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Construction Management, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Luton, United Kingdom
This Construction Management course from University of Bedfordshire will help you develop the high-level management skills that are in demand by the industry, and give you the opportunity to learn about the latest techniques, materials and supply chain processes.
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Overview

During the Construction Management course from University of Bedfordshire you will also study the government policies and regulations that relate to the industry, and receive a thorough grounding in contract, procurement and risk management.

We offer a range of teaching and learning methods, including work-based learning projects which will enable you to gain the experience required for employment and develop a portfolio of work.

You will also have the opportunity to attend exhibitions and seminars arranged and presented by experts.

Why choose this course?

  • Learn a range of valuable transferable skills, including teamwork, communication, problem solving, mathematics and IT solutions
  • Study construction economics, contract, procurement and risk management, project management and policy development
  • Develop active links with some of the country’s leading construction companies
  • Gain a deep insight into the Government and EU policies and regulations that effect the industry
  • Explore your limits in our state-of-art teaching facilities
  • Challenge yourself as you learn about the latest technologies, techniques and materials for sustainable building
  • Benefit from the fact that the technical elements of the course are mapped to NVQs in Construction Management at Level 4

How will this course enhance my career prospects?

This course is taught by experienced professionals with focus on pragmatism and the industry requirements. Guest lecturers are also invited to share their current experience with students. The course specifically encourages the students to attend specialist seminars and trade shows to further their exposure to the current developments in the industry. 

By presenting your research and analysis you will also develop your presentation and communication skills, deemed to be essential by the industry. Students from this course have progressed to site management assistant positions, as well as trainee estimators and planners in Housing Associations, Local Authority and building contractors, this is all due to the skills developed during the Work Based Learning specific to this qualification.

We value real-world experience to prepare you for life beyond university, which is why we’ve forged connections with thousands of companies locally, nationally and internationally. Through our placements, you can gain that all-important practical experience whilst you complete your course.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Project Development and Building Control,
  • Quality and Inspection
  • Introduction to Construction Economics 
  • Building Technology Core
  • Building Services and Project Management Core
  • Construction Contracts, Measurements and Processes
  • Personal Development Planning

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • A Foundation Degree will be of particular interest if you have completed a Modern Apprenticeship, vocational A levels, BTEC National or equivalent.
  • Foundation Degrees are also particularly suitable if you want to qualify while working.
  • As a guideline, a typical offer would require you to obtain a UCAS tariff score of between 32-48 points, based on your level 3 studies.
  • Many students studying for foundation degrees come to us through work-based routes so you can apply for a foundation degree even if you don't have traditional academic qualifications.

Work Experience

We welcome applicants with relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    6165 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6165 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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International students cannot apply for Foundation Degrees.

Living costs for Luton

  • 750 - 1300 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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