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Surveying, Construction & Project Management

  • This course is available in Clearing

    Construction Management BSc (Hons)

    Explore three major themes - the role of the construction industry, management in the construction industry, and technology of buildings.

    Full-time, Part-time, Sandwich
    3 Years, 4 Years, 5 Years
  • This course is available in Clearing

    Project Management BSc (Hons)

    Gain the skills a successful project manager needs to ensure that a job is done effectively, on time, on budget and to the right quality.

    Full-time, Part-time, Sandwich
    3 Years, 4 Years, 5 Years
  • This course is available in Clearing

    Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons)

    Make your first step to a career in quantity surveying by learning how to organise, control and manage the costing of projects.

    Full-time, Part-time, Sandwich
    3 Years, 4 Years, 5 Years

A focus on technology, theory and practical experience will help you build a combination of theoretical knowledge and professional skills.

Undergraduate Courses (8)

This course is available in Clearing

Architectural Technology | BSc (Hons)

Architectural technologists take a building from concept to completion, designing and detailing buildings to bring ideas to life. On this course, you will enhance your flair for design and combine it with an in-depth technical understanding of how buildings work.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
3 Years,
5 Years,
4 Years

Entry Requirements

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This course is available in Clearing

Building Surveying | BSc (Hons)

Building surveyors are involved in the design and construction of new buildings as well as the repair, refurbishment and management of existing structures.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
3 Years,
5 Years,
4 Years

Entry Requirements

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This course is available in Clearing

Construction Management | BSc (Hons)

This course is ideal if you are interested in how buildings work and how building projects are managed. You will explore three major themes - the nature and role of the construction industry, management in the construction industry, and technology of buildings.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
3 Years,
5 Years,
4 Years

Entry Requirements

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Facilities Management (Top-Up) | BSc (Hons)

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.
Attendance:
Distance Learning
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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This course is available in Clearing

Project Management | BSc (Hons)

This course explores project management as a generic professional discipline. Project management is an important facet of organisations across all sectors and industries. This course will provide you with the skills to be able to manage the people, time and financial resources that are required to deliver successful projects.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
3 Years,
5 Years,
4 Years

Entry Requirements

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This course is available in Clearing

Project Management (Construction) (Top-Up) | BSc (Hons)

Building on your knowledge of the construction industry, this course will hone your project management skills. You will develop your ability to plan and schedule people, equipment and materials using project management software.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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This course is available in Clearing

Quantity Surveying | BSc (Hons)

Quantity surveyors are the cost managers of the construction industry. While studying for a recognised degree, you will learn how quantity surveyors organise, control and manage the costing of projects, including building economics, contracts and construction law, construction technology and project management.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
3 Years,
5 Years,
4 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

This course is available in Clearing

Real Estate and Property Management | BSc (Hons)

As the UK's cities and towns continue to expand, there is an increased demand for experts in property and real estate management. This course reflects the real-world workings of the property and construction industries, preparing you for a career in property investment and development, property management or any number of associated areas.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
3 Years,
5 Years,
4 Years

Entry Requirements

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Postgraduate Courses (14)

Architectural Technology and Design | MSc

Specialise in the technical aspects of the design, construction and performance of buildings and discover how you can shape the built environment around you. This course will give you the flexibility to do just that, at a time and pace convenient for you.
Attendance:
Distance Learning
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Building Modelling and Simulation | Advanced Professional Diploma

As we head towards zero carbon buildings, we need to better understand how buildings should be constructed and the materials we should use in their construction in order to increase their energy efficiency.

Whether you are a graduate with a degree in a built environment subject or already work in the construction industry and want to upskill for a promotion or new construction role, we will teach you how to analyse the performance of existing buildings and design and model new energy-efficient buildings.

You will gain an understanding of building physics and performance, including how buildings respond to weather, how to heat buildings efficiently and how bricks, mortar, timber and insulants act as thermal barriers.

Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
3 Months

Entry Requirements

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Building Performance and Evaluation | Advanced Professional Diploma

Gain the expertise to determine if buildings are achieving their required energy-efficiency targets and improve their results.

The energy performance of today's new buildings must withstand far more scrutiny than ever before. Those involved or investing in construction projects will need an increasing awareness of these factors to maintain compliance with the law, as tougher EU and UK directives for building performance are drawn up and legislated.

You will use the latest technologies to evaluate building performance, including software to model 2D thermal movement or track moisture. You will also be exposed to real-life testing sites and the methods used to investigate heat loss, heat transfer, moisture development and thermal bridges.

Your course will provide an essential platform if you are wanting to evaluate the energy efficiency of buildings, or if you want to get involved in building forensics or surveying.

Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
3 Months

Entry Requirements

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Building Surveying | MSc

The role of the building surveyor is vital in today's construction industry as the sector strives to produce new, high-quality buildings while maintaining the historical structures that surround us. You will gain the skills needed to construct and refurbish residential and commercial buildings that will leave a lasting legacy.

Whether you are looking for a route into the construction industry or you want to progress your current career by becoming a chartered surveyor, your course will prepare you to progress to chartered building surveyor status with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)*.

You will study building pathology, construction law and the technology behind building refurbishment. You will also develop the theoretical appreciation and practical skills to repurpose existing buildings and efficiently maintain them once they have been renovated.

Issues from your own workplace can be used to contextualise your studies. The flexible nature of online learning will enable you to study anywhere in the world and will also help you to balance the demands of the course with your working life. Our Virtual Learning Environment, through which the course is delivered, can be accessed at a time that suits you and your professional commitments.

Attendance:
Distance Learning
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Construction Law and Dispute Resolution | LLM

Specifically aimed at those who already hold an LLB degree or equivalent qualification, this course will enhance your ability to manage and resolve disputes efficiently.
Attendance:
Distance Learning
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Construction Law and Dispute Resolution | MSc

The construction industry increasingly recognises the importance of resolving disputes efficiently and quickly in order to maintain commercial relationships and keep cash flowing within the industry. If you are a professional working in construction, law or a related field, this course will develop your ability to manage disputes efficiently and even to resolve them.
Attendance:
Distance Learning
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Contract Management for PPP/PFI | Advanced Professional Diploma

Aimed at those working with Public Private Partnerships (PPP) and Private Finance Initiatives (PFI), this course will give you the expertise to negotiate, manage and deliver framework agreements and term contracts while upholding the highest levels of customer service.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
9 Months

Entry Requirements

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Energy Efficient Buildings, Systems and Refurbishment | Advanced Professional Diploma

The built environment is changing - the EU has set a target for all new buildings to be nearly zero-energy efficient by the end of 2020. This is your opportunity to get up to speed on the latest practices in the design of energy-efficient buildings and refurbishments.

Through case studies and fieldwork, you will analyse the latest energy-efficiency innovations and renewable technologies applied to new buildings and those undergoing retrofits. By examining contemporary passive houses, nearly-zero-energy buildings and energy plus-structures, you will discover how the leading exemplars in this field achieve their efficiency performances. You will also study the shortcomings in current building efficiencies - where they fall short in meeting their energy targets and how they can be improved with the resources available.

Your work will be shaped by cutting-edge research as you collaborate with specialists who help inform new Government regulations and policies. This will broaden your knowledge and help you forge contacts with the principal thinkers and leaders in the building performance sector.

Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
3 Months

Entry Requirements

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Facilities Management | MSc

Facilities management provides an organisation with many support services at an appropriate cost in order to support core business activity. Managers must demonstrate their skills in effective service provision and monitoring, and understand business strategy, cost control, people management and property-related issues.
Attendance:
Distance Learning
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Managing Sustainability | Advanced Professional Diploma

If you are from a project management, finance or legal background, this course will develop your understanding of sustainability in construction management. You will find out more about the new technologies that can make a difference to the environmental impact of organisations and you will examine the processes that could make your company more sustainable.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
3 Months

Entry Requirements

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Pleadings for Construction Disputes | Advanced Professional Diploma

Construction law is a highly specialised field, often requiring the services of specialist barristers. If you have a masters in construction law or you are working as a construction solicitor, this course will assist you in the correct preparation of pleadings, reducing your reliance on counsel.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
4 Months

Entry Requirements

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Project Management | MSc

Project management has traditionally been a vital part of contracting industries such as engineering and construction. Organisations are increasingly relying on project management as a way of carrying out important work, to improve processes and help them implement change. Project managers are now engaged in a range of organisations and sectors, including manufacturing, the public sector, charities, asset management and utilities companies, finance and health management.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Quantity Surveying Commercial Management | MSc

Develop the theoretical knowledge and professional skills required to become an expert in quantity surveying and commercial project management.

You might already work in the construction industry, or you might be looking to expand on the experience you have built up in a related field. Delivered online, the course will enable you to develop the core competencies required by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)*, in a flexible format no matter where you are located. Building on your experiences in the workplace, your studies will be placed in context which will enhance your strategic thinking and your confidence in decision making.

You will study construction technology, design economics, financial management and procurement. You will also have the opportunity to undertake research which will develop your skills in inquiry and critical analysis. Our links with local, regional and national employers will ensure that your learning will be inspired by contemporary industry practice that is highly relevant to your future career.

The flexible nature of online learning will also help you to balance the demands of the course with your working life. Our Virtual Learning Environment, through which the course is delivered, can be accessed at a time that suits you and your professional commitments.

Attendance:
Distance Learning
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Strategic Project Management | MSc

Projects by their very nature involve strategic thinking and planning. This course will equip you with the skills to critically analyse and prepare effective strategies that have the potential to add significant value to an organisation, helping them achieve their strategic aims through a programme management approach.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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