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Construction Engineering and Management BSc (Hons)

Ulster University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Jordanstown

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The overarching aim of the programme is to produce construction engineering and management graduates who have obtained the relevant competencies to perform the roles within one of the many disciplines of construction engineering and construction management. The programme aims to produce professional construction managers and engineers equipped with technical and managerial skills. This is commensurate with the requirements of the associated professional body, the construction industry public and private sectors as a whole. The management of construction projects on site is a vital part of the construction process however, the success of the project on site is influenced by decisions taken at project initiation - planning, pricing, procurement and contract management are vital. The Construction Engineering and Management course includes core subjects such as construction technology, construction law, economics and construction management.

Teaching, Learning and Assessment

The course has a modular structure nominally with 5-8 modules taken in each of the academic years as shown below. Modules are taught in the autumn and spring semesters. Assessment is considered in many forms to include essays, reports, laboratory and surveying practical tests, CAD class tests, on-line test and end of semester formal examinations.

Career options

Construction management is one of a family of disciplines concerned with the Built Environment. The planning, design, production, adaptation, maintenance, management and recycling of the built environment require interaction between disciplines. A career within construction engineering and management often encompasses a wide range of responsibilities which require a wide knowledge, skills and competencies base. Career options include construction management, site management, facilities management, building control and contract management.

Graduates may continue their study on the MSc Fire Safety Engineering at Ulster.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,060per year

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A level : BBB

To include one from Physics, Maths, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, Technology (including Environmental Technology, Environmental Science, Digital Technology, Technology & Design, Design & Technology), Life and Health Sciences (single or double award), Geography or ICT.Desirable Subject - applicants offering Mathematics or Physics will receive a 2 grade reduction at the time of offer. The desirable subject must be achieved at minimum grade B.Applicants can satisfy the requirement for one of the A level grades (or equiv

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University information

Ulster University

  • University League Table

    60th

  • Campus address

    Ulster University, Cromore Road, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland

Renowned for its warm welcome, Ulster recruits international students from over 100 countries across the globe and has over 200,000 alumni worldwide.
Since 2012, Ulster University has been home to the Confucius Institute in Northern Ireland, winning the accolade of Confucius Institute of the Year in 2016.
With a dedicated staff member on each campus, the International Student Experience team are well placed to provide pastoral support to students from arrival.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 36 1

    26th out of 57 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    141 85%

    4th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94 94%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    5th

    3
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    / Max 241
    129 58%

    37th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92 92%

    14th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    7th

    6

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