Solent University (Southampton)

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Solent University

Construction Management

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Course summary

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BSc (Hons) Construction Management scored 94% overall satisfaction for NSS 2019. Would you like a rewarding and challenging career in the construction industry? This professionally-accredited construction management degree takes an in-depth look at construction projects by focusing on themes of management, technology and professionalism. Graduates will be well-prepared for a range of construction careers. Solent’s Construction Management degree has been running for over 20 years. Led by qualified professionals with extensive industry experience, you’ll learn both the technology of building, as well as process management. You’ll get to grips with the economic aspects of a project and the industry’s legal framework, while extensive industry involvement ensures you experience the most up-to-date technology and management techniques available. You’ll develop valuable industry skills and gain first-hand experience on this practical and vocational degree. Employability is embedded into the course, and employers are regularly involved in the delivery and assessment of projects at all levels. Course content is regularly reviewed to meet industry and professional requirements, and covers emerging topics in the field of construction management to ensure your learning is right up to date. The curriculum has been designed to give you the skills required by employers in the industry. And by undertaking challenging live briefs you’ll develop your teamwork, project management, problem-solving, decision-making and negotiation skills. As a student on this course, you’ll also benefit from professional accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE). This means that the course meets the standards set by employers, and enables you to take steps towards gaining professional qualifications, even before you’ve graduated. This degree has been endorsed by and aligned with the CIOB educational framework, preparing you for a rewarding career in this fast-moving global industry. This course has a strong focus on employability, and has an excellent record of graduate employment. Course graduates have gone on to work at – and are directors of – local and national companies such as Evolution 5, Balfour Beatty, Bouygue and Drew Smith Construction, Barrett Homes, Drew Construction Group and Goddards (quantity surveyors). This course is well-suited to those who wish to pursue a career in the construction industry. The course focuses on the management of construction projects and will appeal to those who wish to work in construction project management, site management or quantity surveying upon graduation.

Course details

Modules

YEAR 1 - CORE MODULES Principles of Construction Management Technology of Buildings Construction Science Materials Construction Innovation Legal and Statutory Requirements Construction Practice YEAR 2 - CORE MODULES Economics and Financial Management Construction Management Technology of Complex Buildings Maintenance of Buildings and Services Sustainability YEAR 2 - OPTIONS (please note that not all options are guaranteed to run each year) Preconstruction Management OR Quantity Surveying Practice YEAR 3 - CORE MODULES Building Production & Value Engineering Contracts Management Project Evaluation and Development Research Project YEAR 3 - OPTIONS (please note that not all options are guaranteed to run each year) Strategic Construction Management Commercial Management

Assessment method

You’ll be assessed through a combination of practical and written exams, and coursework.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Institute of Building
  • Building Engineers, Chartered Association of

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
CM01
Institution code:
S30
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

• Direct entry to years 2 (Level 5) or 3 (Level 6) We welcome applications from students currently studying a Foundation Degree, DipHE, HNC, HND or modules of an undergraduate degree course at another university, who wish to enter directly into Years 2 or 3 of one of our undergraduate degree courses. • Level 5 (year 2) entry To directly enter the second year of this course you will need to show appropriate knowledge and experience. For example, you are an ideal candidate if you have 120 undergraduate credits at Level 4 or a CertHE in a related subject area. • Level 6 (year 3) entry To directly enter the third year of this course you need to show appropriate knowledge and experience. For example, you are an ideal candidate if you have 240 undergraduate credits (at Levels 4 and 5), a DipHE, Foundation Degree or HND in a related subject area.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each individual component.
TOEFL (iBT)8080 overall with a minimum 19 in each individual component.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
86%
Student satisfaction
85%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £13260 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria. Check out our bursaries and scholarships pages to find out more.

Construction Management at Solent University (Southampton) - UCAS