Cambridge Regional College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
This is a part time/day release course over 3 years of study. To gain the qualification 16 units need to be completed and 240 credits need to be achieved. This Degree is designed for those students with Level 3 qualifications (such as BTEC or A level) and mature learners (25+). A range of skills will be developed as part of the learning programme and will include: • Communication by written report, proportional sketches, scale drawing and specifications • Correct use of specialised terminology commonly used within the industry • Problem-solving in relation to materials and methods of construction • Working with others in a small group environment • Demonstrate engagement in Personal Development Planning. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded a FdSc.
This course is made up of the following units: Year 1 - Elements of Construction Design IT and Communication Elementary Survey Skills Building Technology Year 2 - Design Studio A Work Based Learning A in the Built Environment Construction Technology History and Theory of Architecture Work Related Learning and the Built Environment Design Studio B Year 3 - Advanced Construction Technology Site Studies and Planning Environmental Building Performance Architectural CAD Work Based Learning B in the Built Environment Site Studies and Design Please note - units are subject to change.
All units will be internally assessed using predominantly coursework, short tests, assignments, etc. Work will be graded according to the following calibration. A = 70% or more B = 60% - 69% C = 50% - 59% D = 40% - 49% E = 35% - 39% U = 34% and under
How to apply
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
|A level||One A Level, supported by passes at Grade 4 (C) or above in four other subjects at GCSE|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma, Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma|
|Access to HE Diploma||An accredited Access certificated|
Employment as a trainee in the professional/technical areas of construction is desirable
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£3995||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£3995||Year 1|