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Construction & Built Environment (Civil Engineering)

London College

UCAS Code: 202H | Higher National Certificate - HNC

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Civil engineering

The purpose of BTEC Higher National Certificate in Construction & Built Environment (Civil Engineering) is to develop you as professional, self-reflecting individual able to meet the demands of employers in the civil engineering and construction sector and adapt to a constantly changing world.

The objectives of the BTEC Higher National Certificate in Construction & Built Environment (Civil Engineering) are as follows:
? To equip students with construction and the built environment skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global construction and the built environment sector.
? To provide education and training for a range of careers in construction and the built environment, including civil engineering, building services engineering, quantity surveying, construction management, and architectural technology.
? To provide students with an understanding of the way technologies are transforming the industries of construction and the built environment, and prepare them to work with these technologies.
? To equip students with knowledge and understanding of culturally diverse organisations, cross-cultural issues, diversity, and values.
? To support students to understand the local, regional and global context of construction and the built environment and, for those students with a global outlook, to aspire to international career pathways.
? To provide students with opportunities to address contemporary issues facing the industry, and society at large; with particular emphasis on sustainability and the environment, recognising the role that construction and the built environment plays in addressing these issues.
? To provide students with the context in which to consider professional ethics and their relation to personal, professional and statutory responsibilities within the industry.

**Teaching and Learning**

? You will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, and tutorials. You will be taught by experienced lecturers whose knowledge and expertise are matched to the content of the modules on the course.
? You will be attending on weekdays and Saturdays.

Modules

Individual Project; Civil Engineering Technology; Construction Technology; Principles of Structural Design; Science and Materials; Construction Practice and Management; Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification); Mathematics for Construction.

Assessment methods

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials and practical laboratory sessions. Your studies will be supported by trips to trade exhibitions and guest speakers from the industry. You will be assessed through projects, case studies, oral presentations, time-constrained and written assignments.

Tuition fees

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England
£6,165
per year
EU
£6,165
per year

The Uni


Course location:

London College

Department:

Civil Engineering and Construction

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

91%
high
Civil engineering

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Civil engineering

Teaching and learning

91%
Staff make the subject interesting
91%
Staff are good at explaining things
100%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
91%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

91%
Library resources
90%
IT resources
100%
Course specific equipment and facilities
91%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

After graduation


We don't have more detailed stats to show you in relation to this subject area at this university but read about typical employment outcomes and prospects for graduates of this subject below.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Engineering

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£16k

£16k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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