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Construction and built environment at Solent

The construction industry requires individuals in a range of job roles including managers, quantity surveyors, project managers and engineers – and a degree from Solent University could help you on your way to kick-start a highly rewarding and successful career in this industry.

Solent’s construction management degree courses have been running for over 20 years, and through your studies you’ll get to grips with the economic aspects of construction, legal frameworks, technology of buildings and sustainability, preparing you for your career.

Extensive industry involvement means you experience the most up-to-date technology and management techniques available, and accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Building ensures that the skills you gain are up-to-date with industry standards.

Led by qualified professionals with extensive industry experience, you’ll learn the technology of building, as well as process management. You will also have the opportunity to interact with employers, who are regularly involved in the delivery and assessment of projects at all levels.

By undertaking challenging live briefs, you’ll develop your teamwork, project management, problem-solving, decision-making and negotiation skills.

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Our construction and built environment courses are available through Clearing


HNC Civil Engineering

Currently employed in the construction industry? If you want to further your career in civil engineering, this practical and flexible course will prepare you for a range of higher technician roles.

Civil Engineering Senior Technician Apprenticeship

Through this apprenticeship course you will gain an understanding of the practicalities of civil engineering in different contexts, with a particular focus on digital skills and sustainability.

HNC Construction Management

At Solent, get the essential management skills needed from the ground up, on this CIOB accredited course. You will have a foundation in construction and a desire to advance your career opportunities.

BSc (Hons) Construction Management

Build your future in construction and develop valuable skills in management, building technology and sustainability, on this CIOB accredited degree.

HNC Construction Management Practice

Gain the effective site-management and problem solving skills to kick-start a career in construction management.

HNC Construction Quantity Surveying

Develop the knowledge and skills you need to commence a career in the construction industry as a cost manager.

BSc (Hons) Construction Quantity Surveying Degree Apprenticeship

Gain essential quantity surveying skills while working in the construction industry - this stimulating and challenging apprenticeship will leave you in a great position to undertake a number of construction cost management roles.

Construction Quantity Surveying Technician Apprenticeship

Through this apprenticeship course you’ll gain a detailed understanding of how to manage costs on a construction project. This apprenticeship is focused on meeting the needs of main and sub contractors.

Construction Site Manager Degree Apprenticeship

On this degree apprenticeship you’ll gain in depth understanding of how to effectively manage all elements relating to a construction project, from pre-construction to handover.

Construction Site Supervisor Apprenticeship

Through this apprenticeship you’ll gain understanding of the practicalities of managing elements of construction from pre-construction to handover.


Facilities are of industry standard ensuring graduates are work ready.

Students make use of modern construction laboratories, a dedicated drawing studio and a range of levelling/surveying equipment (total stations).

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