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School of Architecture and Built Environment

Construction Management with Sandwich placement

BSc (Hons) Sandwich 4 years

Construction Managers are responsible for the erection of buildings.

Construction Managers are responsible for the erection of buildings.

Why choose this course?

Construction Managers are responsible for the erection of buildings. Their duties extend to site planning, on-site construction works, project control and on-site decision making, management and liaison with clients, construction professionals and operatives.

Construction management includes the ability to plan, co-ordinate and monitor on-site constructions works in order to successfully manage the safe and cost effective delivery of a wide range of construction projects.
This is a vocational course providing you with the construction knowledge required for a career in construction management.
The aims of the construction management course are to enable you to:
  • gain the essential skills and knowledge of construction management, focusing on the technologies, law and management skills needed to deliver projects to professional and to quality standards.
  • develop transferable skills of teams working, independent learning and decision making and problem solving
  • be exposed to and aware of current construction management issues and influences and how these affect construction managers.
  • enhance your skills in construction projects, management of people and resources, decision making, leadership and project management skills.
Construction Management

What happens on the course?

You will study a range of modules at each level or your course:
You will start by studying:
  • Construction Technology and Materials
  • Construction Procedures and Processes
  • Site Organisation
  • Personal Skills and Professional Development
  • Pre-Contract Studies
  • Built Environment Economic and Finance 
You will then move on to study:
  • Site Production
  • Construction Human Resource Management
  • Law
  • Conservation, Preservation and Conversion
  • Construction and Environmental Technology 
Finally you will be studying:
  • Construction Planning
  • Construction Management
  • Contract Law and Dispute Resolution
  • Group Project Evaluation and Development
  • Dissertation

 

Construction Management

Course Modules

Potential Career Paths

Local, regional and national companies work with us to identify the 'world of work' to ensure the technical and professional skills of construction management are relevant to a career in that field.
Our graduates have gone on to secure employment in contracting organisations.
If you are interested in pursuing other qualifications, completion of this degree allows you to progress onto our MSc awards.
Construction Management

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

The BSc Hons in Construction Management offers

  • a comprehensive academic, practical and vocational approach to the realm and team of construction management.
  • the opportunity to participate with other construction disciplines as part of a multi-disciplinary environment
  • the option of an industrial placement for full-time student
  • accreditation of this course by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
  • established links with local, regional and national contracting organisations
 

The BSc (Hons) in Construction Management enables you to:

  • improve your employability by offering practical experience of construction management
  • study for a degree accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) to help you on your career progression
  • develop additional skills in terms of IT, team building, presentation skills, personal development and independent learning and problem solving.

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Sandwich £9250 per year 2020-21
International Sandwich £12250 per year 2020-21

The University is committed to a transparent fee structure, with no hidden costs, to help you make an informed decision. This includes information on what is included in the fee and how fees are calculated and reviewed

2020 Entry

  • 96 UCAS points
  • A Levels - grades CCC / BCD
  • BTEC L3 Extended Diploma or OCR Cambridge L3 Technical Extended Diploma - grades MMM
  • Access to HE Diploma: 45 L3 credits at Merit

Use the UCAS Tariff calculator to check your qualifications and points

Students must usually have studied for a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, we will consider applications from mature students who do not have two years of post-16 study, where they have relevant work experience. Please see http://wlv.ac.uk/mature for further information.

If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying.

International entry requirements and application guidance can be found at http://www.wlv.ac.uk/international/apply

English language requirements also apply

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) for the purpose of graduate membership.

Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE)

Accredited by the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE).

Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)

"Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), having been judged to meet the CIOB Education Framework. Prospective members holding these qualifications have full academic exemption and may enter CIOB membership without the requirement for an Individual Assessment."

Tuition Fees Loan Home and EU National):

Most students will be able to apply for loans to help pay for these. Depending on where you live, if you have been to University previously and your circumstances, grants, bursaries and scholarships might also be available. Visit student finance on the gov.uk website to find out more.

EU students applying for the 2020/21 academic year:

The UK Government has confirmed that EU students will continue to be eligible for 'home fee status' for entry in September 2020, and will continue to have access to financial support available via student loans for the duration of their course. For more information take a look at the gov.uk website to find out more.

Self-funding:

If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees or if you aren’t eligible to receive a loan, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: see How to Pay. For more information please contact the Gateway.


Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

If your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.


Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund. for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.


Bursaries and Scholarships:

In addition the University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships packages



You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.

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01902 32 22 22

Email

enquiries@wlv.ac.uk

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