• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

On this Construction Engineering Management (Hons) degree course offered at University of Portsmouth, you'll:
  • Explore markets and environments that will become your workplace and apply what you learn to practical scenarios
  • Do field studies and labs in surveying, soil mechanics, environmental hydraulics and construction
  • Be introduced to key theories and principles that civil engineering practice is based on, then go on to study specific engineering topics that match your interests
  • Work alongside our network of civil engineering consulting and contracting organisations
  • Develop the skills you need to manage teams and projects, and boost your leadership abilities
  • Have the opportunity to study abroad

This course will open doors to a rewarding career in construction management, whether you’re looking to work nationally or take your ambition abroad to manage teams on international projects.

Placement year

After your second year, you can do an optional work placement year to get valuable longer-term work experience in the industry.

Previous students secured placements at organisations including:

  • Balfour Beatty
  • Kier Construction
  • Aggregate Industries
  • Multiplex
  • Gallagher
Careers and opportunities

Working in the construction and engineering sector is an interesting, challenging and rewarding career. You'll be able to work in a variety of construction industry roles when you finish this degree.

You'll also meet the entry requirements for many graduate engineering programmes and can continue your studies to achieve chartered status or become an Incorporate Engineer without further study.

Previous students have gone on to work in areas such as:

  • project management
  • site engineering
  • site management
  • civil engineering
  • structural engineering

Roles they've taken on include:

  • civil and structural consultancy engineer
  • civil engineering contractor
  • graduate structural engineer
  • construction engineer

The Careers and Employability service will provide support and advice throughout your studies, and for 5 years after you graduate.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, the Institute of Highway Engineers, the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Structural Engineers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      3 years full time, 4 years sandwich with work placement
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Soils and Materials
  • Water Engineering
  • Construction Management and Practice
  • Professional Development 
  • Engineering Analysis
  • Introduction to Building Measurement
  • Numerical Methods and Economics
  • Understanding Structures
  • Water and Infrastructure
  • Introduction to Project Management Principles
  • Tender Documentation and Measurement
  • Research Methods and Individual Project
  • Project Evaluation and Development

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    54

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • 112-120 points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, or equivalent. *Please note: General Studies is not normally accepted.
  • 5 GCSEs at grade C or above to include English and Mathematics/5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above to include English and Mathematics

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15100 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Tuition fee may be subject to annual increase.

Living costs for Portsmouth

  • 710 - 1100 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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