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University of Bolton

Facilities and Built Asset Management

UCAS Code: K290

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

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

96

Any subjects are acceptable at Level 3. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics. If you have non-traditional entry qualifications and relevant experience, or a suitable portfolio of work that we consider a reasonable substitute for the qualifications we typically accept for this course, then we will be happy to consider your application. To help you understand what UCAS points are equivalent to, in terms of grades, please visit the University of Bolton’s webpage below for some examples of grades from popular qualifications: https://www.bolton.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/ucas-tariff/

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About this course


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Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Other options

54.0 months | Part-time | 2020

Subject

Facilities management

Invest in your future with the University of Bolton’s career-focused BSc (Hons) Facilities and Built Asset Management degree. Our dedicated staff will support you to develop a solid understanding of the practical disciplines, principles and theories required to solve complex facilities management problems.

Buildings and construction are about much more than mere bricks and mortar. Ultimately, the sole purpose of buildings and facilities are to serve the needs of the people and businesses that use them. To do this well, real estate and facilities need to be expertly managed – and that is where you come in. If you’re seeking a career that combines leadership with forward-planning, problem-solving and global opportunities for career progression, then facilities management could be the specialism for you. The University of Bolton’s BSc (Hons) Facilities and Built Asset Management degree offers you the knowledge and skills you need to enter this exciting and rewarding area of employment.

Improving the productivity of businesses and the quality of life of the people who work in their buildings is a key goal of facilities managers. Our expert team will focus on teaching you how to manage the building and environmental services and processes that support core business performance effectively and efficiently. Our aim is to prepare you to take responsibility for essential activities such as building maintenance, environmental services, catering, cleaning, reception and security that underpin the smooth running of an organisation.

We’ll support you as you explore essential areas such as property asset management, service management, compliance, management systems, procurement and contract management, finance, and business continuity. You’ll consider areas such as health and safety, risk, space planning and gain an appreciation of how facilities management impacts on areas such as IT and human resources and the workplace as a whole. We’ll guide you as you learn about strategy and policy, change and programme management, collaboration and influencing, as well as operational and technical leadership. Our focus will be on helping you develop the skills and knowledge required for occupational success in this diverse, challenging and varied field of occupation.

Modules

Information about the modules offered as part of this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.

Assessment methods

Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£37,350
for the whole course
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Bolton

Department:

Construction

TEF rating:

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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Business and management

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

87%
UK students
13%
International students
75%
Male students
25%
Female students
41%
2:1 or above
25%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

D
D
C

After graduation


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Management studies

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£18,000
low
Average annual salary
82%
low
Employed or in further education
4%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

12%
Managers and proprietors in hospitality and leisure services
12%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
12%
Other administrative occupations
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