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Construction and the Built Environment

University Centre Grimsby

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

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Course summary

TEF Silver

University Centre Grimsby has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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Higher National qualifications in Construction are aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning. Higher Nationals provide a wide-ranging study of the Construction sector and are designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in Construction. In addition to the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin the study of the Construction sector, BTEC Higher Nationals in Construction give students experience of the breadth and depth of the sector that will prepare them for further study or training.

Course details


HNC-Mandatory Units 1. Individual Project (Pearson-set) 2. Construction Technology 3. Construction Practice & Management 4. Legal & Statutory Responsibilities in Construction 5. Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification) 6. Building Information Modelling Optional Units HNC 7. Surveying, Measuring & Setting Out 8. Science and Materials

Assessment method

Essays/Assignment (Pearson-set & Internally assessed) Essays (Internally assessed) Portfolio Fieldwork reports Workshops/Presentations

Unistats information

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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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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UCAS Tariff 80 points

For students who have recently been in education, the entry profile is likely to include one of the following: A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Construction and The Built Environment i.e. Construction, Civil Engineering or Building Services or NVQ III with appropriate bridge units. A GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. This profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades at A* to C (or equivalent) Other related Level 3 qualifications An Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education institution Related work experience An international equivalent of the above Non-traditional entry students with appropriate qualifications will be considered on merit.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £2950 Year 1
England £2950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £2950 Year 1
Scotland £2950 Year 1
Wales £2950 Year 1
Channel Islands £2950 Year 1

Additional fee information

Accommodation costs are £85-105 per week.
Construction and the Built Environment at University Centre Grimsby - UCAS