This one year full-time or two year part-time course is for those who wish to top up a Higher National Diploma or Foundation degree in the Built Environment to a BSc (Hons) in Construction Management. The programme is designed to embrace a broad spectrum of management activities and provide study that is both academically rigorous and provides specific professional expertise in Construction Management, such that graduates may play a leading proactive role within the Construction industry. The programme has been designed to enhance understanding of the principles and concepts of Construction Management, whilst at the same time developing your abilities to be innovative and creative in solving unique problems. It aims to deepen your knowledge and develop the ability to apply skills acquired from subjects previously studied at HND or Foundation degree level. There will be advancement in management specialisations such as Cost Management, Human Relations, Organisational Structures, Contract Law, Sustainability and the Environment, leading to BSc (Hons) in Construction Management. The programme seeks to fulfil the educational requirements for membership of an appropriate professional body and to enhance your employment opportunities in many sectors of the Construction industry. You can expect to go on to a career as a Higher Technician in a variety of construction-related professions including: Architectural Practice, Construction and Building Management, Project Management, Building Surveying or Quantity Surveying. Alternatively, you may wish to continue your studies to Master's level.
The course comprises six mandatory core modules: Construction Technology, Environmental Practice and Sustainability; Research Methods; Construction Management in Practice; Financial Management and Economics; Dissertation; Contract Administration and Law.
In addition to lectures, seminars and tutorial sessions, research study work will form the basis of your learning programme. The emphasis is on developing your ability to understand the demands of working as a professional; this is achieved through a student focused approach to develop your understanding and your research, critical and evaluative skills. Learning methods include: research, lectures, case studies, seminars, guest speakers and interactive approaches such as Moodle. The teaching methods used on the course are a blend of lectures, research work, group work, tutorial and directed study. A variety of assessment methods are used including: coursework, essays, reports, project work and examinations.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
All full-time students are expected to join the Chartered Institute Of Building or Association of Building Engineers as student members.
Additional entry requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8750||Year 1|