Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering)

Overview

The purpose of Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the construction and the built environment sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualifications aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them.

Learning Objectives

  • To equip students with construction and the built environment skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global construction and the built environment sector.
  • To provide education and training for a range of careers in construction and the built environment, including civil engineering, building services engineering, quantity surveying, construction management, and architectural technology.
  • To provide students with an understanding of the way technologies are transforming the industries of construction and the built environment, and prepare them to work with these technologies.
  • To provide insight and understanding into diversity of roles with construction and the built environment, recognising the importance of collaboration at all levels.
  • To equip students with knowledge and understanding of culturally diverse organisations, cross-cultural issues, diversity and values.
  • To provide opportunities for students to enter or progress in employment in construction and the built environment, or progress to higher education qualifications; such as an Honours degree in Construction and The Built Environment or a related area.
  • To provide opportunities for students to develop the skills, techniques and personal attributes essential for successful working lives.
  • To support students to understand the local, regional and global context of construction and the built environment and, for those students with a global outlook, to aspire to international career pathways.
  • To provide students with opportunities to address contemporary issues facing the industry, and society at large; with particular emphasis on sustainability and the environment, recognising the role that construction and the built environment plays in addressing these issues.
  • To provide opportunities for students to achieve a nationally-recognised professional qualification within their chosen area of specialisation.
  • To provide opportunities for students to achieve vendor accredited certifications
  • To offer students the chance of career progression in their chosen field, with particular emphasis on achieving management-level positions, professional recognition and beyond.
  • To allow flexibility of study and to meet local or specialist needs.
  • To offer a balance between employability skills and the knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations.
  • To provide students with opportunities to engage in an industry-recognised apprenticeship scheme that aligns with their employer’s needs and their own career aspirations.
  • To provide students with the context in which to consider professional ethics and their relation to personal, professional and statutory responsibilities within the industry.

Course Duration

Full Time: 15 Months (3 hours per day X 5 days a week)

Part Time: 21 Months (3 hours per day X 3 days a week)

Modules

  1. Civil Engineering Technology
  2. Advanced Surveying & Measurement
  3. Construction Technology
  4. Further Mathematics for Construction
  5. Science & Materials
  6. Geotechnics & Soil Mechanics
  7. Construction Practice and Management
  8. Advanced Structural Design
  9. Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification)
  10. Alternative Methods of Construction
  11. Mathematics for Construction
  12. Transport Systems in Buildings
  13. Principles of Structural Design
  14. Group Project (Pearson-set)
  15. Individual Project (Pearson-set)

Entry Requirements

Local Student Admission

Admission Requirements

  • Singaporean students with at least 18 years of age; one GCE ‘A’ Level subject in Mathematics or Science subject or successful completion of a recognised Access or Foundation programme in relevant Engineering field or IB Diploma, Pearson BTEC Level 3 90-credit Diploma in Engineering and relevant Engineering Diplomas and other equivalent qualifications; or
  • Mature candidates over 30 year of age and at least 8 years of relevant working experience but who do not possess the required qualifications may also be considered.

International Student Admission

Admission Requirements

Foreign students with at least 18 years of age; successful completion of High School 12 Grade (12 years of formal education) OR GCE ‘A’ level equivalent plus IELTS score of at least 5.50 (or equivalent) or have reached a level of competence equivalent to a TOEFL score of 500 or successful completion of a recognised Access or Foundation programme.

  • Students who have successfully completed 2 years of full-time study conducted in English medium may satisfy the English Language requirement; or
  • Students who do not meet the above requirements are required to pass TEG English Language Entry Test which is the equivalence to IELTS 5.5.

 

Programme Fee

Local Student

Application Fee: S$107

Full-time Programme (Local Admissions)

Course Fee*: S$12,800

Assessment Fee*: S$750

Course Material Fee*: S$250

Medical Insurance*: S$100

Part-time Programme

Course Fee*: S$10,240

Assessment Fee*: S$750

Course Material Fee*: S$250

Medical Insurance*: S$100

Singaporean/ PR are entitled fee discount for the programmes. Please contact our Sales & Marketing consultant for more information.

Financial Aid / Available Grants

International Student

Application Fee: S$139.10

Full-time Programme

Course Fee*: S$12,800

Assessment Fee*: S$750

Course Material Fee*: S$250

Medical Insurance*: S$100

International students can enjoy fee discount for certain programmes. Please contact our Sales & Marketing consultant for more information.

* All fees are exclusive of 7% GST & 3% FPS and may be subject to change.
*The above does not include Miscellaneous Fees, which refer to any non-compulsory and non-standard fees which the student will pay only when necessary or applicable. Such fees are normally collected on an ad-hoc basis by the PEI when the need arises.


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