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Facilities Management (Top-Up)
Undergraduate course
BSc (Hons)

Facilities Management (Top-Up)

Overview

This course will meet the needs of managers who have, or aspire to have, responsibilities for staff, finance, and health and safety operations. You should be already working in facilities management, having recently moved into this area from a related role such as office manager or maintenance manager, or you could be an experienced facilities manager who is keen to progress your professional development by attaining an academic qualification.

We will develop your skills through work-related learning and we will build your expertise in every area of an organisation that a facilities manager is involved in. The course is recognised by the British Institute of Facilities Management and the International Facility Management Association, and it will extend your industry networks so you can really progress your career.

We deliver this course online, giving you the opportunity to fit your learning around your work and personal commitments and allowing you to progress with your studies anywhere in the world.

Take a look at our taster website to see how we deliver this course online. The username and password to log-in is c4fm.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University's results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit, which it entered for the first time, were impressive with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.
This course is entirely delivered by web-based distance learning. This means that you can take the course with you wherever you are - all you need is access to the internet and email. You will be supported by email and online audio sessions which will be recorded, giving you a chance to study at a time that's best for you.

Some course work relates directly to the work-place so you may have the opportunity to use a work project to count towards your degree.

Course Features

  • Distance learning course
  • January start
  • Expert careers service
  • 24/7 Library
  • TEF Silver Award

Entry Requirements

Additional Requirements: Applicants should have a HND, Foundation degree or equivalent award in the cognate subject of Facilities Management. Applicants with relevant work/professional or other appropriate experience may be considered on the basis of that experience e.g. BIFM Qualifications. For the purposes of this course, Serving or Ex-members of HM Forces, or equivalent, of the rank of Warrant or Commissioned Officer are deemed to have qualifications higher than HND/FD. Rank of P.O. or Sgt. with FM related experience (e.g. CQMS) is deemed to be an acceptable Professional Qualification.
IELTS:
IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Mature Applicants
Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.

If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.

Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.

Additional Requirements: Applicants should have a HND, Foundation degree or equivalent award in the cognate subject of Facilities Management. Applicants with relevant work/professional or other appropriate experience may be considered on the basis of that experience e.g. BIFM Qualifications. For the purposes of this course, Serving or Ex-members of HM Forces, or equivalent, of the rank of Warrant or Commissioned Officer are deemed to have qualifications higher than HND/FD. Rank of P.O. or Sgt. with FM related experience (e.g. CQMS) is deemed to be an acceptable Professional Qualification.
IELTS:
IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Verify your qualifications
If you are an international student, we can help you to compare and verify your qualifications. Please contact our International Office on +44 (0)113 812 1111 09.00 to 17.00 Mon-Thurs / 09.00 to 16.30 Fri GMT or email internationaloffice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.
Need to improve your English Language skills?
Don't worry if you don't have the level of English required for your chosen course. We offer a wide range of courses which have been designed to help you to improve your qualifications and English language ability, most of which are accredited by the British Council. Check your English and find out more about our English courses.


More questions?
No matter what your questions, we are here to answer them, visit our International website to get more information and find out about our online open days.

Careers

Ryan Geldard

Careers

Ryan Geldard
BAM Construction LTD

BSc (Hons) in Construction Management

“In my career so far I have been extremely fortunate to work on some of Leeds's most iconic and modern buildings, including Leeds Arena - the new 13,500 capacity music venue.

Modules & learning

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This module looks at the financial aspects of running a business, a practice, or a department. It deals with accounts, time value of money and net present values. The commercial management aspect includes focus on management styles and human resource management.

You will study what facilities management is in its broadest sense and the different components that make it. We also concentrate on management of buildings, plant and real estate - looking at the different types of maintenance available.

This module puts together all you have learned and relates it either to a major project at work, or a simulated project if necessary. An example of a project could be a major relocation, which would involve HR, estate management, space planning, contracts, budgets and project management.

We will focus on a project from your workplace, exploring what you have learned and how it has helped. We will also examine how what you have learned from your project has helped with your study.

You will examine the role of a facilities manager, learn how to become a facilities manager and study the employment options that will be available to you.

Roy Whitaker
Roy Whitaker
Course Director
After graduating from the University of Huddersfield's School of Hospitality Management Roy began his career in hotel management before moving into commercial and facilities management roles in the Universities of Leeds, Liverpool and York. Roy's managerial experience, teaching experience and research interests equip him to provide students with support that is grounded on practical as well as academic considerations.
Our course is aimed at practicing facilities managers who wish to enhance their knowledge of the industry while achieving a recognised higher education qualification. The range of modules studied provides a balance between theoretical understanding of best practice and the practical implications of introducing initiatives into the workplace.
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BSc (Hons) Facilities Management (Top-Up) - Roy Whitaker, Course Director

Fees & funding

Fees for this course are not yet confirmed.

Educational visits - The cost for these trips covers travel, accommodation and subsistence. The price varies year by year and attendance is optional.

Study materials - We provide core materials during your studies and you may choose to purchase additional materials. This is not compulsory and will depend upon the projects you undertake.
Fees for this course are not yet confirmed.

Educational visits - The cost for these trips covers travel, accommodation and subsistence. The price varies year by year and attendance is optional.

Study materials - We provide core materials during your studies and you may choose to purchase additional materials. This is not compulsory and will depend upon the projects you undertake.

Facilities

  • Library
    Library

    Tens of thousands of our Library's digital resources, including ebooks, ejournals and databases, can be accessed online at a time and place to suit you, and the Library is open 24/7 if you would like to visit. Our offsite team also provide specialist support for distance learning students.

  • Dedicated Support Team
    Dedicated Support Team

    Just because you aren't learning on campus doesn't mean you'll have to cope on your own - you'll have the support of a personal tutor along with the University's Student Hub and Wellbeing Centre. They are on hand to offer you advice about everything from academic issues to stress and anxiety.

  • Virtual Learning Environment
    Virtual Learning Environment

    The VLE gives you access to course materials such as videos, e-books and other documents. You also use it to submit your assignments and to receive feedback.

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Distance Learning

Distance Learning

We understand that full-time study does not suit everyone. That’s why we offer courses which give you the opportunity to decide where, when and how you get can get involved in learning. Our flexible courses – internet-based learning and part-time options – give you more choice, convenience and flexibility to make education work for you. Whether you’d like to fit your studies around childcare, develop your skills while working or, quite simply, want to learn from the comfort of your own home, we can help you gain a qualification at a time and pace that suits your lifestyle.

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