University Centre Peterborough

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

HNC Construction Management

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Course summary

The continued development and regeneration of towns and cities in the UK is expected to lead to a continuous demand for suitably qualified professionals across all construction disciplines. This course offers a broad base of traditional construction subjects with specialist options allowing you to adapt the course to your particular career ambitions. This course offers a broad base of traditional construction subjects with specialist options allowing you to adapt the course to your particular career ambitions. If you are working within the construction field or have ambitions of working in this area in a professional, managerial, or technical capacity, then this course is for you. Edexcel Level 4 HNCs provide a nationally recognised qualification (120 credits) offering career progression and professional development for those already in employment and opportunities to progress on to an honours degree programme. Level 4

  • Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Institution of Structural Engineers
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Chartered Institute of Building
  • Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists
  • Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers
  • Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating and Engineers
The qualification is delivered at Peterborough Regional College and is equivalent to one year of undergraduate study. HNC provide a nationally recognised qualification (HNC 120 credits offering career progression and professional development for those already in employment and opportunities to progress on to an honours degree programme. The courses at Peterborough Regional College are studied in smaller class sizes with a typical class size under 30 students.

Course details

Modules

You must take units worth 120 credits at each level of the course. Each unit is worth a specified number of credits. Level 4 (HNC) •Individual Project (15 credits) •Construction Technology (15 credits) •Science & Materials (15 credits) •Construction Practice and Management (15 credits) •Legal and Statutory Responsibilities in Construction (15 credits) •Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification) (15 credits) •Surveying, Measuring and Setting Out (15 credits) •Site Supervision and Operations (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 We will provide, by the beginning of the first week of each semester, a current assessment brief with all the information you need for each unit, including details of assessment tasks, the deadlines for these tasks, the required format and any relevant guidance.


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 codeK221
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 / Peterborough Regional College are currently unable to recruit International Students requiring a Tier 4 Student Visa.


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 •Cambridge Technical Level 3 •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 •Cambridge Technical Level 3 •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 Management at University Centre Peterborough - UCAS