School of Architecture and Built Environment

BSc (Hons) Construction Management

BSc (Hons) Full-time 3 years, Part-time 5 years

Construction management expertise is required across a range of professional disciplines, this comprehensive course offers a technical, academic and vocational education, enabling its graduates to enter many positions in the sector.

Construction management expertise is required across a range of professional disciplines, this comprehensive course offers a technical, academic and vocational education, enabling its graduates to enter many positions in the sector.

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BSc (Hons)
Start date(s)
16 September 2024
UCAS Code
K220
Course specifications
Course length
Full-time (3 years),Part-time (5 years)
Campus location
University: City Campus
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Why choose this course?

Construction management expertise is required across a range of professional disciplines, this comprehensive course issuing a technical, academic and vocational education which enables its graduates to enter myriad positions in the sector.

In line with the aims and objectives of professional accrediting bodies – the course itself accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) among others – you will be equipped with an understanding of key principles underpinning constriction projects, sourced from construction technology, law, business and finance roles and therefore transferrable to appropriate environments.

Opportunities to apply your gained knowledge and skills in industrial environments will be provided, preparing you to take on a series of roles and responsibilities in contemporary construction fields and paving the way for further postgraduate study. Options for specialisation and the ability to study on a part-time basis will allow you to build on desired strengths and resolve weaknesses, gaining confidence in your skills and applied knowledge via interactions with other construction disciplines. With the confidence gained through this bespoke programme, exploring the skills most relevant to you, your performance at degree level will be strengthened and your career aims enhanced.

What's unique about this course?

  • Professionally Accredited: This course is accredited by three professional bodies including Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE), meaning the course meets industry and professional standards. 
  • Expert Teaching: Dr Moses Tochukwu who leads this course possesses extensive industry experience and has been involved in a variety of research and project roles within the field of water resources and environmental engineering. 
  • Industry Connections and Career Prospects: During this course, you will have the opportunity to leverage the School of Architecture and Built Environment's wide-ranging industry connections. You can participate in 'Meet The Employer' events, where companies and organisations like Network Rail and National Grid will be present to provide opportunities for work experience, internships, and potential employment. 
  • State-of-the-Art Facilities:  On this course, you will be taught in our state-of-the-art Springfield Campus, with access to modern facilities, dynamic learning spaces and cutting-edge technology to enhance your learning experience.
  • Specialist Equipment: You will have wide ranging access to specialist construction equipment including BIM and project management software, as well as survey equipment such as drones, lasers, and scanners. 

What happens on the course?

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 team 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.

Course Modules

Potential Career Paths

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

Students in the School of Architecture and the Built Environment will be taught in our brand new £120m Springfield Super Campus which is Europe’s largest construction centre of excellence.

Find out more about Springfield Campus.

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 Full-time £9250 per year 2022-23
Home Full-time £9250 per year 2022-23
Home Full-time £9250 per year 2023-24
Home Full-time £9250 per year 2023-24
Home Full-time £9250 per year 2024-25
Home Part-time £3120 per year# 2022-23
Home Part-time £3120 per year# 2022-23
Home Part-time £4625 per year# 2023-24
Home Part-time £4625 per year# 2023-24
Home Part-time £4625 per year# 2024-25
International Full-time £13450 per year 2022-23
International Full-time £13450 per year 2022-23
International Full-time £14450 per year 2023-24
International Full-time £14450 per year 2023-24
International Full-time £14950 per year 2024-25

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

# Undergraduate part-time fees for 50% rate of study

  • 96 UCAS points
  • A Levels - grades CCC / BCD
  • BTEC L3 Extended Diploma or OCR Cambridge L3 Technical Extended Diploma - grade MMM
  • Access to HE Diploma (60 credits) of which a minimum of 45 must be at Level 3 (96 UCAS point equivalence, minimum 45 credits at merit)

 

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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

Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE)

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

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

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

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 Fee Status):

Most students will be able to apply for a loans to pay for these subject to eligibility. To find out more information please refer to the government Student Finance website.

Changes for EU students:

The UK government has confirmed that EU students starting courses from 1 August 2021 will normally be classified as having Overseas Fee status. More information about the change is available at UKCISA:

EU citizens living in the UK with 'settled' status, and Irish nationals living in the UK or Ireland, will still be classified as Home students, providing they meet the usual residency requirements, for more information about EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) click here.


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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