BSc (Hons) Construction Management with Foundation Year

Construction professionals are responsible for creating the infrastructure of our communities. They construct the buildings where we live, work, and have leisure activities. Pursuing a career in construction management allows you to be a part of this dynamic and rewarding field. The undergraduate degree in Construction Management will give you the expertise and understanding needed to succeed in the construction industry, including familiarity with current legal, environmental, and technological aspects of the field.

University TBA
Degree BSc (Hons) Construction Management
Level of study Foundation Year (Y0)
Start date September, February, June
Duration 4 years
Location London, Leeds, Birmingham, Manchester
Delivery Weekends, Weekdays or Evenings
Hours per week 9-12h
Fees £9250
Finances Eligible for the Tuition Fee Loan and the Maintenance Loan

Course Overview

A construction project can be managed from conception and design all the way through to occupation with the help of the Construction Management degree program, which has been created to fulfil the demands of the modern construction industry.

The course's teaching and learning reflect the fact that the construction business is a very practical, technical, and hands-on environment. Real-world examples, work-related learning, hands-on activities, site visits, and guest lecturers from the industry are all used to make learning engaging and exciting for students.

After graduating, you'll be able to complete construction projects while adhering to the greatest standards of quality and construction. With a firm foundation in general business management theory, you will be able to apply the key ideas, concepts, and principles utilized in construction management, such as measurement, building evaluation and performance, design, and buildability.

You will be the actual specialist that employers are seeking for if you have a degree in construction management since you will be able to apply evidence-based techniques to analysis, evaluation, decision-making, and problem resolution within the construction sector.

Entry Requirements
Funding & Fees

Year 0 (Foundation)

- Academic Research and Writing
- Introduction to Management
- Preparing for a Professional Career
- Introduction to the Built Environment
- Building Design and Building Science
- Introduction to Construction Management

Year 1

- Introduction to Law and Statutory Requirements
- Commercial and Organisational Environment in Construction
- Construction Methods, Materials and Technology
- Operational and Resource Management
- Innovation in Construction
- The Environment and Sustainable Issues

Year 2

- Preconstruction Management: Planning, Estimating and Tendering
- Professional Practice
- Economic and Financial Management
- Environmental and Construction Technology Design
- Maintenance of Buildings and Services
- Research Methods in Construction and the Built Environment

Year 3

- Contracts Management and Dispute Resolution
- Sustainable Construction and the Environment
- Current Issues in the Built Environment
- Research Project
- Project Management: Development and Evaluation

Applicants aged 21+

Applicants over 21 years old can apply based on their work experience. Consequently, academic qualifications/diploma is not required.

Applicants without academic diplomas need to demonstrate motivation and their suitability for this specific course.

To sum up, you don’t need any qualifications to be accepted at the university or college. You just need to speak basic English.

Academic (standard) requirements for applicants under 21 years old)

● 32 UCAS points
● At least one A level (or a minimum of 32 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, e.g. BTEC Subsidiary/National/BTEC Extended Diploma)

English language requirements

● All applicants can take FREE English test

There will be nine to twelve hours of lectures, workshops, and tutorials per week.

You will be evaluated through group projects, coursework, portfolios, and presentations in addition to reports, business plans, and seen and unseen tests. You'll need to create an e-portfolio with real-world projects and investigations for some modules. Additionally, you'll write a dissertation your senior year.

Funding for your studies

All of the students will receive Student Finance which means that you don't need to pay anything.

Tuition Fee Loans

Your tuition fees are paid using a tuition fee loan. This is given to your University or College directly. Only once you have completed your study and are making at least £26,575 per year do loan repayments begin. Students who study full- or part-time may apply

Maintenance Loans

To pay for living expenses, you can also apply for a Maintenance Loan if you qualify. T his loan is deposited straight into your bank account. After you complete your degree and earn more than £26,575, your maintenance loan is due. Please visit for additional details.

Maintenance Loan is NOT eligible for studying ONLINE.

Maintenance Grants

Additionally, you can apply for a Maintenance Grant to assist with living expenses. At the beginning of the term, maintenance grants are deposited straight into your bank account. Although you are not required to pay them back, any money you get will lower the amount of the Maintenance Loan you might be eligible for should you decide to apply for one as well.

General info

Student finance for undergraduate degrees covers:

- Tuition fee Loan - £9250 per year. This money goes directly from the Student Loan Company to the University (you don’t touch this money).
- Maintenance loan: covers your own expenses and living costs.
- £9706 per year in you live outside the London
- £13000 if you live in London
The maintenance Loan goes directly to your account and you can do with this money whatever you want.

If you have pre-settled status you need to work and keep working during the status.
If you have a settled status you don’t need to work.

The loan is provided by the UK government and covers 100% of the tuition fees charged by universities. The repayment rules are very favourable.

More information can be found on the government website:

Enrolling for July & September 2023

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