Construction Management


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Why HND Construction Management?

This course prepares effective project managers, site managers, health and safety managers and facility managers for smooth function of construction, maintenance and operation activities. The primary focus of this discipline is on good practices, management skills for site operations, maintenance, projects, building regulations and statutory responsibilities. Companies like CBRE, JLL, Knight Frank are always looking for management professionals with major in construction.

Brief Overview of the Program

BTEC (Business & Technology Education Council - UK) Higher National Diploma (HND) in Construction Management is a work-related (job specific) qualification for students who desire to take their first steps into employment or are looking to gain a lateral entry into Construction Management degree programs offered by Universities in the US, Canada, the UK, Europe and Australia. There are more than 1,000 university campuses in 100 countries that provide lateral admission for the final year of a Construction Management Degree Program.

BTEC HND in Construction Management at Cornerstone offers guaranteed progression/lateral entry/advanced entry onto year 3 of a degree program offered by our partner universities abroad; arrangement is in place with the University of Hertfordshire in the UK.

Other countries which house universities that offer advanced entry upon completion of HND qualifications include USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Germany, Netherlands, Mauritius, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, UAE, Japan, Czech Republic, South Africa, France, and Sweden.

Cornerstone’s BTEC HND in Construction Management was created in collaboration with a broad range of organizations such as Cundall International, Vinci Construction, Arup and Autodesk and higher education providers such as UCL, London South Bank University as well as subject experts from Leeds College of Building, to ensure that it meets their needs and expectations.


Course Name
HND Construction Management
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Course Duration
First 2 years at Cornerstone + Next 2 years abroad at any one of our partner Universities –Leeds Beckett University (via Pearson, UK), University of Coventry, UK ( via Pearson, UK), University of Portsmouth, UK (via Pearson, UK), Heriot Watt University, UK (via Pearson, UK)


Our module includes management techniques for construction practice, legal and statutory responsibilities for the construction industry. Contracts and management, project management, management for complex building, transport systems in the building, tender and procurement, principles of refurbishment, maintenance and operations, personal, professional development, principles of electrical design and installation, site supervision and operation and construction data management.


A successful completion of our two year HND module is just the beginning.




  • You are equipped with both vocational and academic skills.

  • 60% lesser spend and guaranteed lateral entry into our partnering foreign universities

  • Dual certification –HND from Pearson, UK and a Degree award from the University you choose to study the final year

  • Opportunity to skilled employment while studying abroad

  • Better chance of entry into top universities in the world upon scoring good grades in BTEC HND

  • Practical and hands-on approach with industry connections, internship and on the job training

  • Evaluation system based on case study, work-based project, presentations, reports, planning documents, design documents, machine operating, Portfolios, production of artifacts, work log books and witness statements by employers

  • No exams and memorizing


  • HND Construction Management program is aligned and developed in consultation with professional bodies in the UK such as Chartered Institute of Building and Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers.

  • Aligned to the academic requirements for Engineering Council Engineering Technician Standards (EngTech)

  • Incorporated Engineer status and professional membership with professional bodies, upon successful completion of a final year of a degree program with any of our partner universities

  • Pathway to Chartered Engineering status with Engineering Council in the UK.

  • Degree earned from our partner universities are recognized in India, USA, Canada, Ireland, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand under Washington Accord