Construction Management BA

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Construction Management BA

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Bachelor

    • Duration:

      3 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      £ 9,000 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      £ 11,500

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    The University of Wales Trinity Saint David‘s BA in Construction Management could be your first step into a leadership role in one of the UK’s most recession-proof industries. No matter the recent market fluctuations, recruitment demand for trained construction managers has remained high. The construction sector now employs some 3 million people in the UK alone, almost 8% of total employment nationwide. UWSTD is proud to have contributed so many much-needed professionals to this ever growing industry.

    You’ll learn both the technical aspects of construction, bit relating to infrastructure, civil engineering and conventional real estate development. You’ll also learn the management and leadership techniques that are unique to this industry.

    All in all, you’ll be prepared to take on a leadership or management role in a very exciting, competitive and lucrative industry. You might find employment within the UK, in Europe more broadly or half way around the world – your credentials will be respected almost anywhere on Earth.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    Course Outline

    This degree program is typically delivered over 3 at full time, or over as many as 6 years at part time. Whether you opt for a single semester’s internship or a full year of work placement (if available), you’ll learn vital real world skills from experienced professionals and gained the kind of experience which looks great on any CV. If you opt for a full year’s work placement, this will be a 4 year degree, or up to 7 years part time.

    Year 1 Subjects Include:

    • Building Information Modelling and CAD
    • Built Environment Issues, Academic and Professional Skills
    • Construction Technology 1
    • Law for the Built Environment
    • Science, Structural Appreciation & Materials
    • Surveying

    Year 2 Subjects Include:

    • BREEAM New Construction Assessment
    • Built Environment Services
    • Construction Technology 2
    • Contract Practice & Procedures
    • Research Methods and GIS
    • Site Production & Project Management

    Year 3 Subjects Include:

    • Construction Project Management
    • Construction Technology 3
    • Individual Research Project
    • Integrated Project 3
    • Project Planning Monitoring & Control

    Learning & Teaching

    The University of Wales Trinity Saint David strives to provide an academically rich, challenging and vocationally relevant learning experience for all of its students. Many different teaching and assessment methods are used, varying with the subject matter being taught and the preferences of each course tutor. You’ll be assessed in many ways, but each will focus on developing an industry-relevant skill or increasing your employability after graduation in other ways.

    Career Possiblities

    A BA in Construction Management from UWTSD was created to help you take your place in a rapidly expanding industry which is always in demand for trained management personnel. You’ll be in a great position to apply for nearly any management or leadership role in construction or a related industry. Many graduates go on to get an MBA, a similar Master’s degree or professional certification. Others go into project management more generally.

    Entry Credit

    Successful completion will result in a 3 year BA degree.

    Applicants must typically have earned 96 UCAS Tariff points or the international equivalent. The full list of qualifications which are accepted can be found here.

    All classes are taught in English, and international students will be required to show proficiency in English by scoring well on an approved test. A good IELTS score would qualify, for example.

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