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HND (full-time) Construction – Civil Engineering

Course Overview

The Higher National Diploma in Civil Engineering develops students that will be responsible for designing, constructing and operating a wide range of infrastructure projects, including major structures, highways and water resources.

This HND will ensure that you develop both technical and management capabilities that will allow you to thrive in the modern construction environment and prepare you for your career as a civil engineering technician. For some students, the HND is the qualification most appropriate to immediate needs. Progression for this course would normally be onto a BEng or BSc programme at university*

*Subject to progression agreement

HNC (Year 1 full-time)

– Construction Technology
– Science and Materials
– Construction Practice and Management
– Mathematics for Construction
– Construction Information
– Individual Project
– Building Information Modelling
– Principles of Structural Design

HND (Year 2 full-time)

– Maintenance & Operations
– Project Management
– Group Project
– Further Mathematics for Construction
– Geotechnics & Soil Mechanics
– Advanced Structural Design
– Advanced Building Information Modelling.

You will normally be required to have achieved the BTEC National Certificate or Diploma or A Level or NVQ/VRQ Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject area. If you hold significant practical experience or craft qualifications but not the usual Level 3 entry requirement, your application would also be considered.

You could progress on to a Degree in Construction or Civil Engineering at various universities.

The Higher National programmes are an ideal vehicle for progression into construction and project management roles which include tendering and estimating, contracts management, project management, site management and cost control through quantity surveying.

A variety of forms of coursework assessment are employed on the programme. These include written descriptive and numerical assignments, short tests, laboratory and workshop activities, personal projects, group work, portfolio preparation and case studies.

Your Tuition fees cover the majority of costs associated with your programme (including registration, tuition and assessment.)

There may be some extra costs that you might need to make or choose to pay.

Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies
Printing and photocopying
If your programme includes a work placement, you may be required to pay for a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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    • Course Title

      HND (full-time) Construction - Civil Engineering

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    • Full Time – Typically Sept-Jun delivery

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