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Bradford College

BSc (Hons) (Top-up) Construction Management

Qualification Gained
BSc (Hons) Construction Management (awarded by the University of Bolton)
Study Level
Trade & Professional, University, Level 6
1 year Full-time, 2 years Part-time
Start Date
Study Mode
Full-time or Part-time


This one year full-time or two year part-time course is for those who wish to top-up a Higher National Diploma in the Built Environment to a BSc (Hons) in Construction Management.

The programme is designed to embrace a broad spectrum of management activities and provide study that is both academically rigorous and provides specific professional expertise in Construction Management, such that graduates may play a leading proactive role within the Construction industry.

The teaching methods used on the course are a blend of lectures, research work, group work, tutorial and directed study.

In addition to lectures, seminars and tutorial sessions, research study work will form the basis of your learning programme. The emphasis is on developing your ability to understand the demands of working as a professional; this is achieved through a student focused approach to develop your understanding and your research, critical and evaluative skills.

  Key Info

The programme has been designed to enhance understanding of the principles and concepts of Construction Management, whilst at the same time developing your abilities to be innovative and creative in solving unique problems.

The programme aims to deepen your knowledge and develop the ability to apply skills acquired from subjects previously studied at HND or Foundation degree level. There will be advancement in management specialisations such as Cost Management, Human Relations, Organisational Structures, Contract Law, Sustainability and the Environment, leading to BSc (Hons) in Construction Management.

The programme seeks to fulfil the educational requirements for membership of an appropriate professional body and  to enhance your employment opportunities in many sectors of the Construction industry.

Learning methods include: Research, lectures, case studies, seminars, guest speakers and interactive approaches such as Moodle.

Year 1 and 2:

  • Construction Technology, Environmental Practice and Sustainability
  • Research Methods
  • Construction Management Practice
  • Financial Management and Economics
  • Dissertation
  • Contract Administration and Law

Entry to this course requires successful completion of a relevant HND or Foundation degree.

We also consider individual applicants who can demonstrate relevant learning, work/voluntary experience, using our Recognition of Prior Learning process.

All full-time students are expected to join the Chartered Institute Of Building or Association of Building Engineers as student members.

If you are not in employment, you are encouraged to find work placements during the attendance recess to enhance your learning and application of construction management principles.

You can expect to go on to a career as a Higher Technician in a variety of construction-related professions including: Architectural Practice, Construction and Building Management, Project Management, Building Surveying and Quantity Surveying.


Fees: Full-time £8750, Part-time £875 per 20 credits.

This is representative of the most common fees scenario, but actual fees can vary depending on a number of factors. Please contact us if you need more guidance.

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service ay any time.

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