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University Centre Peterborough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson EDI, Pearson Education Ltd

HNC Construction (Civil Engineering)

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Course summary

The continued development and regeneration of towns and cities in the UK is expected to lead to ongoing demand for suitably qualified professionals across all construction disciplines. This course offers a broad base of traditional construction and the built environment subjects with specialist options allowing you to adapt the course to your particular career ambitions. If you are working within the civil engineering field or have ambitions of working in this area in a professional, managerial, or technical capacity, then this course is for you. HNC/Ds are substantially coursework/project based and are designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for the construction sector. Edexcel Level 4/5 HNC/Ds provide a nationally recognised qualification (HNC 120 credits / HND 240 credits) offering career progression and professional development for those already in employment and opportunities to progress on to an honours degree programme. The HND qualification is delivered at Peterborough Regional College and is equivalent to two years of undergraduate study and allows progression to a full degree. The courses at Peterborough Regional College are studied in smaller class sizes with a typical class size under 30 students. You must take modules worth 120 credits at each level of the course. Each module is worth a specified number of credits. Level 4 (HNC)

  • Individual Project (Pearson Set) (15 credits)
  • Construction Technology (15 credits)
  • Science and Materials (15 credits)
  • Construction Practice and Management (15 credits)
  • Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification) (15 credits)
  • Mathematics for Construction (15 credits)
  • Principles for Construction Design (15 credits)
  • Surveying, Measuring and Setting Out (15 credits)

Course details

Modules

You must take modules worth 120 credits at each level of the course. Each module is worth a specified number of credits. Level 4 (HNC) •Individual Project (15 credits) •Construction Technology (15 credits) •Science and Materials (15 credits) •Construction Practice and Management (15 credits) •Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification) (15 credits) •Mathematics for Construction (15 credits) •Principles of Structural Design (15 credits) •Civil Engineering Technology (15 credits)

Assessment method

Throughout the duration of your course you will be assessed by the following methods: •Coursework •Reports •Portfolio •Reflective log book •Presentation/oral assessment •Work based assessment •Practical assessment •Written assessment


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeH202
Institution code P56
Campus nameUniversity Centre Peterborough
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Unfortunately, University Centre Peterborough are currently unable to recruit International Students due to changes with the UK Border Agency and Anglia Ruskin procedures.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points 48 UCAS points with the following qualifications in a related subject: •2 A-levels in Mathematics and preferably a Science subject •BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in a Construction discipline •Access to HE Students who do not qualify by any of these qualifications should call 01733 214466 or email [email protected] to discuss equivalent qualifications such as Bridge to HE in Construction or relevant work experience. An interview might be required in these circumstances. You must have GCSEs English, Mathematics and Science at grade C or above. We accept A-level General Studies and AS-levels when combined with other full qualifications. If English is not your first language you will require IELTS score of 5.5 or an equivalent English Language qualification.

48 UCAS points with the following qualifications in a related subject: •2 A-levels in Mathematics and preferably a Science subject •BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in a Construction discipline •Access to HE Students who do not qualify by any of these qualifications should call 01733 214466 or email [email protected] to discuss equivalent qualifications such as Bridge to HE in Construction or relevant work experience. An interview might be required in these circumstances. You must have GCSEs English, Mathematics and Science at grade C or above. We accept A-level General Studies and AS-levels when combined with other full qualifications. If English is not your first language you will require IELTS score of 5.5 or an equivalent English Language qualification.


English language requirements

You must have GCSEs English, Mathematics and Science at grade C or above. If English is not your first language you will require IELTS score of 5.5 or an equivalent English Language qualification.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6000 Year 1
England £6000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000 Year 1
Scotland £6000 Year 1
Wales £6000 Year 1
Channel Islands £6000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
HNC Construction (Civil Engineering) at University Centre Peterborough - UCAS