Liverpool John Moores University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Construction and Property

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Course summary

This HNC course offers a combination of core modules and option modules; students select an option module to suit specific interests and career aspirations. All HNC students will study the following core subject areas:

  • Built Environment Practice
  • Construction Technology
  • Design and Environmental Procedures
  • Cross-discipline Integrative Project
  • Built Environment Law, Health and Safety
Towards the end of semester one students then select one discipline specific option module, completed during semester two. The option modules are tailored to provide the students with the knowledge required to progress to their chosen degree pathway, as follows: Construction Pathway Students will complete an option module in Construction Management Practice to facilitate progression to BSc (Hons) Construction Management degree. This degree is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Builders (CIOB) and will lead to a varied career in the industry where you will be concerned with the cost and production requirements of buildings within a framework of construction site management and health and safety legislation. Quantity Surveying Pathway Students will complete an option module in Measurement and Costing to facilitate progression to BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying degree. This degree is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and will lead directly to a career as a quantity surveyor where you will working with clients, contractors or professional practices on construction projects in UK and further afield. Building Surveying / Architectural Technology Pathway Students will complete an option module in Design and Specification to facilitate progression to either BSc (Hons) Building Surveying or BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology degree. Building Surveying degree is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and will lead directly to a career as a building surveyor where you will be inspecting and surveying existing buildings and providing advice on building defects and specification of remedial work. The Architectural Technology degree is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) and will lead directly to a career as an architectural technologist where you will combine an aptitude for design with technical knowledge and IT skills to produce detailed design proposals and architectural drawings. Real Estate Pathway Students will complete an option module in Valuation to facilitate progression to BSc (Hons) Real Estate degree. This degree is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and will lead directly to a career in real estate management and business where you gain employment across a wide range of property based organisations including local surveying practices, property developers and multinational companies managing property portfolios. Architectural Engineering Pathway On this pathway students will complete option modules in Engineering Principles and Building Engineering Maths to facilitate progression to B.Eng Architectural Engineering (with the possibility of also progressing to M.Eng). This degree is accredited by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and will to a career in the architectural and building services engineering sector where you work on the design, installation and maintenance of sustainable engineering systems for buildings.

Course details

Modules

Please visit the Liverpool John Moores University website for detailed module information.

Assessment method

Assessment varies depending on the modules you choose. All students perform differently depending on how they are assessed, which is why we use a combination of assessment methods. These include exams (open and closed book), coursework (projects, technical reports, reviews etc), presentations (individual and group) and practical assessments for fieldwork. Your tutors will give prompt and constructive feedback via Canvas (our virtual learning environment), face-to-face or in writing. This will help you to identify your strengths as well as the areas where you may need to put in more work.


How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must have obtained grade 4 or grade C or above in English Language and Mathematics GCSE or - • Key Skills Level 2 in English/ Maths • NVQ Level 2 Functional skills in Maths and English Writing and or Reading • Skills for Life Level 2 in Numeracy/English


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

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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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

All figures are subject to yearly increases. Tuition fees are subject to parliamentary approval. The above fees are for 2021/22. Fees for 2022/23 are to be provided.
Construction and Property at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS