ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION: CONSTRUCTION AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Duration: 30 weeks
Level: Level 3
Last Updated: 21-02-20

The one year, Access to Higher Education Construction and The Built Environment course is ideal for those currently working in the construction industry, looking to move into management positions by progressing on to a higher education qualification. The course affords opportunities, upon successful completion, for direct entry into a range of professional pathways at degree level, including Construction Management, Architecture and Design, Building Surveying and Quality Surveying.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

As a learner on this course, you will study a total of 60 credits - 45 graded credits and 15 ungraded credits. These will cover a variety of topics, including:

  • Introduction to the Built Environment
  • Project Management in the Built Environment
  • Planning a Research Project
  • Sustainable Construction
  • Construction Technology
  • Health and Safety in Construction

MODULES

As a learner on this course, you will study a total of 60 credits - 45 graded credits and 15 ungraded credits. These will cover a variety of topics, including:

  • Introduction to the Built Environment
  • Project Management in the Built Environment
  • Planning a Research Project
  • Sustainable Construction
  • Construction Technology
  • Health and Safety in Construction

HOW WILL I BE TAUGHT?

You will be taught through a range of methods, including:

  • Lectures
  • Site Visits
  • Employer Master classes
  • On-line via our LMS CANVAS Student portal  

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

A range of assessment methods are employed on this course, including mandatory research, written assignment and presentations.

WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

On completion of this qualification you will have obtained the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress onto a degree at university, in a related subject such as Architecture, Surveying or Management.

IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW?

This course will run subject to minimum numbers of 10 being met.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is for those aged 19+ who do not have the qualifications required to enter Higher Education.

Industry experience or relevant vocational experience and a willingness to progress into higher education in a construction related area is required.

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