Construction Management and the EnvironmentUCAS Code: K255
What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
112 tariff points, including a minimum of 2 A Levels, General Studies accepted.
In combination with Advanced Highers.
Considered in combination
Preferably Construction, Engineering, however will consider over subjects.
English and Mathematics accepted within
Including a minimum of 2 A Levels, General Studies accepted.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers86%
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Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Build your knowledge and skills in construction technology, processes and management to develop a successful career as a construction manager. The combination of lectures, field trips, site visits, tutorials with industry partners and an optional year-long paid industry placement, will prepare you for a range of routes in the construction sector including construction management, project management, site organisation, estimating, and planning. Our course is fully accredited by the leading professional bodies recognised for construction project managers including the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE). Launch your career – 90 per cent of graduates from this programme go on to work and/or study within just six months of graduation (source: 2016 DLHE survey results available on Unistats*). Explore the industry with site visits and field trips (including a fully funded European field trip), observing construction practices within and outside the UK. Learn from leaders in their fields - our staff come from both industry and research backgrounds. You’ll have the opportunity to work alongside industry professionals and have access to an exciting and diverse programme of visiting speakers. Lead the way in the industry - the environmental focus of our course enables you to place yourself at the forefront of the sector, able to embrace the trend of stricter environmental and energy based legislation. Gain valuable workplace experience with a paid year-long placement in a leading construction company in the UK or abroad. Our industry links will help you find a placement, boosting your studies with practical experience and cultivating the contacts that can lead to future employment. Have a real-world impact as you engage in industry-led group projects with genuine project briefs and clients. Guided by our panel of industrial advisers, you’ll develop the professional skills and networking to stand out in this sector.
Year 1: Develop your understanding of the principles of low-rise domestic buildings, including building technologies, services, construction methods, and materials of both new and existing buildings. You’ll also gain knowledge of construction management practices, as well as the importance of building information modelling (BIM) to complete building projects successfully. An industry-led group project will see you work as part of a team to design an energy efficient housing development. Year 2 : Delve more deeply into the principles of non-domestic buildings, including building technologies, services, construction methods and materials. Advance your knowledge of topics such as site organisation, programming, estimating, health and safety and environmental management. Your industry-led group project will see you design and build, or retrofit, a complex high-rise building. Top it all off with a fully-paid European field trip. Final Year: Your final year will see you further develop your specialist understanding of professional management practice. Cement your skill set with in-depth knowledge of project management, team management, development management, risk management and procurement. Your industry-led consultancy project, focused on site development, will see you apply these skills with real-world implications. Lead your own research project in a construction management subject of your choice. The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.
Plymouth is a top 50 UK research institution with genuine clusters of world class expertise across areas as diverse as marine science and engineering, medicine, robotics and psychology. With 21,000 students and a further 17,000 studying University of Plymouth awards at partner colleges, it is one of largest higher education providers in the country, and has a strong track record in teaching with one of the highest numbers of National Teaching Fellows of any UK university.
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