BSc (Hons) Construction Management (part-time)

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BSc (Hons) Construction Management (part-time)

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at those individuals who wish to pursue a professional career and/or a Higher Technician level career within the Construction Industry and covers many construction career pathways but specifically in construction management.

The course seeks to provide you with the breadth of technical and managerial expertise in construction, and an up-to-date knowledge in legislation and regulations.  The course intends to provide forefront education for our graduates to face exciting and demanding challenges as leaders of a multi-disciplinary project team, and also provides the opportunity to use modern equipment within a well-resourced environment.  The knowledge gained enables you to have the confidence to work with other professionals and to deliver in complex project or process environments.

 

What are the entry requirements for the course?

The candidates must preferably be working in an appropriate section of the Construction Industry at the time of application.  All candidates will be interviewed to assess their suitability for the programme, but it is expected that as a minimum they would have one or more of the following qualifications:

 

  • BTEC National Diploma DMM or HNC in Building studies or Construction with a merit profile, or;
  • Access to HE qualifications with 45 merits or;
  • Equivalent  Level 3 qualifications worth 112 UCAS points
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English
  • We also consider applications from those who have gained relevant skills through a wide range of vocational qualifications or relevant inductrial experience
  • All candidates will be interviewed by the University to assess suitability for the programme

 

How long is this course?

The programme will be a minimum of two years duration on a Block Week Release and evening class basis commencing September/October 2017.  Candidates will need approval and support from their employers to attend on the relevant days/evenings.

The course is run at Highlands College and a Block Week away at the end of the first year at London South Bank University.

 

What will I study on this course?

Year 1

  •    Construction contract law
  •    Measurement 1 and documentation
  •    Estimating and tendering process
  •    Production management
  •    Construction planning
  •    Management of organisation

Year 2

  •    Research project
  •    Project management
  •    Corporate management and finance
  •    Contract practice and administration
  •    Sustainable construction and the environment
  •    Construction management project

 

 

What Qualification will I gain?

BSc (Hons) Construction Management.  This course is accredited by the following professional body:

  •    Chartered Institue of Building (CIOB)

 

How is the course assessed?

Assessment is varied and will differ from module to module but will contain some of the following elements:  Formal examination / MCT; Formative courswork, Project work; Multiple-choice tests, Field-work; Personal Inspection Report and Presentation and Project Portfolio.

 

What does this course lead on to?

Graduates can further their studies in MSc Construction Project Management or seek to gain professional membership of the Chartered Institute of Building.

 

How much will it cost?

2017/18 fees are £4,500 per annum.

 

How can I find out more?

For further information please contact Tony Bechelet on 608612 or email: tony.bechelet@highlands.ac.uk

 

 

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