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HNC BTEC Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) HNC

University of Bolton

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  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Location

    Bolton College, Greater Manchester

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Are you looking to progress your career in civil engineering, structural engineering, highways, utilities and environmental management or land surveying Equivalent to the first year of a university degree, this Civil Engineering HNC offers you the practical and personal skills needed for a role in the sector or progression to further study. The Higher National Certificate in Civil Engineering Studies is a vocational course designed to help prepare you for a rewarding career in the industry. With a strong focus on hands-on practice, reinforced by theory, this course is the product more than 50 years’ experience delivering well-acknowledged civil engineering programmes in the North West.As a student on the HNC Civil Engineering Studies course, you’ll have hands-on access to our laboratories, developed for practice in the materials, hydraulics, geotechnical and structural disciplines. You’ll also have the opportunity to make use of all the latest surveying equipment, which is equipped with state-of-the-art technology.Problem-solving is a key focus - you’ll be guided in learning and applying UK and EU codes of practice and industry standards, using your critical reasoning and analysis skills. You’ll also cover those elements of maths and science that support engineering principles, along with management techniques and subjects that enhance your awareness of the commercial and economic context of engineering processes.

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 32

Any subjects are acceptable at Level 3. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English and Mathematics.Entry to this course is also available to applicants who have extensive appropriate work experience in the construction/civil engineering sector. If you don’t possess the academic qualifications listed above but have extensive appropriate work experience we’ll be delighted to consider your application.

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University information

University of Bolton

  • University League Table

    127th

  • Campus address

    University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, Bolton, BL3 5AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 36

    57th out of 57 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    31st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    20th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    114 51%

    51st

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    54th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.51 70%

    57th

    1

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