Construction & Built Environment (Civil Engineering) at London College - UCAS

London College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Construction & Built Environment (Civil Engineering)

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Course summary

The purpose of BTEC Higher National Certificate in Construction & Built Environment (Civil Engineering) is to develop you as professional, self-reflecting individual able to meet the demands of employers in the civil engineering and construction sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The objectives of the BTEC Higher National Certificate in Construction & Built Environment (Civil Engineering) are as follows: ● To equip students with construction and the built environment skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global construction and the built environment sector. ● To provide education and training for a range of careers in construction and the built environment, including civil engineering, building services engineering, quantity surveying, construction management, and architectural technology. ● To provide students with an understanding of the way technologies are transforming the industries of construction and the built environment, and prepare them to work with these technologies. ● To equip students with knowledge and understanding of culturally diverse organisations, cross-cultural issues, diversity, and values. ● To support students to understand the local, regional and global context of construction and the built environment and, for those students with a global outlook, to aspire to international career pathways. ● To provide students with opportunities to address contemporary issues facing the industry, and society at large; with particular emphasis on sustainability and the environment, recognising the role that construction and the built environment plays in addressing these issues. ● To provide students with the context in which to consider professional ethics and their relation to personal, professional and statutory responsibilities within the industry. Teaching and Learning ● You will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, and tutorials. You will be taught by experienced lecturers whose knowledge and expertise are matched to the content of the modules on the course. ● You will be attending on weekdays and Saturdays.


Individual Project; Civil Engineering Technology; Construction Technology; Principles of Structural Design; Science and Materials; Construction Practice and Management; Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification); Mathematics for Construction.

Assessment method

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials and practical laboratory sessions. Your studies will be supported by trips to trade exhibitions and guest speakers from the industry. You will be assessed through projects, case studies, oral presentations, time-constrained and written assignments.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is not open to international students

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You will be expected to have at least one of the following: • A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Construction and The Built Environment • A GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. • Other related Level 3 qualifications • An Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by a recognised institution • An international equivalent of the above • Related work experience Plus you will usually have five GCSE subjects including Maths and English Language at grade C or above is strongly recommended. We will normally accept Key Skills and Higher Diploma qualifications as the equivalent to GCSEs. What if I don’t meet any of these entry requirements? Even if you have few or no formal qualifications, you may be able to gain entry to the course if you have the required communication and learning skills, as well as the knowledge, experience and motivation to succeed. You will be required to take and English and/or Mathematics skills test if you do not hold GCSE Maths and English qualifications or their recognised equivalent. You may also be interviewed for the course. You may need to take an Access course or Foundation (Year 0) course first. If you have been away from academic study for a while, these courses are a great way to get you back into studying. Or if you have never studied before, they help you learn new study skills, essential for success in higher education.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Northern Ireland £6165 Year 1
Scotland £6165 Year 1
Wales £6165 Year 1
EU £6165 Year 1
England £6165 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Construction & Built Environment (Civil Engineering) at London College - UCAS