Comments about Architectural Design, HND-HNC - At the institution - Greenwich - Greater London
This programme is designed to provide students with a high level of understanding of the design, function, construction and statutory requirements for buildings of all classes, and to prepare them for more advanced employment within the construction industry.
Entry requirements Standard university entry requirements apply BTEC National Certificate/Diploma in construction or civil engineering, AVCE (AGNVQ) in construction and the built environment, or one or more relevant HNC or A-level passes. Equivalent qualifications and/or work experience for mature candidates will be considered
Architectural Design, HND/HNC
The programme consists of a combination of core courses and optional courses which provide appropriate training in each case for technicians employed in architecture, building surveying, building control, building management or quantity surveying. The courses have been designed to include a significant practical element. Enrolment for the programme entitles students to become student members of the Chartered Institute of Building.
It is also recognised nationally and internationally by employers within the construction industry and may give access to a wide range of employment options such as architecture, construction, estate management and surveying.
-Construction Technology and Environmental Design
-Construction Technology and Materials
-Project Evaluation and Design
-Building Law and Contract Administration
-Assessment and Management of Risk
Three options from:
-Tendering and Estimating
-Quantity Surveying Practice and Management
-Building Design and Maintenance Studies
-Building Conversions and Adaptations
-Construction Economics and Finance
-Site Engineering and Surveying
-Innovative Construction and Design
-IT in Property and Construction
Opportunities exist in architecture, construction and estate management, as well as surveying. The programme also provides direct entry to the second and final years of related degrees