Course Overview

The BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering Project Management will provide you with an opportunity to develop technical, professional and personal skills to meet the needs of the civil engineering industry.

Following discussions with local employers, the proposed technical content has been reviewed to include hydrology and highways and the Project Management module has been designed to reflect the needs of a Civil Engineer employed in a management role.

The programme will:

  • Develop your understanding of Civil Engineering Project Management in different contexts
  • Develop your ability to apply a variety of methods and skills in the investigation and solution of real Civil Engineering Project Management problems
  • Enhance your qualities and skills for employability, enabling you to either pursue programmes of further study or to move directly into your chosen employment within the industry
  • Provide the appropriate educational base for the pursuit of professional membership of a relevant professional body
  • Provide a coherent learning experience that equips you with the technical, professional and transferable skills needed for employment
  • Provide an environment where you can explore current knowledge and thinking and develop the research skills required to respond effectively to the needs of a constantly changing industry.


Course Structure

You will study the five modules.

Modules Covered

Modules studied:

Year One:

  • Project Management in Practice
  • Research Methods
  • Engineering Hydrology and Environmental Studies.

Year Two:

  • Advanced Civil Engineering Technology and Materials
  • Further Geotechnical and Structural Engineering.

Learning Methods

  • Lectures
  • Individual Dissertation tutorials
  • Seminars
  • Workshiops
  • Individually-timetabled tutorials.

Work Placement/Fieldwork

The programme team has excellent links with local and national industry, including the different professions within the industry. This facilitates work experience for full-time students, site visits for students and guest speakers with specific subject expertise.

What's Next?

The programme is employer responsive and reflective of current practices in civil engineering so that, on graduation, you can make an immediate contribution in the workplace. The Award meets the needs of a wide range of professional practitioners in the civil engineering field.

These include: site engineering managers, transport engineering design managers, civil engineering design managers, structural engineering design managers and managers in transport, water and the environment. The programme also offers a route to careers and/or educational development in civil engineering and project management.

Did You Know?

You will be advised to join the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) as a student member.

Entry Requirements

GCSE Mathematics and English at Grade C/4 or above.


A Higher National Diploma or Foundation Degree in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering). A Minimum of 120 credits at Level 5 or equivalent (minimum six merits).

Non-standard applicants will be required to produce evidence of their ability to study at Higher Education level. Short-course and relevant work experience may be taken into account. Non-standard applicants and all applicants not currently studying at Bradford College will be interviewed to discuss and assess their expectations of the proposed programme in terms of career opportunities.

If you are a non-standard applicant, you may be required to complete a piece of written work as part of your application.

Claims for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) are welcomed by the Programme team subject to the programme module mapping. You should consult the Admissions Tutor if you wish to claim such recognition.

You will be expected to join the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) as a student member (free membership).

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 088503 (HE).
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 088344
Email: [email protected]

For all other queries call 01274 088088

Fees Information

We believe that quality degrees should not cost the earth. That's why our competitive tuition fees provide you with a quality experience that includes more taught hours than those at most universities, good levels of tutor access, and support with small teaching groups. More information on our competitive tuition fees

Programme Specification