HND Construction & the Built Environment (Civil Engineering)

Course Details

  • Start Date
    September 2019
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Attendance
    Part Time
  • Awarding Body
    Edexcel
  • Cost
    £ 3900.00 per year
  • Centre Location
    Taunton
  • Course Description

    Would you like to work towards a nationally recognised qualification that builds on the skills you have already developed in the workplace to enhance your employability? If so, our Higher National Diploma in Civil Engineering is the perfect course to choose.

    These professional qualifications provide the perfect foundation for a career in civil engineering. They are also a great basis from which to study a degree and blend theoretical and practical aspects of the discipline.

    Example modules include:

    During your course you will cover a range of topics that may include:

    • Applied Mathematics for Complex Engineering Problems
    • Management Principles and Applications for Construction
    • Transportation for Construction and the Built Environment
    • Advanced Civil Engineering
    • Hydraulic Principles and Applications
  • Teaching and Assessment

    There are no external examinations on this course, instead, each module is assessed by means of a series of internally set assignments that involve a combination of scenario-based tasks linked to project work, practical exercises, timed tasks, individual study and presentations.

  • Progression Opportunities

    Completion of the HND in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) enables you to apply for membership of the Institute of Civil Engineers. With this behind you, the world of work presents a variety of possibilities.

    Our students have gone on to pursue careers such as:

      • Civil Engineer
      • Project Manager
      • Highway Engineer
      • Site Manager
      • Utilities Engineer
      • Structural Engineer

    Alternatively, graduates may apply to study the discipline at higher level.

  • Entry Requirements

    People come to this course from a range of backgrounds, and there is no single specific entry requirement. However, applicants would be expected to have at least one of the following:

      • A HNC in Civil Engineering