University Centre Grimsby

Construction and the Built Environment University Centre Grimsby Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd


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Course summary

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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)
Fieldwork reports

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 code 122K
Institution code G80
Campus name Nuns Corner Campus
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
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.

Additional entry requirements



Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £5,900 Year 1
EU £5,900 Year 1
England £5,900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,900 Year 1
Scotland £5,900 Year 1
Wales £5,900 Year 1

Additional fee information

Accommodation costs are £85-105 per week.

Provider information

Visit our website

University Centre Grimsby
Nuns Corner
DN34 5BQ

Clearing contact details

HE Admissions Office

Course contact details

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Higher Education Department

0800 328 3631

Fax: 01472 315506879924