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School of Architecture and Built Environment

Offsite Housing Construction

MSc Part-time Distance Learning 2 years

This innovative programme offers a multi-disciplinary, practice-based approach toward offsite housing construction.

This innovative programme offers a multi-disciplinary, practice-based approach toward offsite housing construction.

  • Institute Code W75
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  • Start Date(s) 1 September 2020
  • Award MSc
  • Study Mode Part-time Distance Learning
  • Course Length Part-time Distance Learning (2 years)
  • Campus Location Distance Learning
  • School School of Architecture and Built Environment

Why choose this course?

This innovative programme offers a multi-disciplinary, practice-based approach toward offsite housing construction. This course is specifically designed to address national, European and international market needs for delivering houses faster without compromising quality using innovative and modern methods of construction.

 

What happens on the course?

A Master’s degree in off-site housing construction would enable you to better manage off-site construction projects through a broader understanding of issues relating to process efficiency and productivity improvement.

Course Modules

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

  • Application of BIM in off-site construction
  • Construction Processes in off-site
  • Design considerations for off-site
  • Management issues in off-site construction
  • Production Technology
  • Discrete Event Simulation Modelling
  • Automation and 3D printing

Location Mode Fee Year
Distance Learning Full time £6250 per year 2019-20
Distance Learning Full time £6400 per year 2020-21

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2019/20. Fees are for the academic year only, any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

A Bachelor Honours degree (2.2 or above) in a Construction related discipline from a UK University or overseas equivalent., or if you have a compatible non-cognate Degree and/or have relevant industrial experience you may be considered by the Course Leader.

Charitable Funding: You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites www.acf.org.ukwww.dsc.org.uk/fundingwebsites or www.family-action.org.uk. Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.

University Postgraduate Loyalty Discount: The University also offers a postgraduate loyalty discount (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/postgraduate-study/postgraduate-loyalty-discount/): If you have completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Wolverhampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on the first year of a taught postgraduate programme.

Financial Hardship: Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/dennis-turner-opportunity-fund/) for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found at www.wlv.ac.uk/howtopay

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