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Undergraduate courses 2024/25

Building Studies, HND (QA Only) (London South East Colleges)

The Built Environment courses are designed to provide students with a high level of understanding of the design and construction and to prepare them for employment

This programme is designed to provide you with a high level of understanding of the design, function, construction and up to date statutory requirements for buildings of all classes and to prepare you for managerial employment in the construction industry. It consists of a combination of core and optional courses that provide appropriate training for employment in the field of Contracts Manager, Property Manager, Building Contractor, Project Manager and Construction Manager.

The courses have been designed to include a high level of academic and practical elements. Enrolment on the programme entitles you to become a student member of the CIOB, RICS. The programme is also recognised nationally and internationally by employers in the construction industry.

UCAS points

48 (view full requirements)(full requirements below)

Course/institution codes

K200

Duration

  • 2 years full-time
  • 3 years sandwich

Start month

September

Home fees 2024/25

TBC

What you should know about this course

  • The course is offered by one of the university's partner colleges, London South East Colleges, on its Holly Hill Campus.

What you will study

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Course information is currently unavailable for this programme. Please contact course-info@gre.ac.uk for more information.

London South East Colleges (LSEC)

The course is offered by one of the university's partner colleges.

London South East Colleges (LSEC) has a dedicated University Centre offering university students small class sizes, flexible learning, and high-quality teaching.

Entry requirements

  • GCSEs - grades A*-C, 9 - 4 in English and maths
  • A minimum of 48 UCAS points
  • Construction and the Built Environment Level 3 Extended Diploma - Merit or Distinction
  • We will accept T Levels for entry onto our higher education courses, providing they meet our entry requirements
  • If you do not have the above UCAS/GCSE requirements but you are a mature student, have appropriate experience, specific knowledge or industry-based qualifications, your application will be welcomed and still considered on case to case basis.

    Additional Entry Requirements

  • Applicants with BTEC ND/NC or degrees in other areas will be considered
  • Mature applicants over 21 years of age with relevant industrial experience

Please contact HE@lsec.ac.uk or 020 3954 4000.

For more information, contact courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk or 020 8331 9000.

You can also read our admissions policy.

Available to overseas students?

No

Can I use Prior Learning?

Find out more on our Recognition of Prior Learning pages.

How you will learn

The following data is based on the compulsory modules for this programme.*

* Compiled from modules taught on 2023-2024 courses.

Teaching

In a typical week learning takes place through a combination of:

Learning takes place through a combination of timetabled learning and independent study.

You can view more information about how each module is taught within our 'What you will study' section.

Seminars and workshops enable you to discuss and develop your understanding of topics covered in lectures in smaller groups. You will also be able to meet your personal tutor. Timetabled learning may fall between 9am and 9pm depending on your courses and tutorials.

Class sizes

Class sizes vary by module. Lectures are normally attended by larger groups, and seminars/tutorials by smaller groups. This can vary more widely for modules that are shared between degrees. All students will have opportunities for 1-to-1 time with their tutors.

Overall workload

If you are studying full-time, you should expect the workload to be similar to a full-time job. For part-time students, this will reduce in proportion with the number of courses you are studying.

Each module you study towards this degree is worth 15 or 30 credits. These represent around 150 or 300 study hours respectively. If you receive 100 contact hours for a 30-credit module, you should expect to commit 200 hours to independent study to complete it successfully.

Assessment

Students are assessed through a combination of assessment methods depending on the modules chosen.

You can view how each module is assessed within our 'What you will study' section.

Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

Feedback summary

University policy is to give feedback on assignments within 15 working days of the coursework submission date. Examination results will be available within 28 days.

Dates and timetables

The academic year runs from September to June.

Full teaching timetables are not usually available until term has started. For any queries, please email HE@lsec.ac.uk.

Fees and funding

Your time at university should be enjoyable, rewarding, and free of unnecessary stress. Planning your finances before you come to university can help to reduce financial concerns. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

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Funding your study

There is a range of financial support options available to support your studies, including the Aspire@Greenwich award for study resources that many full-time students will receive.

Discover more about grants, student loans, bursaries and scholarships. We also provide advice and support on budgeting, money management and financial hardship.

Financial support

Other costs

Information coming soon.

For any queries, please call 020 8331 9000.

Support and advice

Academic skills and study support

We want you to make the most of your time with us. You can access study skills support through your tutor, our subject librarians, and our online academic skills centre.

Where appropriate, we provide support in academic English and mathematics. If you need to use particular IT packages for a specific module, we provide training for this.

You can also participate in the Erasmus+ student exchange course to spend a year abroad. Benefit from international experience and develop proficiency in a European language.

Do you provide employability services?

Information coming soon.

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If you are a UK student or have settled/pre-settled status (EU) and you want to study full-time then you apply through the Universities and Colleges Admission Service (UCAS).

If you are a UK student or have settled/pre-settled status (EU) and you want to study part-time then you can apply directly via our online application form.

If you are from outside the UK, you can apply via UCAS, directly via our online application form or via one of our in-country representatives. If you require a student visa, you cannot study part-time at undergraduate level.