Construction Management HNC
- This course is the ideal stepping stone into a variety of HND Construction courses
- If you are already working in the industry you can study by day release or evening classes
- 1 Scottish Higher at grade C or above, preferably including Maths, Physics, Graphic Communication or Technical studies
- Alternatively, an NC/NQ in one of the building crafts
- Appropriate construction related experience will be taken into consideration
- You may be required to attend an interview
- NQ Advanced Certificate Building Crafts
- Advanced Certificate Carpentry and Joinery
- Advanced Certificate Bricklaying
- SVQ Carpentry and Joinery
- SVQ Bricklayer
- Construction materials and specification
- Construction technology substructure
- Construction technology industrial /commercial superstructure;
- Construction site surveying A
- Standard forms of construction contracts
- Site administration
- Construction management: graded unit 1
- Health and safety in construction
- Construction technical communication skills
- Quality in construction
- Human resource management In construction.
- Full time
- Part time (structured)
- Part time - Day Release
- Full time: 1 year
- Part time: 2 years
- Part time day release: 1 day per week for 36 weeks per year for 2 years.
- Variable at some locations (lnverness College UHI, Perth College UHI and Shetland College UHI) Please contact your preferred location for more details.
What is special about this course?
If you aspire to enter the construction industry at a supervisory level, the HNC Construction Management will give you the knowledge and skills to achieve this.
The construction industry is one of the most diverse and interesting fields to work in, with careers available including architectural technology, construction management, quantity surveying and facility management.
Year 1 - HNC
Mandatory units are:
Optional subjects may include:
How will I study my course?
You will study by way of face-to-face lectures and turials. A part time day release option (by video conference) may be available at some locations. Please contact your preferred college for more details.
Where can I study my course?
How long will my course last?
How much will my course cost?
For students living in Scotland or the European Union, studying an undergraduate course (HNC, HND) the following fees apply for the academic year 2013-14:
|Higher National Awards (HNC, HND)||Cost|
|Full-time per year
|Part-time (per HN credit)||
Fees are payable in advance each academic year unless otherwise agreed.
There are a number of funding options available to UK and EU students to help you pay for your studies and your cost of living whilst studying.
Rest of UK students
For students living in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland) studying this course, full-time fees for academic year 2013-14:
£6,180 per annum
(students not living in the UK or European Union)
What funding can I apply for?
External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact your enrolling college for more information.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Employment as trainee construction manager, construction planner or site based management assistant.
Apply for this course
International applicants can apply using the UHI International application form. Please download and print the form, complete and return using the address indicated. More information is available for international applicants at our international student page
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). UHI operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of gender, age, disability, ethnicity and socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.
Important note: course structure context is indicative only and does not represent a definitive list, in name or in nature, of modules that will be studied in this course, and may vary depending on location of study. Course structure context is subject to change at any time, without prior notice.