The construction industry continues to remain a strong sector in the UK economy. If you are looking for a career in this field our degree will give you the skills and knowledge to help you succeed in the management of projects of all sizes. Our construction management degree will prepare you for professional practice – covering everything from traditional and modern construction techniques, project management and health and safety through to sustainability, client management, defects and deterioration, and law. You will learn how to manage a construction site giving you the confidence to practice upon completion of the course. The course: Is affiliated to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) for the Associate route to membership can be studied full-time or part-time offers advanced entry for those with relevant HNC or professional qualifications This course is also available to study with a foundation year BSc (Hons) Construction Management (four years including foundation year) UCAS Code: 18R7 *Subject to Validation. The University reviews its courses on a regular basis to ensure that they reflect the needs of students and employers. To do this we have a schedule for approving new programmes and updating existing ones. Some are awaiting their turn in the approval cycle and are shown as 'subject to validation'. As soon as the award is validated, details will be amended automatically. For those courses listed as subject to validation, please contact the Admissions Office on 01978 293439 for further information. Once a programme that you have applied for is validated, details will be communicated to you. If you are not happy with the changes made and wish to withdraw your choice, the University will assist you in finding an alternative programme.
YEAR 1 (LEVEL 4) Design Technology 1 Construction Management 1 Construction Technology 1 Sustainable Construction Quantity Surveying Practice 1 Science and Materials YEAR 2 (LEVEL 5) Planning and Building Regulations Construction Site Management (Including Work-based Learning) Construction Technology 2 Digital Technologies in Surveying Procurement and Contract Practice YEAR 3 (LEVEL 6) Inter-professional Studies Construction Management 3 : Industrial Practice Construction Technology 3 Commercial Management Project Management Technologies and BIM Individual Research Project The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.
Assessment strategies tend to be module based but with integrated themes wherever practicable. Jointly taught modules are organised so that students are assessed within the context of their individual programme of study. Assessment materials (assignment briefs etc.) are prepared to meet the needs of the Module and presented to students at interactive briefing sessions. Submitted elements and complete work is assessed and feedback provided to students. At regular tutorials and seminars group and individual progress is discussed as part of the strategy of on-going feedback during the course. Other features of assessment practice reflect development of professional and subject skills often using scenario based simulated work experience situations led by design projects requiring creative solutions and including reports that are presented or discussed individually with the ‘clients’. Traditional exams do not feature as a form of assessment. Forms of assessment that feature widely across the programme include essays, report writing, formal individual / group presentations, seminar presentations, scenario based time controlled tasks, practical tasks and individual research carried out in preparation for case study review and analysis.
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|