BSc (Hons) Construction Management

1. Qualification details

Qualification name BSc In Construction Management - Leicester College
Qualification level Level 6
Awarding organisation De Montfort University
Course webpage
Course type Part time
Course start date 20 September 2019
Instruction language English
Additional price description Please see the funding and fees section of the University Level Course Guide.
Funding information Advanced Learner Loans available
Attendance pattern Not known

2. Course description

This level 6 Top-Up is ideal for people who want to combine employment with continued learning and professional development. There is a shortage of suitably qualified professional at this level and graduates from the BSc (Hons) in construction management top-up programme would be well qualified to meet this need. This course aims to provide sound knowledge, both core and applied, and skills for students aspiring management career in construction thus enabling them to manage projects, people and business success. The course offers a mix of tutorial support and in-College learning. You will be expected to attend College approximately sixteen full-day sessions over the first year; this will be a mix of examination dates as well as structured lectures.

3. Entry requirements

As this course is a designated top-up qualification, applicants will need to have successfully completed a level 5 qualification in a related subject (HND/Foundation Degree) in Construction. You are expected to hold GCSE English and maths at grade 4/C or equivalent. We welcome applicants who do not match standard entry requirements but who can demonstrate the ability to study this subject at university level, and who can evidence relevant experience. Due to the nature of this programme, you may be invited to attend an interview or audition. Where necessary other means of interview/audition (i.e. telephone, web-based, CD/DVD) can be arranged.

4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

During the programme, you should experience a variety of formative and summative assessment tasks which challenge a broad range of your skills and understanding. The main types of learning through assessment are categorised below: Practice-led - You are set a brief which asks you to demonstrate your learning through the completion of predominantly skills-based exercises. These often need to be backed up by support work through the use of journals/blogs. Presentation - Either an individual or a group talk which is specifically structured to communicate relevant information. As well as content, the performance may be assessed (e.g. how effectively you communicated and how well a group worked together) Project proposal - A formal account of the planning and intended scope of a project, written early in the development cycle. Also known as a 'brief'. Report/journal - A write-up of a project using a formal and concisely structured style or the recording of the creative journey in the form of a sketchbook or blog Essay/dissertation - A piece of writing that explores a topic in detail, including the development of your own ideas. Written in a formal, organised style usually with a minimum and maximum word limit. Self-assessment - An opportunity to reflect on individual performance and development - often tracked through a notebook/sketchbook log Peer assessment - Students assessing other students - often used when undertaking summative group projects as a stimulus for thinking about own performance in relation to others. Group criticisms offer a valuable opportunity for formative responses to portfolio work. Vlog - Either an individual or a group present a video log specifically structured to communicate relevant information. As well as content, the performance may be assessed (e.g. how effectively you communicated and how well a group worked together).

6. Venue

Name Freemen's Park Campus
Address Aylestone Road
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Phone 0116 224 2240

7. Other dates and venues

Venue Start date Options
Freemen's Park Campus 13 September 2020 View course