HND in Civil Engineering


Course at a glance

Subject Area:

Civil Engineering

Attendance:

Higher Education

Qualification:

BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND)

Course Start:

September

Course Length:

1.5 - 2 years

Location:

North Street Campus

Cost:

Full-time
Year 1 - £540 x 8 modules = £4,320
Year 2 - £540 x 8 modules = £4,320
(includes BTEC registration fee)

Part-time
Year 1 - £540 x 3 modules = £1,620
(plus BTEC registration fee)
Year 2 - £540 x 5 modules = £2,700


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Entry requirements

You will need 32 UCAS points. A BTEC level 3 extended diploma, one A level at grade C or above or two A levels at grade E in a relevant subject,  such as maths, science and geography.

For the part-time HND top-up you will need to have successfully completed the HNC.


What would I learn at College?

The Level 5 BTEC Higher National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment offers students the opportunity to develop a sound understanding of the principles in their specialist pathway. 

It is designed to support progression into employment or on to degree-level study. The civil engineering pathway aims to prepare students for a range of technical, professional and management careers in civil engineering.

This will enable students to make an immediate contribution in their employment by developing a range of skills and techniques essential for successful performance in working life.

Fifteen units are required to complete the HND. The civil engineering pathway has units specifically targeted to meet the needs of a civil engineer.              

Some of the units covered in the course include:

  • Unit 1: Individual project (Pearson-set)
  • Unit 8: Mathematics for construction
  • Unit 20: Principles of structural design
  • Unit 22: Group project (Pearson-set)
  • Unit 29: Geotechnics & soil mechanics
  • Unit 30: Advanced structural design
  • Unit 42: Highway engineering
  • Unit 43: Hydraulics

Next steps

This course is designed to provide progression in to employment in the construction and the built environment sector or to a relevant degree course/apprenticeship.
Students could also gain membership with the relevant chartered institutes.

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Upcoming Open Events

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Tue 05 Feb

Open Event - 5 February

North Street Campus
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5pm - 7pm

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Wed 20 Feb

Taster Day 20 February

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Taster Day 21 February

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