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HNCConstruction Management Practice

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Starting in2024
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Why study a construction management practice HNC at Solent University

Gain the effective site-management and problem solving skills to kick-start a career in construction management.

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    university in the UK for low carbon emissions (THE 2023)
  • Our academics have extensive industry experience gained during time spent in various construction roles.
  • Study this HNC part-time, making it easy to fit around your current employment.
  • Learn from real-life case studies and collaborate on multidisciplinary projects with students from other built environment courses, just as you would in the workplace.
  • Use a range of specialist facilities, including construction laboratories, a dedicated drawing studio and a range of levelling/surveying equipment (total stations).
  • Benefit from site visits, as well as guest lectures delivered by directors of local and national construction companies and representatives from government bodies.

Course overview

This course supports you to develop the knowledge and skills required to start a career in the construction industry at supervisory level.

Problem solving skills, professional communication, and use of industry standard equipment and software are embedded throughout, ensuring you are well prepared for your future career upon graduation. 

Throughout the course you'll study a range of exciting modules including; Technology of Buildings and Innovating the Construction Project, whilst benefiting from studying in our industry-standard facilities including the state-of-the-art teaching and learning building, The Spark, and the Construction Materials Lab. 

To enable you to put what you learn into context, the course has close links with the industry. This has meant that students have had the opportunity to work on live project briefs and visit a number of active sites to interact with the construction project team. Academics also regularly draw on their vast industry experience throughout their teaching, enabling you to learn from real-life scenarios. 

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Course features

  • Specialist facilities

    This course has access to specialist facilities

Who is this course for?

HTQ courses are designed to be work-oriented courses that create learners who are work-ready and can take on highly skilled jobs. This course is primarily aimed at those who are interested in the day to day practicalities of managing works packages on a development, or smaller projects on their own and are looking to develop their career.  

What does this course lead to?

This course is ideal if you are working in the construction industry and are looking to further your career. With opportunities to study alongside other professionals on a part-time basis, this construction management programme will support you as you develop your knowledge and build the practical skills required for advanced industry roles.

Meet the team

The University cannot guarantee any particular members of staff will teach specific aspects of the course in the future, but will endeavour to ensure the teaching team maintains their balance of experience and qualifications.


Students benefit from free access to a range of industry standard facilities. These include a dedicated drawing studio, two dedicated construction laboratories, a wide range of levelling and surveying equipment and professional software packages.

Our vibrant campus brings state-of-the-art facilities to enhance your learning and elevate your student experience. Our award-winning teaching building, The Spark is centred around students and offers a stimulating study environment with flexible learning spaces. Away from studying, why not try out the gyms, fitness studios and sports halls in our £28 million Sports Complex, or watch a blockbuster film at our student-run cinema with Dolby Atmos audio.

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