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
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.
Apply by 01 September to start 28 September 2015
- 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 online 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.
Examinations will be held in August and February.
• Duration: 4.5 years
• Time commitment: 15-20 hours of study a week for 42 weeks per annum
• You will study two modules per six-month semester
• Duration: 3 years
• Time commitment: 25-30 hours of study a week for 42 weeks per annum
• You will study 3 modules per six-month semester
• This route is recommended only for those who are not in full-time employment
Application and start dates:
Apply by 31 August to start 28 September 2015
Apply by 7 March to start 4 April 2016
£980 per module x 17 modules (usually students undertake 2 modules per semester)
This course is designated for student finance and students in England and Wales may apply to Student Finance for a tuition fee loan. Eligible students can apply for funding for up to £6,000 each academic year. Find out more here.
Total programme fee: £16,660 (total cost)
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.
Recognised qualifications having an equivalent level of attainment as those recognised by UCAS include: HND/HNCs, professional qualifications from recognised institutions, certain armed forces qualifications and partially completed degrees. There are also a wide range of international qualifications that are deemed to have UCAS point equivalent values.
Applications are assessed in accordance with the CEM Admissions Policy.
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.
Please note that the electives listed below are subject to availability.
Should you require further information about the modules, please view the module summaries.
Programmes or modules may be altered or withdrawn without notice, and assessments and research supervision arrangements may be changed.
Assessment consists of a mix of assignments and examinations.