Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Construction Management
Brownfield Regeneration and Construction Technology (Commercial Buildings)
Develop an understanding of the principles and applications of construction technologies related to high rise structures, commercial and industrial buildings. Aspects of civil engineering and building services technology will also be investigated.
Academic, Leadership and Employment Skills
The principal aim of this module is to develop an understanding of the key professional relationships between the various disciplines involved in the management of construction projects. This including the development of team working skills through completion of a group based project where students are brought together into teams within which a set of structured / interrelated tasks are undertaken in order to develop the student's personal development, management, communication and problem solving skills in a team environment.
This module aims to develop students' knowledge and understanding of Human Resource Management (HRM) professional practices and their impact upon the operations of the construction industry. It also aims to develop students'’ skills to enable them to: critically review, analyse, synthesise and summarise an issue by organising, analysing and interpreting published material, and drawing out conclusions.
Development Economics and Finance
The principal aim of this module is to develop a wide ranging understanding of the development process within the economic, legal, political and social environment of the UK.
Contract Administration and Dispute Resolution
The principal aim of this module is: (i) provide understanding of the legal framework within which construction firms and projects are managed and techniques for resolving disputes often encountered; (ii) to develop skills necessary to analyse construction contracts and case law; (iii) develop understanding of good practice in the administration of contracts.
This module explores the requirements of sustainable development to see how these affect and influence the range of environmental services required in sustainable construction and, furthermore, it highlights the impact of such services on the internal and external environment.
Global Construction Management
This module aims to develop students' knowledge and understanding of business concepts including risk management, strategic management, organisational culture and business ethics, as applied to construction projects. It also aims to further develop students’ skills to enable them to: critically review and analyse a specified problem and synthesise a possible solution by organising and interpreting published material, and drawing out conclusions.
Construction Planning and Programming
The principal aim of this module is to develop an understanding of the basic concepts of project planning and how to prepare a construction programme manually and by using computer software. This module is an overview to reasons for, and methods of, planning and controlling the production process, directly related to the construction industry.
Built Environment Dissertation
This module aims to develop the student's ability to research and report on a subject related to their degree course. It facilitates the identification and solving of a selected problem or exploration of a chosen issue using well founded research methodology; and presentation of the results of such investigation in a formal report format.
*the above module information is subject to review.