The construction industry is vital to the UK economy and around ten percent of the workforce is employed in this industry. It includes a wide range of opportunities for skilled people. This makes construction management not only a highly relevant course of study but also potentially a very rewarding one.
The course aims to develop your knowledge of building technology principles and your ability to communicate through a range of processes. It will also enable you to demonstrate your understanding of how managers have influenced building processes in a historical economic context. The course will give you a sense of enquiry and reflective self-analysis to serve as a basis for continued professional development. It will enable you to interpret and synthesise information from a range of sources thus demonstrating a capacity for conceptual, critical and independent thinking, using appropriate methodology and techniques.
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BSc (Hons) Construction Management Level 6 Top-up
The construction industry offers a particularly fast-paced environment, one that is continually changing in response to economic and competitive pressures. Industry professionals need to be able to adapt and evolve to keep pace with changing technologies and methods. The course will prepare you for the construction environment, ensuring you have the knowledge and skills to succeed within it.
Once you have completed this course, you could go on to a career in the construction industry either in a professional, managerial, or technical capacity in construction management, quantity surveying, building surveying, estate management. You may also apply to join a professional body membership, such as the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) or the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologies (CIAT).
Assessment is via a mix of examination, project work, presentations, role play, case studies, reports and workplace assessment.