Cambridge Regional College

Foundation Degree in Construction Management Cambridge Regional College Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

TEF Bronze

Cambridge Regional College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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This is a part time/day release course over 3 years of study. To gain the qualification 15 units need to be completed and 240 credits need to be achieved. This Degree is designed for those students with level 3 qualifications (such as BTEC or A level) and mature Learners (25+). The aims of the Foundation Degree awards in the Construction area are:

• To provide students with language, knowledge and practical skills demanded by their mode of employment and seek to make interconnections between the academic and industrial worlds.
• To develop students' ability to select and use appropriate procedures, systems and techniques within the Built Environment.
• To enable students to solve technical, economic and organisational problems in the context of the Built Environment.
• To encourage students to communicate effectively in spoken, written and graphical forms and be able to present complex concepts to clients and other groups of people, connected with the construction industry.
• To encourage students to show high levels of motivation, initiative, flexibility, self-reliance and the ability to establish priorities so that objectives can be realised in diverse and rapidly changing construction related environments.
• To stimulate a sense of enquiry and reflective self-analysis to serve as a basis for continuing professional development.

Course details


This course is made up of the following units:

Year 1 -
Elements of Construction Design
IT and Communication
Elementary Survey Skills
Building Technology

Year 2 -
The Built Environment Work Sector
Introduction to Civil Law and Legislation
Work Based Learning A in the built environment
Construction Economics
Work Related Learning and the Built Environment
Site Management and Safety

Year 3 -
Work Based Learning B in the Built Environment
Construction Resource Management
Advanced Construction Technology
Construction Planning and Programming
Environmental Building Performance

Please note - units are subject to change.

Assessment method

All units will be internally assessed using predominantly coursework, short tests, assignments, etc. Work will be graded according to the following calibration.

A = 70% or more
B = 60% - 69%
C = 50% - 59%
D = 40% - 49%
E = 35% - 39%
U = 34% and under

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level One A Level, supported by passes at Grade 4 (C) or above in four other subjects at GCSE
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma, Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma
Access to HE Diploma An accredited Access certificated

Employment as a trainee in the professional/technical areas of construction

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £3,995 Year 1
England £3,995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £3,995 Year 1
Scotland £3,995 Year 1
Wales £3,995 Year 1

Additional fee information

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

Provider information

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Cambridge Regional College
King Hedges Road

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