NPTC Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Construction and the Built Environment - Higher National Certificate (HNC) (Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying Pathways)

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Course summary

TEF Silver

NPTC Group has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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This programme will suit students who want to develop their skills and knowledge of the Construction industry. This course has three subject pathways that you can chose to study: Quantity Surveying: This programme will help you prepare for a range of job roles such as quantity surveyor, contact manager or construction manager. Completion of the programme will allow the potential for future career advancement and progression to a related HND programme. Construction Management: This programme will suit students who work in the Construction industry and wish to develop the required academic knowledge and practical skills. The recognised progression route for this programme is the second Year/Level 5 of the BSc (Hons) Construction Management. Civil Engineering: This programme will help you prepare for a range of higher technician roles within the Civil Engineering sector. Completion of the programme will allow the potential for future career advancement and progression to a related HND programme.

Course details

Modules

Modules can differ depending on your chosen pathway. Below is an example of the included modules for each: Construction Management: Individual Project Construction Technology Science and Materials Construction Practice and Management Legal and Statutory Responsibilities in Construction Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification) Surveying, Measuring and Setting Out Site Supervision and Operations. Civil Engineering: Individual Project Construction Technology Science and Materials Construction Practice & Management Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification) Mathematics for Construction Principles of Structural Design Civil Engineering Technology. Quantity Surveying: Individual Project Construction Technology Science and Materials Construction Practice & Management Legal and Statutory Responsibilities in Construction Measuring and Estimating Financial Management & Business Practices in Construction Tender and Procurement

Assessment method

You will usually have to complete coursework, presentation and projects as you progress through the academic year.


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.

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level E
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications). We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations.

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer, please contact our Admissions Team. Typical offer: 1 A Level at E Grade or PP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7500 Year 1
England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Construction and the Built Environment - Higher National Certificate (HNC) (Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying Pathways) at NPTC Group - UCAS