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Cambridge Regional College

Construction Management

UCAS Code: Not applicable

Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


One A Level, supported by passes at Grade 4 (C) or above in four other subjects at GCSE

An accredited Access certificated

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma, Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Part-time | 2021

This is a part time/day release course over 3 years of study. To gain the qualification 15 units need to be completed and 240 credits need to be achieved. This Degree is designed for those students with level 3 qualifications (such as BTEC or A level) and mature Learners (25+). The aims of the Foundation Degree awards in the Construction area are:

• To provide students with language, knowledge and practical skills demanded by their mode of employment and seek to make interconnections between the academic and industrial worlds.
• To develop students' ability to select and use appropriate procedures, systems and techniques within the Built Environment.
• To enable students to solve technical, economic and organisational problems in the context of the Built Environment.
• To encourage students to communicate effectively in spoken, written and graphical forms and be able to present complex concepts to clients and other groups of people, connected with the construction industry.
• To encourage students to show high levels of motivation, initiative, flexibility, self-reliance and the ability to establish priorities so that objectives can be realised in diverse and rapidly changing construction related environments.
• To stimulate a sense of enquiry and reflective self-analysis to serve as a basis for continuing professional development.

Modules

This course is made up of the following units:

Year 1 -
Elements of Construction Design
IT and Communication
Elementary Survey Skills
Building Technology

Year 2 -
The Built Environment Work Sector
Introduction to Civil Law and Legislation
Work Based Learning A in the built environment
Construction Economics
Work Related Learning and the Built Environment
Site Management and Safety

Year 3 -
Work Based Learning B in the Built Environment
Construction Resource Management
Advanced Construction Technology
Construction Planning and Programming
Environmental Building Performance

Please note - units are subject to change.

Assessment methods

All units will be internally assessed using predominantly coursework, short tests, assignments, etc. Work will be graded according to the following calibration.

A = 70% or more
B = 60% - 69%
C = 50% - 59%
D = 40% - 49%
E = 35% - 39%
U = 34% and under

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£3,995
per year
England
£3,995
per year
Northern Ireland
£3,995
per year
Scotland
£3,995
per year
Wales
£3,995
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Cambridge Campus

Department:

Construction

TEF rating:
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