The BSc in Construction Engineering Management is a four-year sandwich course fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).
The construction industry is vital to economy and society. Careers are on offer in building and assembling infrastructure, and construction projects in homes and buildings.
Careers in construction include project managers and construction managers, who coordinate and plan the work to be done by construction workers and skilled labourers and oversee the overall operations of the site and project. Professionals in this role should have a bachelors degree or significant work experience in the field. Other hands-on careers include labourers, construction equipment operators, plumbers, electricians and welders who may work directly for construction companies or work under contract for specific job purposes. In addition, there are many other careers associated with the construction industry including estimators, surveyors, contract administrators and inspectors that are charged with ensuring proper building codes and safety regulations.
While advanced degrees can now help individuals gain the skill necessary to work in this field, much of the work involves practical, hands-on experience and technical knowledge of the materials and functioning properties of fixtures and structures. Individuals in this field typically enjoy working outdoors using physical labour and manually working on projects, and should be interested in how things work. There is a great deal of coordinating and planning in the field is imperative. Many professionals and workers in the construction field may work based on specific project contracts for large companies, small projects and individual clients.
Professionals in the field must work with a variety of stakeholders, including the client, government authorities, planners and designers, and building code and regulation inspectors.
This is a multidisciplinary, broad-based building course with a focus on the technical and managerial aspects of construction project management. The programme is sponsored by a consortium of contractors. The consortium companies offer sponsorships, work placements and graduate jobs for the students, and enable practical experience for the students in the form of site visits and guest speakers. I want to find another Bachelor Course The course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building, and prepares its graduates for a wide range of management roles in the construction industry.
Programme Structure Communication Introduction to Structural Design Building Materials Principles of Design and Construction Building Environmental Science Introduction to Economics Principles of Law Principles of Design and Construction Building Production Methods of Measurement Research Assignment Contract Administration Management Principles & Practices