In summary…

Course Length

up to 2 years part-time

Course Starts

September 2019

Tuition Fees*

HNC fee is £3500 p.a.


King's Lynn Campus

*more information on fees and additional costs available on the finance page.

This course is suitable for all those with a keen interest in progressing towards a civil engineering qualification regardless of gender, provided that they meet the necessary entry requirements. Intellectual, technical and managerial skills are developed throughout this course, making civil engineers highly sought after in many fields and not just in the civil engineering industry.

While covering a wide range of subjects on this course, emphasis is placed on a problem-solving approach and the appropriateness of teamwork in the construction industry. Use is made of information technology and computer systems.

Examples of units include:

  • Individual project

  • Construction technology

  • Science and materials

  • Construction practice and management

  • Construction information (drawing, detailing, specification)

  • Mathematics in construction

  • Principles of structural design

Course Modules

Modules to be confirmed

Entry Requirements

You will need:

  • GCSE English at grade 4 (C) or above.

  • Level 3 qualification in Construction/Civil Engineering (with further mathematics and structural mechanics units)

Mature candidates without the above qualifications but with relevant experience may be considered. An interview will be required to determine suitability.

International (EEA) applicants:

International applicants from the European Economic Area (EEA) may be asked to complete IELTS and achieve a level 7 if there are significant doubts about an applicant's level to communicate. A NARIC statement of comparability will be required to translate grades into their UK equivalents.

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