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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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HNC Civil Engineering

Currently employed in the construction industry? Want to further your career in civil engineering? Solent’s practical civil engineering HNC programme will help prepare you for a...

HNC Construction Management

Currently working in construction? Hoping to progress your career in the industry? This practical Construction Management HNC supports you to develop the knowledge and skills of...

BSc (Hons) Construction Management

Would you like a rewarding and challenging career in the construction industry? This professionally-accredited construction management degree takes an in-depth look at...

BSc (Hons) International Construction, Design and Sustainability (Top-up)

Working in construction? Ready to take the next step in your career? This top-up course - designed for international students who want to earn a university qualification here in...

HNC Quantity Surveying

Currently working in a construction or surveying based role? Hoping to progress in your career? This practical quantity surveying HNC supports you to better understand the...


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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