Course Type: Higher Education

Higher National Diploma (HND) Construction and the Built Environment

  • Course Code CON0048
  • Day Weekdays
  • Time Day & Evening
  • Start Date 17th September 2018
  • Fee £5,995
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Skills Academy - Construction

Having completed the HNC Construction and the Built Environment you can undertake this one-year programme to gain aHND taking you from level 4 to level 5.

This course is designed to enable you to pursue a professional career in the construction industry, progress within your current employment or study for a BEng Degree in one of the many areas available; Architectural, Management or Surveying for example.

A number of our former students have taken this route and have successfully progressed to university, gained employment, promotion or changed career.

What will I study?

Mandatory units include:

  • Site Surveying
  • Law and Contracts 
  • Project Management
  • Structural Behaviour
  • Construction Methods and Design Solutions

Three further optional units will be studied to complete the qualification and ensure a wide range of relevant technical knowledge is gained, leading to possible career progression or further academic study.

Please note: whilst every effort is made to run our programmes, this is subject to minimum numbers.

An interview is required.

How to apply

You can register your interest for this course online, call 0191 490 2246 or email start@gateshead.ac.uk.

Qualifications needed

120 Credit HNC in a related subject.

There are loans available that you can apply for to help cover the costs of course fees and living costs(if studying full time).

For more information or advice, contact our finance support services on 0191 490 4627 or 0191 426 4329. Our support funds team can also be emailed at support.funds@gateshead.ac.uk