This programme provides students with a rigorous understanding of the principles, practices and ethics involved in construction management in a worldwide context up to Bachelor's degree standard.
The programme provides the academic underpinning necessary to prepare students for a career as a chartered builder or in other related professions and provides students with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills.
The programme is primarily designed for people employed in the construction industry, such as those working in large contracting organisations and commercial developers; and local authority or armed forces personnel. Such employment is not mandatory, but is desirable.
- Work as a construction site manager, site engineer, contracts surveyor, estimator, buyer or planner
- Satisfy the academic requirements for Chartered Membership of the CIOB
- Study the leading degree programme in this subject area that allows you to combine work and study through supported distance learning
If you successfully complete all elements of the programme, you will be awarded the BSc Construction Management from the College of Estate Management and will be entitled to use the designatory letters BSc. You will be entitled to denote Honours if applicable, i.e. BSc (Hons), which is a current requirement for Membership of CIOB
4.5 years (Standard)
If you are not in full time employment you have the option to accelerate your programme of study, please contact the Admissions Team to find out more information
15-20 hours of study a week for 42 weeks per annum
02 September 2013
03 March 2014
30 September 2013
31 March 2014
£920 per module x 17 modules (Usually students undertake 2 modules per semester)
Total course fee: £15,640 (total cost indicative)
Re-Accreditation in progress
You should have at least one of the following:
- 160 UCAS tariff points
- NVQ Level 4 or 5, or GNVQ Advanced
- HNC or HND
- Relevant work experience for mature student entry
In addition to:
- English language proficiency
- Mathematics Grade C or above at GCSE or equivalent
Evidence is required in the form of certificates or statements. You should send photocopies that have been certified by a Member or Fellow of the CIOB. Please do not send original documents.
Advanced standing (module exemptions)
If you have studied a related subject at an equivalent or higher academic level you may be eligible for advanced standing.
Please note, as this is a new course for 2013/14 we will only be offering Year 1 modules in the October 2013 and April 2014 semesters. For this reason applicants who are eligible for advanced standing are instead able to apply for a place on the University of Reading BSc Programme, taught in conjunction with the College of Estate Management.
If you think you are eligible for advanced standing please contact the Admissions Team for further information on the University of Reading BSc Programme and how to apply.
The following table shows the modules to be studied and the framework of the degree. This is the recommended Study Plan for those in full time employment.
All modules are 20 credit modules with the exception of the Project module which is 40 credits.
Assessment consists of a mix of assignments and examinations.