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Construction

Course Code: UF4216, UX4216

Level: 4
Subject area: Construction & the Building Trades
Awarding body: University of Plymouth
Qualification: Higher National Certificate
Course type: Full-time, Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year (full-time), two years (part-time)
When you'll study: Thursdays, 8.45am - 6.15pm (part-time)

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About the course

Are you looking for a part-time university-level course in construction? This HNC in Construction is awarded by the University of Plymouth and can be studied here at City College Plymouth. The construction industry is of considerable economic and strategic importance across the UK. This HNC is designed for those who are already working in, or aspiring to work in, the construction industry in a range of roles including Site Managers, Site Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, Building Surveyors and Architectural Technologists. Completion of this course may contribute towards the membership requirements of professional bodies, such as the Chartered Institute of Building.

 

 

For more information about this course please read the Programme Quality Handbook which contains programme specifications and module information.

What you'll learn

The course includes the following subjects:

Full-time

  • Domestic Construction
  • Environmental Building Science
  • Materials
  • ICT and Design
  • Construction Contractual Procedures
  • Construction and Civil Engineering Management

Part-time
Year 1

  • Domestic Construction and Construction Materials
  • Environmental Building Science
  • Construction Materials
  • Construction Contractual Procedures

Year 2

  • ICT and Design
  • Construction and Civil Engineering Management
Entry requirements

We welcome applications from those who have a minimum of four GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including English, maths and combined science, and one or more of the following:

  • 48 UCAS tariff points (for September 2017 entry)
  • a BTEC Level 3 qualification in a related subject
  • an Advanced Apprenticeship
  • an NVQ Level 3 qualification in a related subject
  • equivalent qualifications or relevant work experience.

All level 3 qualifications should include appropriate elements of level 3 mathematics and science. Should the entry requirements not be met then individual cases will be considered.

Assessments/Exams

Modules are assessed by a mixture of coursework, in-class assessments and presentations.

What's next?

On successful completion of thise course, you may be able to progress to:

  • the final year of the Construction Foundation Degree offered at the College, following the completion of 40 credits of additional short course study
  • a wide range of careers within the construction industry such as architectural technician, traineequantity surveyor or trainee site manager.
Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.

Full-time Part-time

Course Code: UF4216

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £6950

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 17 This course is not usually available to this age group. Please contact info@cityplym.ac.uk or phone reception on 01752 305 300 for advice.
18 - 23 A
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Course Code: UX4216

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £3500

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 17 This course is not usually available to this age group. Please contact info@cityplym.ac.uk or phone reception on 01752 305 300 for advice.
18 - 23 A
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.