Construction at City College Plymouth - UCAS

Course summary

The construction industry is of considerable economic and strategic importance across the UK, and the construction process is complex, starting with design and planning through production to ongoing maintenance and refurbishment. The course is designed for those who are already working in, or aspiring to work in, the construction industry in a range of roles including Site Managers, Site Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, Building Surveyors and Architectural Technologists. You will study a wide range of topics from mathematics to domestic and large scale construction though a mix of lectures, practical work and fieldwork. Lecturers on this course include professionally qualified and experienced Architects, Engineers and Project Managers; so you can be assured of gaining an industry-relevant, employment-focused qualification.


The course includes the following subjects: Year 1, Domestic Construction, Environmental Building Science, Materials, ICT and Design, Construction Contractual Procedures, Construction and Civil Engineering Management. Year 2, Lean Construction, Site Surveying, Structures for Construction, Building Pathology and Construction Refurbishment Practice, Energy Use in Building, Project.

Assessment method

Assessment will be through a mixture of coursework, in-class assessments, presentations and examinations.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

International applicants will be asked to complete a fee assessment. This allows us to confirm an applicant's nationality, immigration status and residency to correctly assess fee status. Applicant's will be asked to include copies of the relevant pages of their passport, any letters from the Home Office confirming immigration status in the UK and any other relevant documentation (copy of visa stamps, marriage certificate, etc.).

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Four GCSEs at Grade C (4) or above including English, Science and Maths.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £7450 Year 1
England £7450 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7450 Year 1
Scotland £7450 Year 1
Wales £7450 Year 1
Channel Islands £7450 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 at City College Plymouth - UCAS