Construction and the Built Environment

Barnsley College Higher Education

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

If it is your ambition to develop your qualification and skills for success in construction industry management, this course has been designed in consultation with relevant organisations precisely for that purpose. It is calibrated to enhance your knowledge, skills, flexibility and adaptability, in preparation for your future in construction management within the built environment. For those of you who are already employed in this field an alternative Level 4 Apprenticeship route is also available. For further details visit https://universitycampus.barnsley.ac.uk/course/construction-and-the-built-environment-hnc-pt/ or follow link to providers webpage.

Course details

Modules

This course will develop your qualifications and skills for success in construction management within the built environment. You will cover aspects of construction management and sustainable development principles related to the following modules:- Construction Technology, Science & Materials, construction Practice & Management. Specialist Mandatory Units include:- Legal and Statutory Responsibilities in Construction, Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification). Optional Units (Two from the following) are:- Measurement & Estimating, Tender & Procurement , Building Information Modelling, Principles of Refurbishment, Principles of Alternative Energy and/or Site Supervision & Operations.


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!

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We no longer accept Tier 4 International applications


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 32 points
A level A minimum of two A Levels.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP BTEC National Level 3 Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment

NVQ 3 Site Supervision or Site Technical Operations with a pass in all modules is acceptable plus GCSE grade C in English Language, Maths and a Science or equivalent Level 2 qualification. Alternatively, mature entrants with previous construction experience may be recognised through Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) We welcome applications from people of any age who might not meet the standard entry criteria, but we would expect evidence of continuing academic and/or professional development and a capacity to pursue the course successfully.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £2995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £2995 Year 1
Scotland £2995 Year 1
Wales £2995 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are quoted based on 2019 entry information and are subject to change for 2020.
Construction and the Built Environment at Barnsley College Higher Education - UCAS