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Bradford College

Construction Management (Top Up)

UCAS Code: K220

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


HND (BTEC)

P

Successful completion of a relevant Foundation degree or HND.

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About this course


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Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2020

Other options

2.0 years | Part-time | 2020

This one year full-time or two year part-time course is for those who wish to top up a Higher National Diploma or Foundation degree in the Built Environment to a BSc (Hons) in Construction Management.

The programme is designed to embrace a broad spectrum of management activities and provide study that is both academically rigorous and provides specific professional expertise in Construction Management, such that graduates may play a leading proactive role within the Construction industry.

The programme has been designed to enhance understanding of the principles and concepts of Construction Management, whilst at the same time developing your abilities to be innovative and creative in solving unique problems. It aims to deepen your knowledge and develop the ability to apply skills acquired from subjects previously studied at HND or Foundation degree level. There will be advancement in management specialisations such as Cost Management, Human Relations, Organisational Structures, Contract Law, Sustainability and the Environment, leading to BSc (Hons) in Construction Management. The programme seeks to fulfil the educational requirements for membership of an appropriate professional body and to enhance your employment opportunities in many sectors of the Construction industry.

You can expect to go on to a career as a Higher Technician in a variety of construction-related professions including: Architectural Practice, Construction and Building Management, Project Management, Building Surveying or Quantity Surveying. Alternatively, you may wish to continue your studies to Master's level.

Modules

The course comprises six mandatory core modules: Construction Technology, Environmental Practice and Sustainability; Research Methods; Construction Management in Practice; Financial Management and Economics; Dissertation; Contract Administration and Law.

Assessment methods

In addition to lectures, seminars and tutorial sessions, research study work will form the basis of your learning programme. The emphasis is on developing your ability to understand the demands of working as a professional; this is achieved through a student focused approach to develop your understanding and your research, critical and evaluative skills.

Learning methods include: research, lectures, case studies, seminars, guest speakers and interactive approaches such as Moodle.

The teaching methods used on the course are a blend of lectures, research work, group work, tutorial and directed study. A variety of assessment methods are used including: coursework, essays, reports, project work and examinations.

Tuition fees

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England
£8,750
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,750
per year
Scotland
£8,750
per year
Wales
£8,750
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Bradford College

Department:

School of Applied Science and Technology

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