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BSc (Hons) Construction Management

20222023
UCAS Code:
CM03
Institution code: S30
UCAS Points:
48
Campus:
Southampton City Centre
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Got a passion for design? Not quite ready to undertake a full honours degree? Solent University’s Design Foundation Programme is perfectly suited to students who may not be from an art- design- or fashion-related background or whose qualifications do not meet the admissions requirements for BSc (Hons) Construction Management.

To help get you up to speed, this one-year foundation course provides all the creative, technical and study skills needed for entry onto a degree-level art, design or fashion course. Upon completion, you will be able to progress onto BSc (Hons) Construction Management here at Solent.

Solent’s Construction Management degree has been running for over 20 years. Led by qualified professionals with extensive industry experience, you’ll learn both the technology of building, as well as process management. You’ll get to grips with the economic aspects of a project and the industry’s legal framework, while extensive industry involvement ensures you experience the most up-to-date technology and management techniques available.

You’ll develop valuable industry skills and gain first-hand experience on this practical and vocational degree. Employability is embedded into the course, and employers are regularly involved in the delivery and assessment of projects at all levels.

Course content is regularly reviewed to meet industry and professional requirements, and covers emerging topics in the field of construction management to ensure your learning is right up to date. The curriculum has been designed to give you the skills required by employers in the industry. And by undertaking challenging live briefs you’ll develop your teamwork, project management, problem-solving, decision-making and negotiation skills.

As a student on this course, you’ll also benefit from professional accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). This means that the course meets the standards set by employers, and enables you to take steps towards gaining professional qualifications, even before you’ve graduated.

This video 'Why study BSc (Hons) Construction Management' is available as a text transcript, with a description of visuals.

Why choose this course?

Course features

  • Foundation year available

    If you're not quite ready for a full undergraduate degree, there's alternative entry through one of our foundation years

  • Further studies

    After successfully completing your studies, there's an opportunity to continue your studies at Solent

  • Professional accreditation

    This course has been accredited by a professional body

  • Part-time option

    You can study this course part-time

  • Top-up option

    If you have an appropriate Level 5 qualification, you can top it up to a degree in just a year

Who is this course for?

Our design foundation programme is ideal for students who aren’t quite ready to undertake a full undergraduate degree, either because they aren’t from a design-related background, or they don’t quite meet the entry requirements. 

What does this course lead to?

This degree has been endorsed by and aligned with the CIOB educational framework, preparing you for a rewarding career in this fast-moving global industry. This course has a strong focus on employability, and has an excellent record of graduate employment. Course graduates have gone on to work at – and are directors of – local and national companies such as Evolution 5, Balfour Beatty, Bouygues, Barrett Homes, Morgan Sindall and Goddards (quantity surveyors).

Meet the team

The University cannot guarantee any particular members of staff will teach specific aspects of the course in the future, but will endeavour to ensure the teaching team maintains their balance of experience and qualifications.

Facilities

Students make use of modern construction laboratories, a dedicated drawing studio and a range of levelling/surveying equipment (total stations). Students also have the opportunity to work in the built environment studio centre.

This modern studio space has been developed to give students access to an environment which mirrors the feel and atmosphere of a working professional studio. This encourages students from various different built environment courses to come together and collaborate on multidisciplinary projects, just as they would in the workplace.


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