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Course summary

Ensuring that a building project runs smoothly, with enough materials, equipment, workers and money to deliver it, is a huge task. So, too, is monitoring construction quality and progress. This course will give you the knowledge and contacts to take on that kind of responsibility. You'll learn a broad range of skills in your first year, sharing modules with Civil Engineering and Surveying. Later you can choose to specialise in specific construction management disciplines. There are so many aspects to construction management - sorting out resources, materials and labour, planning transport routes. It's all about what we call 'supply chain management'. You have to make sure everything runs efficiently - and that means a lot of work in many different areas. You need to have good interpersonal skills and be comfortable working as part of a large team. And you have to keep in mind your client's requirements at all times. This course will help you learn how to juggle all these responsibilities successfully.

Modules

Year 1: Mental Wealth; Professional Life 1 (Core), The Built Environment (Core), Construction Technology (Core), Land and Construction Surveying (Core), Analytical Skills in Built Environment (Core), Building Science and Materials (Core) Year 2: Mental Wealth; Professional Life 2 (Core), Contract Procedures (Core), Construction Planning and Production (Core), Measurement (Core), Advanced Sustainable Technology (Core), Tendering, Estimating and Cost Control (Core), Optional Placement (Optional) Year 3: Mental Wealth; Professional Life 3 (Core), Capstone Project (Core), Project Management (Core), Advanced Construction Technology and Innovation (Core), Quantity Surveying Practice (Core) For more information about individual modules, please visit our course pages via the link below.

Assessment method

We'll assess you with a mixture of coursework and exams. Coursework includes essays, research reports, group and seminar presentations and a final-year project. Most of the assessment in your first year is by coursework and we'll give you as much feedback as possible. The balance of coursework and exams in year two will depend on your optional choices. In your third year, part of your assessment will be based on your final research project and the rest will be a mixture of coursework and exams. Feedback is provided within 15 working days in line with UEL's assessment and feedback policy.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
K221
Institution code:
E28
Campus name:
Docklands Campus
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

For detailed information on entry requirements for our courses, please see the individual course pages. We consider a range of UK and worldwide qualifications at the appropriate level and also take relevant work experience into account when considering an application. Many courses have a Foundation Year option for those students whose qualifications do not meet the BA or BSc entry requirements. Applicants should have, or be working towards, grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent Level 2 qualification such as Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics or Key Skills Level 2 in Application of Number and Communication) Entry requirements are intended only as a guide for applicants. They are not a guarantee of an offer, nor of the conditions that may apply. When making a decision on your academic suitability, we will make an assessment of you as an individual and will use information other than qualifications; which may include predicted grades, performance at Level 2, relevant work experience, previous study at degree level, personal statement, references and any portfolio, written test or interview, to make our decision. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Applicant Relations Team from Monday to Friday (9am–5pm) on +44 (0) 20 8223 3333 or https://uel.ac.uk/about/contact-us


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
75%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £13920 Year 1
International £13920 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Construction Management at University of East London - UCAS