Skip to main content
Solent Unviersity Southampton logo
Solent Unviersity Southampton logo

BSc (Hons)Construction Management

3 years
2023
UCAS code:
CM01
Institution code: S30
UCAS points:
104-120
Campus:
Southampton City Centre
View on Google Maps

Would you like a rewarding and challenging career in the construction industry? This professionally-accredited construction management degree takes an in-depth look at construction projects by focusing on themes of management, technology and professionalism. Graduates will be well-prepared for a range of construction careers.

Solent’s Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)-accredited Construction Management degree has been running for over 30 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 CIOB. This means 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.

  • 100%

    of graduates from this course are in highly skilled employment or further study. (Graduate Outcomes 2022)

  • Accredited by:

    ciob logo
  • Top 10

    in the UK for student satisfaction for building studies (NSS 2022)

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?

This course is well-suited to those who wish to pursue a career in the construction industry. The course focuses on the management of construction projects and will appeal to those who wish to work in construction project management, site management or quantity surveying upon graduation.

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 course is delivered by a teaching team that received 82% overall satisfaction for academic support. (NSS 2022)

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. And as Solent is an Adobe Creative Campus, all students also have free access to Adobe Creative Cloud, which includes the full suite of Adobe professional software, including Photoshop, Illustrator, XD, Premier Pro, and more.

    Make your application

    Not ready to apply?

    Come to an open day