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Construction Project Management with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Construction project managers lead, manage and control operations. Covering all aspects of construction lifecycle, they help to ensure projects are safely completed on-time, within budget and at the right quality. There is currently a high-demand for project managers, both in the UK and internationally. So, if you're fascinated by buildings and developments and enjoy working with others, this double-accredited Construction Project Management with Foundation Year degree could be just for you.**Salford is a leading centre for construction, ranked in the World’s Top 100 centres for Built Environment study (QS, 2018). Located at the heart of the Manchester city-region, one of the UK’s largest property and construction markets, we’re surrounded by real-life construction case studies and industry connections, providing you with endless opportunities once you graduate. Our popular Construction Project Management degree is accredited by both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). 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.The Foundation Year of the four-year programme provides you with understanding of the key subjects in built environment practice to meet the prerequisites for studying a full degree course. Learning focuses on effective communication and study skills combined with built environment specific teaching. You will be introduced to theories and concepts in buildings, construction and surveying. On completion of the Foundation Year, you will progress on to year one of your selected degree for the remaining three years of your studies.Learning takes place in our Peel Park campus, just 2km from buzzing Manchester. Blending theory and practice using an action-based reflective learning approach, we’ll teach you to plan, organise and control construction operations. You’ll learn about regulations, procurement, and LEAN techniques. You’ll use management and planning software tools, such as BIM and CAD. Staying true to the collaborative nature of the construction industry, you’ll complete projects and problem-solving activities alongside other built environment students. We‘ll also encourage you to take an additional placement year to apply your learning and broaden your workplace skills.Features• 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 interactions between a building and its internal and external environments• Build knowledge and understanding of management theories in construction and property development• Explore how real-time digital data guides physical construction, using industry software and technology

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University of Salford

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  • Campus address

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

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  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 36

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    122 74%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%



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