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Construction Project Management BSc (Hons)

Heriot-Watt University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Edinburgh Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Overview

Studying Construction Project Management at Heriot-Watt gives you the vital skills and versatility required by an increasingly dynamic industry. Our course aims to provide students with the knowledge, leadership and management skills necessary for the effective delivery of construction projects from inception to occupation.

Accreditation

Recognised by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES).

Teaching and Learning

The Construction Management and Surveying Studies programme provides a flexible, student-centred, and resourcebased learning and teaching environment, which actively promotes a deep approach to learning. At each stage, learning and teaching resources include lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and task-based activities. As the Programme progresses, the emphasis switches from large group lectures to student-led tutorials and small group self learning activities, and students are encouraged to take greater responsibility for their own learning. The techniques adopted include library and computer-based facilities, specific project based courses designed to integrate the knowledge based covered at each stage and develop transferable skills, directed reading, case studies, dissertations, Programmework and problem-solving classes.

Assessment

The assessment policy for Programmes on the Construction Management and Surveying Programme is to tailor the methods of assessment to the subject being taught and the nature of the classes so that understanding, knowledge and subject-specific skills are assessed using a variety of approaches. These include essays, reports, written examinations, practical exercises, presentations, group and individual projects and the dissertation. Seeking a balance of modes within terms and stages moderates what is best for each course.

Formal assessment in courses teaching subject specific understanding, knowledge and skills is by either Programmework or unseen written examinations but there are some courses which are assessed by both. The examinations are summative while Programmework may used to assess understanding and subject specific skills on a formative or summative basis. Continuous assessment is more common in courses explicitly designed to develop cognitive and core skills, and professional awareness. This approach to assessment enables staff and students to monitor the establishment and honing of transferable skills in practical exercises that are directly applicable to the built environment.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 15,384per year

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

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University information

Heriot-Watt University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 4AS, Scotland

Highly regarded around the world with a strong focus on business, engineering, design and the physical and life sciences.
Culturally diverse, warm and welcoming, Heriot-Watt is one of Scotland's most international universities with a global footprint.
Global companies actively seek out Heriot-Watt graduates due to the nature of the university's research-informed education.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    1st out of 36 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    166 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92 92%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.36 87%

    2nd

    27

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