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University Centre Peterborough

BSc (Hons) Construction

UCAS Code: 5K36

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


•You’ll need to have completed a recognised Higher National Certificate/Diploma or FdSc in Construction. •Plus GCSE Grade C or above in English, Maths and Science.

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2020

The BSc (Hons) Construction degree prepares students for an exciting career in the construction industry. The construction industry is vital to the UK economy. Around 10% of the workforce is employed in this industry, which provides a wide range of opportunities for construction graduates. The career opportunities in the construction industry are unique because they are closely linked to allied engineering sectors, e.g. civil and mechanical engineering.
As University Centre Peterborough is the flagship higher education provider in Peterborough we are well suited for this course because of its historical roots in construction education spanning decades and the partnerships with major employers, e.g. JBA Bentley and Atkins Global.
This course will enable graduates to develop their capacity for leadership positions in the construction sector. Another integral aspect of this degree is the introduction of a structured placement to encourage students without prior experience in the construction industry to gain practical work experience.
Students are able to develop their communication, numerical, IT, teamwork, analytical and problem solving skills within a built environment context.
At Level 4, students learn the background applications of science in construction, principles of the UK legal systems, economics, professional skills, modern house building methods, site management, and surveying.
At Level 5, they investigate resource management to identify and manage the resources required to operate a construction organisation with focus on the development process.
At Level 6, students will have a knowledge of lean and value management, and new exciting modules on environment and sustainability. The Undergraduate Project provides a platform for students to work independently to develop expertise in a specified area that can deliver design solutions for a construction project.
The courses at University Centre Peterborough are studied in smaller class sizes compared with other universities, a typical class size is under 30 students.

Modules

Level 5 core modules: Project Administration Construction Resource Management Measurement Advanced Construction Technology Analysis and Control of Production Costs Environmental Building Performance. Level 6 core modules: Construction Technology and Innovation Project Evaluation and Development The Strategic Construction Entrepreneur Environmental Management for the Construction Industry Project Management Running a Construction Business Major Project

Assessment methods

Assessment is via a mix of examination, project work, presentations, role play, case studies, reports and workplace assessment. - See more at: https://www.ucp.ac.uk/a-z-courses/science-and-technology/construction-management-top-up-bsc-hons/#sthash.PEg9i6Cy.dpuf

Tuition fees

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£8,000
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£8,000
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Northern Ireland
£8,000
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Scotland
£8,000
per year
Wales
£8,000
per year

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