Aston University, Birmingham

Construction Project Management Aston University, Birmingham Degree level: Undergraduate

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Our BSc Construction Project Management course is offered as either a three or four year course with integrated placement year. We will provide you with the technical knowledge of materials and building processes, an understanding of logistics and planning together with management and financial skills necessary for a challenging career in the construction industry.

The skills necessary for the commercial manager and quantity surveyor to play an integral part in finance, planning and operation of major construction projects are developed during this degree. After the first year your studies will centre on finance, resource management and logistics, together with the necessary knowledge of the construction process. This breadth will give you a skills and knowledge base for a career in construction project management.

There is always a demand for competent construction and project managers. When you graduate you will possess the necessary skills to work for civil engineering contractors, building and project management companies, local government and in the service industries. The management, transferable and technical skills developed during your studies will also be attractive to other professions and there is significant potential for successful careers in such diverse fields as finance, logistics and general management.

Key course benefits:

  • Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)

  • This subject at Aston is ranked 7th in the UK in the university subject tables ( Complete University Guide, 2018)

  • Aston Architecture, Building & Planning graduates go on to earn £2,500 more than the sector average three years after graduation (LEO, 2017)

  • Our placement year offers you the opportunity to gain valuable experience and set your studies in the context of a working environment, designed to boost your future employment prospects.

Course details

Modules

We employ a wide variety of teaching and learning styles on our degrees, and we place particular emphasis on project based learning and hands on experience. Visiting lecturers from the construction industry bring real life experience to your learning. Assessment is through a combination of project work, case studies, practical reports and coursework (approx. 50%), and exams (approx. 50%). Your final degree classification is not only based on your final year studies, but also on your second, and if relevant, your sandwich year.


How to apply

Application deadlines

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15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level BBC - CCC INCLUDING A SCIENCE OR TECHNICAL SUBJECT:
BCC: including a science or technical subject - Standard offer
CCC: If the student is also presenting either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) grade B
CCC: Contextual offer (more details https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/contextual-offer)

ANY SUBJECTS:
BBC: Standard offer
BCC: If the student is also presenting either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) grade B
BCC: Contextual offer (more details https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/contextual-offer)
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM in Construction and Built Environment or Building Services Engineering preferred but not essential.

For other BTEC combinations please check Aston's website.
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
Access Level 3 in science or technical subject preferred but not essential.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Mathematics grade B/5 (if level 3 competed not in the preferred subjects) or grade C/4 (if level 3 competed in the preferred subjects) and English Language grade C/4.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 29 - 28 points 29 overall with 5, 5, 4 in Higher Level subjects if no science or technical subject studied.

or 28 overall points with 5, 4, 4 in Higher Level subjects including a science or technical subject.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £19,400 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Sandwich courses the placement fee is £1250 for Home/EU students and £2,500 for International students. * Please note that the tuition fees stated are for 2020 entry. 2021 tuition fees are subject to approval and will be published on this website at the earliest opportunity ** International Students: Tuition fees for international students are reviewed annually and may increase in subsequent years in line with inflation linked to the Retail Price Index (RPI) to take account of the University’s increased costs of delivering the Programme. When undertaking a placement year a placement year fee applies.

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Aston University, Birmingham
Aston Triangle
Birmingham
B4 7ET


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