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HND Construction and The Built Environment

HND • Level 5

HND Construction and The Built Environment

HND • Level 5

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA5461

UCAS CodeCT11

Study ModeFull Time or Part Time

DurationPart-time: 2 years, one day per week, 9am-7pm. Full-time: 1 year, two days per week.

Awarded ByPearson

Location ByBurnley College

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About the course

This course is highly regarded by Employers and academic institutions alike, preparing students for a career in management in the Construction industry or as the stepping stone to higher level study. The programme gives a comprehensive knowledge of construction, encompassing building technology, project management and leglislation, with the opportunity for students to select an area in which to specialise through work-based modules.

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA5461

UCAS CodeCT11

Study ModeFull Time or Part Time

DurationPart-time: 2 years, one day per week, 9am-7pm. Full-time: 1 year, two days per week.

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Awarded ByPearson

Location ByBurnley College

Start Date/s

06/09/2021, 13/09/2021, 14/09/2021

Cost Information

Years 1 and 2 (delivered at Burnley College): The standard full time tuition fee rate per year for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £7250

Entry requirements

Level 3 qualification in a related construction sector industry, such as brickwork, joinery or plastering. National Diploma or HNC in a related subject. BSc (Hons) Technology (Foundation Entry). Relevant work experience will also be considered. All applicants will need to demonstrate GCSE Maths and English with a minimum grade C or equivalent qualification. Mature applicants who do not meet these entry criteria are welcome and will be assessed on an individual basis. All applicants will be interviewed to ascertain the relevant experiential background necessary to undertake the course. Accreditation of prior certificated or experiential learning against some of the course modules will be considered.

Modules

Mandatory Level 5 HND Units are: A Pearson-set Group Project; Contracts and Management; Project Management; Management for Complex Building Projects. Students also complete three Optional Units (including Alternative Methods of Construction) or Two Optional Units and one Specialist Unit from another pathway.

Assessment

Teaching, learning and assessment on this course has been specially designed to help students build their knowledge between modules and between academic and work-based activities. Teaching is delivered by a mixture of formal lectures by industry experts, seminars, workshops, case studies and field visits, all supported by live project work to put theory into practice. Leading figures in the Construction industry give insightful and innovative lectures which are combined with the opportunity to attend site visits and presentations given by specialists within the Construction industry. Assessment involves a combination of coursework, presentation exercises and examinations which will show your industry expertise and knowledge.

Careers & Progression

On completion of this course students will have the opportunity to progress onto degree-level study. Possible careers include Site Management, Architectural Technician and Trainee Quantity Surveyor.

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