The HND Construction and the Built Environment (Construction Management) programme is a vocational qualification designed to help students to develop a sound understanding of the leadership roles in management and execution of the construction process.
Students will have the opportunity to gain an underpinning knowledge and understanding of the regulatory, technological, social, legal and economic context of construction management.
Typical Course Structure
Year 1 & 2
- Alternative Methods of Construction
- Group Project
- Contracts and Management
- Project Management
- Management for complex Buildings
- Maintenance and Operations
- Environmental Assessment
Students will study on the Lincoln College Campus for the full duration of the course. Part-time, two years. One day per week.
Course contact hours are typically comprised of: six hours theory sessions per week and one – two hours practical/seminar sessions per week. It is expected that students complete between one and six hours of additional independent study per week in order to be successful on this programme.
Whilst the sessions delivered at College will fall between Monday and Tuesday from 9am – 7.30pm, it is expected that students make themselves available to complete part-time sector specific work or work experience hours outside of these times. Many of the opportunities offered through the college will require commitment during evenings and weekends.
View the HE Student Handbook
How to Apply
This course is validated by Pearson. The validating institution is responsible for awarding the qualification at the end of the programme. Students on validated courses are OfS registered, funded and taught at Lincoln College and it is the responsibility of the College to manage all aspects of this provision. The validating institution maintains an oversight of the programme throughout the academic year and must be satisfied that students are being taught in line with the required academic standards of the awarding institution. For full details and information of the responsibilities and conditions of study of both Lincoln College and the validating partners please see the Policies section.
Applicants are required to have:
- HNC Qualification in Construction and the Built Environment
- GCSE English – Grade C/4 or above
- GCSE Maths – Grade C/4 or above
EU and International Applicants
IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable for applicants not requiring a Tier 4 student visa
The assessment methods typically used throughout the programme include:
- Practical assessments
- Written examinations
- Coursework portfolios
- Written assessments
The HND is a qualification which is widely recognised in its own right is designed to provide students with the skills required for employment in a range of associated professions. On successful completion of the course students may top up to degree level at another higher education institution.
Per Academic Year
- Home Students - £4,000
- International Students - £5,500
Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student’s continuous enrolment.
Additional Course Costs
- Costs Scientific calculator - £10 (compulsory)
- Compass set - £20 (compulsory)
- Scale rule - £10 (compulsory)
- Items of PPE i.e. strong boots may be required for site visits - approx. £25 (optional)
Please see the full ‘HE Terms and Conditions’ for details of additional library and printing costs associated with this programme.
Additional compulsory course costs can be paid for using the Career Degree Bursary. The scheme allows students to access the bursary (up to a maximum value of £500 for full-time or £250 part-time students) for additional optional courses, workshops, professional memberships and resources. There is no cash alternative. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Career Degree Bursary may do so at full cost to themselves.
Start Date:September 2023