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Key details

Attendance Full-time
Duration 2 years
Code K220
Attendance Part-time
Duration 1 year
Code K220
Awarding Body University of Bolton
Level BSc (Hons)
Start Date 13/09/2021

Other start dates

Course overview

Talk to the tutor before you apply, email information@bradfordcollege.ac.uk to book a 1-2-1 call.

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.

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

What you'll study

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.

The course has six modules:

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

  • The course has six modules:

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

Entry requirements

Relevant HND or Foundation degree
Successful completion

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

We also consider individual applicants who can demonstrate relevant learning, work/voluntary experience, using our Recognition of Prior Learning process. Please contact the admission team for further information and support.

For information about our student services, please click here.

Work experience

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

Next steps

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
  • Quantity Surveying
Alternatively, you may wish to continue your studies to Masters level. Office design company ACI created a guide to help you obtain a career in construction management.

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Tuition fees

Full-time: £8,750

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