Construction Management (part-time), BSc (Hons)

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Linking the design and construction of buildings, this course focuses on the technical, professional and managerial aspects of construction projects through both study and work based modules.

Why choose this course?
Linking the design and construction of buildings, this course focuses on the technical, professional and managerial aspects of construction projects through both study and a work based modules. It is designed for students who want to undertake a leadership role in the global building construction process.

The course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and you will have the opportunity to:

  • work on real briefs, many are provided by construction companies

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Linking the design and construction of buildings, this course focuses on the technical, professional and managerial aspects of construction projects through both study and work based modules.

Why choose this course?
Linking the design and construction of buildings, this course focuses on the technical, professional and managerial aspects of construction projects through both study and a work based modules. It is designed for students who want to undertake a leadership role in the global building construction process.

The course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and you will have the opportunity to:

  • work on real briefs, many are provided by construction companies
  • undertake a residential field trip
  • do lots of project work
  • develop the skills to take on a leading role in the construction industry
  • change between full-time, part-time and placement options to suit your own requirements.

Accreditation
This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

Profiles
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Open days
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Funding
As a part-time student you can apply for a loan to cover your tuition fees - visit our funding page for further details.

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Course focus
The course focuses on developing the knowledge and professional skills required to ensure that construction projects meet their objectives in terms of cost, quality and on-time delivery - with added value in satisfying the design vision.

Modules
For students working in a related role within the construction industry*

Year One

  • Architectural Science and Building Engineering Services (20 credit points)
  • Fundamentals of Construction and Practice (40 credit points)
  • Introduction to Measurement and Cost (20 credit points)
  • Law and Health and Safety (20 credit points)
  • Practice in the Workplace (20 credit points)

Year Two

  • Law and Contemporary Economics (20 credits)
  • Construction Technology (20 credits)
  • Engineering Surveying (20 credits)

Year Three

  • Contract Administration: Control and Finance (20 credits)
  • Construction Management, Practices and Procedures (20 credits)
  • Sustainability Technology with Environmental Control (20 credits)

Year Four

  • Construction Procurement and International Studies (20 credits)
  • Corporate Management (20 credits)

Final year

  • Construction Management Practice (40 credits)
  • Dissertation (40 credits)

*If students are not working in a related role in the construction industry the modules in Year One will be studied over two years, extending the course to six years.

The modules in Year One are shared with BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and BSc Quantity Surveying and Construction Commercial Management. This enables you to develop a multi-disciplinary perspective and also have the benefit of flexibility, with the ability to switch to either of the other courses at the start of your second year (subject to your original entry qualifications).

How do you study?
The part-time study route is taught one day a week and, where possible, part-time students are taught alongside full-time students.

This course is modular and teaching is delivered through:

  • lectures
  • tutorials
  • workshops
  • seminar groups
  • site visits
  • laboratory sessions
  • individual and group project.

The delivery of the course is enhanced by:

  • the incorporation of guest lectures delivered by external practitioner experts
  • extensive use of case studies and projects (some set by real companies)
  • field trips.

Course visits and trips
In your second year as part of the Engineering Surveying module, you will have the opportunity take part in a week-long residential field trip.

The trip allows students to put theory in practice, working in small project groups on exercises to develop their professional skills and to broaden their related experiences.

Take a look at students on a recent field trip.

Assessment
You will be assessed through a mixture of coursework, project work, examinations and a final year project.

Accreditation
This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

Student profiles
Read profiles from current students and recent graduates.

Open Days
Prospective students are encouraged to visit the School on one of our open days. Our open days are an ideal opportunity for you to get a taste of Nottingham Trent University and find out if it is the right place for you. You will be able to meet our staff and students, get an insight into student life and find out more about the courses we offer.

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Find out more about our Architecture, Design and the Built Environment open days.

Any questions?
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