational standards decided by employers. Learn more about Higher Technical Qualifications.


Modules include: UNIT 1: Construction Design Project UNIT 2: Construction Technology UNIT 4: The Construction Environment UNIT 5: Legal and statutory Requirements in Construction UNIT 6: Digital Applications for Construction Information UNIT 13: Building Information modeling UNIT 14: Principles of Refurbishment UNIT 26: Digital Applications for Building Information Modelling Some units are subject to change depending on industry requirements.

Assessment method

Each module is formally assessed through, for example: individual design projects essays presentations peer assessment open-book assignments portfolio building and professional reports. This formal assessment will count towards your module mark and summative feedback is provided following the submission of your formal submission of work. Additionally, lecturers will provide informal (formative) interim feedback. It should be noted that feedback is part of the ongoing learning cycle which is not limited to written feedback. Other forms of feedback include one-to-one meetings with a tutor, peer-review, a lecturer responding to learner questions or responses during topic or situation discussions. You will achieve a Pearson BTEC Higher National Certificate in Architectural Technology for England (Construction Design and Build Technician) HTQ Level 4.

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £4500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4500 Year 1
Scotland £4500 Year 1
Wales £4500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Architectural Technology (HTQ) at Gateshead College - UCAS