This is a Connected Degree Portsmouth is the only University in the UK with the flexibility to choose when to do an optional paid placement or self-employed year. Either take a placement in your third year, or finish your studies first and complete a placement in your fourth year. You can decide if and when to take a placement after you've started your course. Overview Build your leadership potential in the construction industry with management skills that encompass the full process of construction, from financial planning and technical possibilities to safety on site, personnel management and sustainability of your structures. On this BSc (Hons) Construction Management degree course, you'll develop the skills you need to manage innovative projects and teams that contribute to the built environment and to best practice in the construction industry. You'll visit potential future workplace environments and apply your knowledge to practical scenarios from real companies, working through development proposals and examining the suitability of suggested designs, simulating the responsibilities required of a successful construction manager. Graduate with the technological, interpersonal and management skills you need to launch into a career in this rapidly changing field. Course highlights
- Focus on new construction technologies that offer new solutions to building site challenges.
- Become confident in key theories and principles that contribute to construction practice, through practical work on field studies and labs in areas including measurement, materials and site surveying
- Develop your understanding of financial methods and managerial logistics, from health and welfare to procurement, delivery and safe disposal of site waste.
- Have the option to study modules that match your interests and career ambitions such as practical diving and underwater engineering, sustainability, heritage property and applied building information modelling (BIM)
- Benefit from the expertise of our Industrial Advisory Committee, a network of construction organisations and senior practitioners who inform your modules and offer placement opportunities
- Have the opportunity to take a work placement year abroad
- project management
- site engineering
- site management
- Balfour Beatty
- Ministry of Defence
- Peter Marsh Consulting
- Multiplex Construction Limited
- British Army
- civil engineering contractor
- construction engineer
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
We welcome applications for advanced entry. If you’d like to apply for advanced entry, you need to select the required year when you complete your UCAS application.
English language requirements
|English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.
|Cambridge English Advanced
|Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) taken after January 2015. An overall score of 169 with no component score less than 162.
|79 with a minimum of 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing.
|An overall score of 54 with a minimum of 51 in each skill.
|Cambridge English Proficiency
|Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) taken after January 2015. An overall score of 169 with no component score less than 162.
|Trinity College Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level III with a Pass in all 4 components
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland