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Construction & The Built Environment BSE HVAC

HCUC

UCAS Code: K201 | Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


Two A Levels maths, physics or engineering or a BTEC National Certificate or Diploma or other equivalent Level 4 Building services or Construction qualification, plus 4 GCSEs at grade 9-4 (grade A*- C) in English language, maths and a science subject. For Students returning to education, other qualifications and experience will be taken into consideration when processing applications. Also an international equivalent of the above will be considered.

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

Who is the course for
This course is for students who wish to take their knowledge to the next level and develop high levels of technical competence for a rewarding career in Construction or Building Services or gain a higher level qualification in this area.

Modules

Course Content
The course duration is 1 year Full Time and 2 years as Part Time and will cover the following units:

On this course you will learn:

Advanced heating,
ventilation & air conditioning design & installation,
Further mathematics,
building management systems,
Geothechnics & Soil Mechanics,
Alternative Energy Systems design & Installation,
Advance Surveying & Measurements and a Group Project
Study Methods
The programme uses a combination of traditional classroom teaching, open learning and research-based experiential learning, laboratory experiments and demonstrations, use of modern surveying equipment, industry standard IT applications and group activities, tutorial directed study and site visits.

To cover the required Guided Learning (GL) hours you will study 7.5 supervised hours per week to cover 6 hours theory, 1 hours practical activities and 0.5 hour tutorial.

For a 2 years to cover the activities below: 74% classroom based teaching

20% workshop and laboratory experiments

6% directed study and site visits
Other 11.25 independent and unsupervised hours per week will be offered to contribute to the Total Learning (TL) hours as below.

5 hours working on assignment (22.5%)

2.5 hours research/ learning (11%)

1.25 hours compilation of evidences (5.5%)

2.5 hours e-learning (11%).

Assessment methods

The course is assessed through a series of time constrained written assignments. The units are designed and developed to lend themselves to partnerships and embedded learning in the context of real life scenarios. Collaborative employer partnerships reflects industry practices through setting students assessments and assignments in the context of current industry practice.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£5,605
per year
England
£5,605
per year
EU
£5,605
per year
International
£7,543
per year
Northern Ireland
£5,605
per year
Scotland
£5,605
per year
Wales
£5,605
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Uxbridge Campus

Department:

Construction, Building Services/Plumbing

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