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MSc Offsite Housing Construction

University of Wolverhampton

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Wolverhampton

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Why choose this course?

This innovative programme offers a multi-disciplinary, practice-based approach toward offsite housing construction. This course is specifically designed to address national, European and international market needs for delivering houses faster without compromising quality using innovative and modern methods of construction.

What happens on the course?

A Master’s degree in off-site housing construction would enable you to better manage off-site construction projects through a broader understanding of issues relating to process efficiency and productivity improvement.

What Skils will you gain?

  • Application of BIM in off-site construction
  • Construction Processes in off-site
  • Design considerations for off-site
  • Management issues in off-site construction
  • Production Technology
  • Discrete Event Simulation Modelling
  • Automation and 3D printing

Potential Career Paths

This course is being developed in response to the anticipated demand for offsite construction in the next 10 years. In 2017, Mark Farmer presented the CITB report ‘Faster, Smarter, More Efficient: Building Skills for Offsite Construction’, which highlighted that 42% of construction industry employers expect to use offsite methods in five years’ time. This push, combined with the need for a significant number of new homes in the region, and nationally, will require employees in the construction industry to develop a new skill set to meet demand.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 3,200per 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 Wolverhampton

  • University League Table

    121st

  • Campus address

    University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY, England

The Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) has a 45-year track record of working in almost 140 countries.
Each year the university welcomes students from over 130 nations, studying at one of its UK campuses or partner institutions overseas.
The university works with TNE partners around the world: China, Hong Kong, India, Nepal, Oman, Greece, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Myanmar, Ireland and France.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 36

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    94 56%

    34th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    14th

    2

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