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Construction Management with Foundation BSc (Hons)

University of Westminster, London

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our degree courses with Foundation year offer the opportunity to prepare you for advanced study before you progress onto a full honours degree at the University of Westminster.Whether you do not feel ready for degree-level study, don’t have the right qualifications, want to change your subject specialism or return to study after an absence from education, we aim to encourage a broad range of students to undertake our Foundation year in order to progress onto their full honours degree with us. The Foundation year is designed to give you the opportunity to explore new ideas, opening up new perspectives on the key debates within your chosen field. Core modules accelerate your academic and professional development, bringing together like-minded students to think about the ‘big ideas’ within your discipline. You will also take modules from areas closely related to your chosen field, giving you the chance to develop a cross-disciplinary perspective on your course. On successful completion of the Foundation year, you will be able to move on to study for the Construction Management BSc Honours degree over a further three years study.Construction management is an established discipline managing the production of construction work, including new build, refurbishment, maintenance, and increasingly, design. Construction managers have specialist skills and knowledge in the technologies of domestic, industrial and commercial building, construction processes, planning, project life-cycle assessment, and people and business management. In addition to the core themes of management and technology this professional role requires a range of management skills including team working and effective communication.These skills are integrated into the learning strategies of this course, enabling you typically to work in construction management, although you may also follow a career in project management, financial management or property development. Alongside the knowledge and understanding of construction management theories and the practical and technical skills needed to become a construction manager, you will gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.Our construction courses share a common Year 1, so students interact with those studying different pathways, gain some knowledge of the work of all professionals working in the construction industry, promoting the interdisciplinary nature of the modern construction industry. Throughout the course, construction technology and management remain central, the issue of health and safety is addressed, and the importance of sustainability is considered.All of our courses are delivered using an enquiry-based blended learning approach involving workshops, lectures, tutorials and independent study. Our technology-enhanced learning supports independent study via synchronous online lectures, tutorials and seminars, which are captured and stored to enable you to revisit sessions online after the event. We assess your learning through a variety of methods including project work, essays and exams. The course promotes a professional approach to learning and teaching, equipping you with core skills for existing and future careers.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,400per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Westminster, London

  • University League Table

    111th

  • Campus address

    University of Westminster, London, 101 New Cavendish Street, LONDON, CITY OF WESTMINSTER, W1W 6XH, England

With students coming from 170 nations around the globe, Westminster is one of the most internationally diverse universities in the UK.
Courses at Westminster aim to prepare students for industry and ensure that work experience and placement opportunities are accessible to all.
Westminster offers a wide range of scholarships, including a fully-funded postgraduate award, supporting students from over 50 countries across the world.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 36 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    121 73%

    16th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    29th

    5

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