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HNC Civil Engineering

Solent University

24 months
4250 GBP/year
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Currently employed in the construction industry? Want to further your career in civil engineering? The HNC Civil Engineering programme at Solent University will help prepare you for a range of higher technician roles. 


The HNC Civil Engineering programme at Solent University is delivered with flexibility at its core, making it easy to fit around your current employment.

During the course, students will be introduced to key principles in the fields of numeracy, materials, mechanics, construction technology, and health and safety. As the course progresses, learning will focus on the more specialised areas of surveying, geotechnics, and structural analysis.

To aid learning and help build essential hands-on skills, some modules of the course are supported by practical work and field exercises. This strong emphasis on practical learning has meant the course has been able to maintain a high graduate success rate and offer enhanced career development. This course will develop your vocational skills, including research, analysis, planning and organisation, to supplement your proficiency.

Career Opportunities

As a part-time student you are generally expected to already be employed within the construction industry. 

The course's industry focus and practical emphasis is intended to develop your professionalism and maximise your employment opportunities. 

Upon completion of this course, students can go onto our Developing the Skills and Preparing for ICE Technician Membership professional short course.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics for Civil Engineering
  • Civil Engineering Materials and Soil Mechanics
  • Civil Engineering Construction Technology 
  • Civil Engineering Surveying
  • Structural Analysis and Design
  • Management of Civil Engineering Projects 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 16 points minimum from either 6-unit or 3-unit awards
  • plus GCSE/O Level grade 4 (previously grade C) or above to include English and Maths
  • or BTEC/Edexcel Advanced GNVQ
  • or National Certificate Diploma in a Building/Construction related discipline
  • or relevant Access course
  • or other  qualifications which are considered to be equivalent of the above.
  • Applications from mature students and non-standard applicants may also be considered


  • Approx. Cost £170
  • Undergraduate 80 (min. 19 in each component)

 Pearson Versant;

  • Approx. Cost £40-50
  • Undergraduate 56 (51 in each component)

   IELTS Indicator

  • Approx. Cost $145
  • Undergraduate 6.0 (5.5 in each component)


  •  Approx. Cost $49/£40
  • Undergraduate Overall 100

Tuition Fee

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    4250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4250 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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