The BSc Construction Management (top-up) program is to facilitate those who have already achieved 240 Higher National Diploma (HND) credits on any of Pearson’s BTEC Higher National Construction pathways.
The program is run in partnership with and accredited by De Montfort University (DMU), students will be affiliated as both DMU and Leicester College students and have access to facilities for both academic institutions. The program will provide the final 120 credits needed to gain a Bachelor’s degree (360 credits) in construction management.
The course has also further been accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and awards students with initial membership upon graduating.
What You'll Learn
First-year modules, subject to change:
1. Research Methodologies (EPDA3812) – Understand research methods, techniques, and requirements in undertaking a research project (see Construction Management Dissertation)
2. Corporate Management Finance (EPDA3810) – Develop a knowledge and understanding of financial routes in funding construction projects, setting budgets, cash flow, balancing accounts, and financial statements.
3. Sustainable Innovation (EPDA3809) – An in-depth look into current and new sustainable innovational concepts in improving the construction industry’s green credentials.
4. Contract Practice Administration (EPDA3814) – An overview of types of construction contracts, applications, requirements, and associated administrative duties.
Second year modules, subject to change:
1. Project Management (EPDA2813) – Understand the role of a project manager within the construction industry and the importance of project managers in the successful running of a construction project.
2. Construction Management Planning (EPDA3811) – An overview of management and planning requirements in the running of construction projects.
3. Construction Management Dissertation (EPDA3815) – Dissertation research project with a focus on the construction industry sector.
Higher National Diploma (HND) credits on any of Pearson’s BTEC Higher National Construction pathways. Merit and above preferred.
How you will be assessed
You will be assessed through pre-set assignments, case studies, individual projects and reports, timed assessments, and presentations, culminating with a final year dissertation project.
Total Fees: £2495.00
No additional costs.
If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.
For more information, please see our course fee disclaimers page.
Course and Career progression
On completing BSc Construction Management, Master’s degree programmes are available from a variety of Universities within the UK and beyond in construction, management and other related sectors.
– MSc Masters of Science
– MA Masters of Arts
– MBA Masters of Business Administration
Career progression – construction management, quantity surveyor, project manager, construction technician, estimator, education, consultancy and many other construction and management-type roles.