London South Bank University
Key Course Facts
Traditionally reserved as a part time course the Higher National Certificate in Construction is now available as a one year full time programme. As a qualification that is recognised by industry full time students would attain the HNC after one year and then be able to gain advanced entry on to the relevant degree subject to grades. This is particularly useful for applicants that wish to gain an industry recognised qualification after one year of study and for applicants who may not meet the full criteria for the BSc (Hons) programmes. Applications may also be considered from those with significant relevant industrial experience.
What You Will Learn
Programme content: As a student of Construction, HNC you will study the following course modules.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Construction, HNC, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Tuition Fees Construction HNC
|England UK||£9250||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||year 1|
Additional fee information
Average student cost of living in London
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
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About London South Bank University
Established in Central London in 1892, London South Bank University (LSBU) offers a learning experience where students receive tuition only from professionals and specialists with extensive working experience in their fields, outside of the academic setting. The campus’ location and LSBU’s strong employment statistics go hand-in-hand, as the majority of learners are able to find work placements or even full-time employment through the Employability Service office on-site. Living in their residence halls provides the most social experience, but living off-campus is also a viable option thanks to the extensive public transport options nearby.
Student composition of London South Bank University
Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Professional Skills for Construction CertHE||University of Wales||-||-||10%||£9000||£13500||-||Cardiff||On campus Full-time|
|Construction HNC||City College Plymouth||-||-||10%||£3700||-||-||Plymouth||On campus Part-time|
|Construction Technology HNC||Wrexham Glyndwr University||-||-||10%||£4500||-||-||Wrexham||On campus Part-time|
|Construction HNC||Chichester College||-||-||10%||£3250||-||-||Chichester||On campus Part-time|
|Construction HNC||Trafford College||-||-||10%||£6995||-||-||Altrincham||On campus Part-time|
|Construction HNC||London South Bank University||-||-||10%||£9250||-||-||London||On campus Full-time|
|Construction Part Time HNC||Wirral Met College||-||-||10%||£2995||-||-||Birkenhead||On campus Part-time|
|Construction HND||South & City College Birmingham||-||-||10%||£6165||-||-||Birmingham||On campus Full-time|
|Construction (Conversion) HND||Doncaster College and University Centre||-||-||10%||£7400||-||-||Doncaster||On campus Part-time|
|Sustainable Construction HNC||Nelson and Colne College||-||-||-||£8250||-||-||Nelson||On campus Part-time|