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Construction Project Management with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Salford

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UCAS CODE: K208

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Despite global economic challenges, construction growth continues. With a skills shortage, and new technologies driving change, now is a great time to study a BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management with Foundation Year degree with Salford.**Construction project managers oversee the entire construction process, from resource distribution, timeframes and budget management, to managing staff and stakeholder relationships. We’ve shaped our popular, accredited Construction Project Management degree to include action-based and reflective learning approaches, that will help you to learn to plan, organise and control construction operations, and open up exciting career opportunities.**Build in-demand professional knowledge and skills**This foundation year pathway is designed to give you a strong foundation in construction, surveying and design techniques, and the essential study skills so you are ready to progress. This pathway is an excellent route if you want to study the full honours degree, but don't meet the direct entry requirements. On successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress on to the full BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management degree, which is accredited by both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).During inspiring tutorials, you will explore the relationship between a building and its internal and external environments, understanding laws and regulations in the construction and property industries, construction management techniques and construction technology including BIM and CAD. As you progress, you will expand your subject knowledge to procurement and lean and offsite production management. In your second year, you will experience Constructionarium, anunmissable week-long residential project that puts your learnt theory into practice, so you can see how things work in the real world.Delivered by industry-experienced tutors and practitioners, you'll be educated to the highest industry standards, studying a range of tailored, industry-shaped modules that will develop your professional, technical and interpersonal skill set. With a focus on your future employability, you will experience group projects that will build your confidence and capabilities in team working, problem-solving and communication - all desirable skills for real-world built environment careers.**Get closer to industry**Located at the heart of one of the largest property and construction markets outside of London, Salford is a great place to study construction, with impressive development projects right on our doorstep. Delivered from our Peel park campus, minutes away from buzzing central Manchester, you’ll have opportunities to visit local construction projects, and receive industry guest lectures, building your professional connections and gaining real-world context for your learning.Once you join the BSc (Hons) pathway, you will also have the option to include an industry placement between years two and three, where you can develop additional professional and transferable skills, and make early career connections.**Features**• Start with a foundation year to boost your skills and be ready to progress to the full BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management degree• Learn about the economic conditions, legal regulations and technological advancements driving the sector• Understand the construction process, from feasibility studies and design to construction, maintenance, and demolition• Learn about the interactions between a building and its internal and external environments• Build knowledge and understanding of management theories in construction and property development• Use industry software and technology to understand how real-time digital data guides phys

Application deadline

26 January

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University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    83rd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 37 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    121 74%

    14th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    28th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    28th

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