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HND in Construction Management

On this course, you'll develop the industry knowledge and core skills needed to successfully manage complex projects, as well as construction site teams and operations.

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Course Overview

The Higher National Diploma (HND) in Construction Management course will put you on track to reaching your career goals within the global construction sector. The course has been designed to develop your specialist skills and knowledge using a range of projects and assignments with real-life, authentic contexts.

Your lecturers' extensive industry experience means they are qualified and ready to guide you through this practical and hands-on construction management diploma course. Their experience combined with the excellent course content will transform you into the professional that top employers in the construction industry are looking for.

The construction industry is a very practicaland technical environment, and teaching and learning on the course reflects this. You will learn from real life examples, work-related learning, practical sessions, site inspections and expert guest speakers from the sector – all of which brings learning to life and makes for a dynamic student experience.

Upon graduation from the HND, you'll be ready to start your career at a more senior level in the construction industry or continue your studies with an undergraduate degree.

Intakes
September, January, March, June

Duration
2 year

Awarding Institution
Pearson

Delivery
Weekdays/weekends/evenings

Locations
Dubai

Fees
AED 40,000
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What will you achieve?

With the hands-on, practical approach to learning on the construction management certificate and diploma courses, you will graduate with more than just a qualification. You'll have gained specific specialist knowledge alongside key workplace skills such as team management, research and analysis, flexibility, and working cooperatively with others.

Career opportunities

If you're thinking of a career in the ever-expanding construction industry, then our Certificate (HNC) or Diploma in Construction Management (HND) is the course for you.

Employers will be impressed by your specialist skills and knowledge, gained from this hands-on and practical course. You'll have a bright future in construction ahead of you with this globally-recognised HNC/HND qualification.

The course leads to exciting career paths in areas such as:

  • civil engineering
  • building services engineering
  • quantity surveying
  • construction management
  • architectural technology
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This course includes or offers the following modules.

Year 1

  • Construction technology
  • Construction practice and management
  • Legal and statutory responsibilities in construction
  • Construction information (drawing, detailing, specification)
  • Legal and statutory responsibilities in construction
  • Surveying, measuring and setting-out
  • Building information modelling
  • Principles of public health engineering
  • Individual project (Pearson-set)

Year 2

  • Contracts and management
  • Environmental assessment and monitoring
  • Project management
  • Management for complex buildings projects
  • Alternative methods of construction
  • Personal professional development
  • Group project (Pearson-set) (30 Credits)

There are no formal examinations for this course. Assessments are undertaken in various ways:

  • presentation
  • writing an assignment
  • analysing a case study
  • completing a portfolio of evidence
  • writing reports

You will be required to work in your own time to complete research, homework tasks or group work. Self-study is vital to your success on this course and lecturers will give you guidance on how best to approach this throughout the study period.

Academic requirements

Academic entry requirements vary from country to country. For academic requirements by country, contact us.

English requirements

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
  • PTE Academic 51 overall
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 (minimum 5.0 in each band)
  • TOEFL Internet-based 65 (15 in listening & writing, 18 in speaking and 18 in reading)

International Universities exempt native speakers of English from the UK, the United States, Canada, England, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand from English language test requirements.

If you would like to improve your English before joining your course, please contact our colleagues at English Path Dubai. They have a range of English courses that suit all needs and levels.

This course includes or offers the following modules.

Year 1

  • Construction technology
  • Construction practice and management
  • Legal and statutory responsibilities in construction
  • Construction information (drawing, detailing, specification)
  • Legal and statutory responsibilities in construction
  • Surveying, measuring and setting-out
  • Building information modelling
  • Principles of public health engineering
  • Individual project (Pearson-set)

Year 2

  • Contracts and management
  • Environmental assessment and monitoring
  • Project management
  • Management for complex buildings projects
  • Alternative methods of construction
  • Personal professional development
  • Group project (Pearson-set) (30 Credits)

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