Construction Project Management BSc (Hons)

 

Course Code

UCAS Code: K200
International Code: EECU118

Location

Coventry University (Coventry)

 

Study mode

Full-time
Part-time
Sandwich

Duration

3 years full-time
4 years sandwich
5 years part-time

Start date

September 2023

This is a proposed new course for 2023-24 entry and the course content will be added shortly. Please keep checking back on this course page to see our latest updates.


Course overview

Study level: Undergraduate

Ranked No.1 in the UK for Building and Town and Country Planning in the Guardian University Guide 2021, Coventry University has been educating construction professionals for over half a century.

Our BSc (Hons) in Construction Project Management prepares graduates for the challenges they will face during their careers. We will encourage you to develop the innovation and creativity required to tackle the complex problems now facing the industry surrounding space, sustainability, cost, and technology not just in the UK but with consideration for the global nature of the industry.

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Global Ready

An international outlook, with global opportunities

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Teaching excellence

Taught by lecturers who are experts in their field

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Employability

Career ready graduates, with the skills to succeed

Why you should study this course

Our BSc (Hons) in Construction Project Management will give you the following opportunities and benefits:

  • You will benefit from our excellent links with construction employers who support our teaching with the aid of site visits and guest speakers2.
  • Common first year makes it possible to transfer to Architectural Technology, Building Surveying, Quantity Surveying & Commercial Management in the second year if you wish (subject to meeting progression requirements).
  • Study on shared modules alongside students on a wide range of other professional disciplines, such as architectural technology, quantity surveying, building services engineering, and civil engineering, reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of today’s construction industry.  
  • A diverse learning approach offers you highly practical elements such as surveying, field trips, and live assessment through case studies so that you can apply your learning to situations you will face in your post-university life2.
  • You will have the opportunity to undertake some additional qualifications as part of your programme, such as BREEAM certificates.
  • Access to our unique ‘Simulation Centre 4 that replicates a realistic work environment that will help you improve and enhance a variety of skills and behaviours needed to manage a project. The facility allows us to simulate ‘real life’ construction scenarios, making you more prepared for the workplace.
  • Apply for a full-year work placement which can count towards your professional Chartered status2.
  • The course has national and international links with BRE (Building Research Establishment) and SHAPE – School for Higher and Professional Education in Hong Kong2.

Accreditation

Accreditation for this course is being renewed as we are making some changes to our modules. This exciting new course is subject to approval from the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE)*.


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  • 1Accreditations

    The majority of our courses have been formally recognised by professional bodies, which means the courses have been reviewed and tested to ensure they reach a set standard. In some instances, studying on an accredited course can give you additional benefits such as exemptions from professional exams (subject to availability, fees may apply). Accreditations, partnerships, exemptions and memberships shall be renewed in accordance with the relevant bodies’ standard review process and subject to the university maintaining the same high standards of course delivery.

    *In the event that there is any delay in obtaining approval, we will run Construction Management BSc (Hons) for 2022-23 which has already been accredited by Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) .

    2UK and international opportunities

    Please note that we are unable to guarantee any UK or International opportunities (whether required or optional) such as internships, work experience, field trips, conferences, placements or study abroad opportunities and that all such opportunities may be subject to additional costs (which could include, but is not limited to, equipment, materials, bench fees, studio or facilities hire, travel, accommodation and visas), competitive application, availability and/or meeting any applicable travel COVID and visa requirements. To ensure that you fully understand the visa requirements, please contact the International Office.

    3Tuition fees

    The University will charge the tuition fees that are stated in the above table for the first Academic Year of study. The University will review tuition fees each year. For Home Students, if Parliament permit an increase in tuition fees, the University may increase fees for each subsequent year of study in line with any such changes. Note that any increase is expected to be in line with inflation.

    For International Students, we may increase fees each year but such increases will be no more than 5% above inflation. If you defer your course start date or have to extend your studies beyond the normal duration of the course (e.g. to repeat a year or resit examinations) the University reserves the right to charge you fees at a higher rate and/or in accordance with any legislative changes during the additional period of study.

    4Facilities

    Facilities are subject to availability. Due to the ongoing restrictions relating to COVID-19, some facilities (including some teaching and learning spaces) may vary from those advertised and may have reduced availability or restrictions on their use.

    Student Contract

    By accepting your offer of a place and enrolling with us, a Student Contract will be formed between you and the university. The 2022/23 Contract is currently being updated so please revisit this page before submitting your application. The Contract details your rights and the obligations you will be bound by during your time as a student and contains the obligations that the university will owe to you. You should read the Contract before you accept an offer of a place and before you enrol at the university.