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Construction Management and Property Development BSc (Hons)

Education with the personal touch

Duration: 3 years full time. With an optional placement year, 4 years. Course fees: £10,225 year* *These fees apply if you are starting this course between September 2013 and August 2014. We recommend you check fees as they can change. Costs can increase each year.

Start date: September UCAS Code: K252

Why choose this course? This course is a big step towards membership of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) which means you could get Chartered status to further boost your earning power. The course has been developed to be both relevant and challenging and will develop your practical approach to construction, problem solving and decision-making.


Construction CAD and Personal Development



Construction Organisation and Economics

Environmental Design and Services

Construction Materials Technology

Site Surveying 1



Technology and Structures 1

Measurement and Cost Studies

Technology and Structures 2


Project Planning and Development

Construction Research Methods and Personal Development

Procurement, Contracts and Legal Studies

Facilities Management and Property Development

Professional Practice and Project Management

Cost Management and Property Valuation

Innovation in Construction Management

How you’ll learn You'll be encouraged to challenge accepted ideas and analyse competing theories, with great emphasis on seminars, tutorials and small group study.

Your career Our graduates are mainly employed by construction and civil engineering contractors who work for large companies, and for the public sector. Some have also entered the teaching profession, and others undertake further postgraduate study such as our MSc in Construction Project Management. Once you've completed the course, you'll have every opportunity to pursue an exciting, professional career in construction management, project management, site management or manufacturing.


Language – A qualification such as IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all areas) or TOEFL – 550 (paper based), 213 (computer based), 80 (internet based). See our website for other accepted qualifications or phone us: +44 (0)1332 591698.

This course will introduce you to practical skills in construction technology and allow you to develop the best way to learn, interpret data and understand the theories of construction management. You'll evolve a deeper knowledge of construction management through interdisciplinary professional practice and independent study.


Entry requirements: Academic – 220 UCAS tariff points, of which at least 180 must be from your International Baccalaureate or equivalent qualification.

About the course


Where you will study: Derby Campus – Markeaton Street site

What you’ll cover


Construction Management and Property Development BSc (Hons)

Independent Study and Personal Development

Additional information


You’ll study this course full time, but if you want to top up a foundation degree or HND you can study stage three by day release, subject to bridging requirements being met.

Stage two You’ll be able to choose from: ▪ Maintenance and Refurbishment ▪ Property Development and Appraisal

Between the second and third year you will have the option of developing your skills and knowledge in industry by completing a work placement. On completion of two modules, you’ll be awarded the Diploma in Professional Practice. You’ll be based at Markeaton Street, where you’ll use the latest software including ArchiCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Project and Cato CADMeasure. We regularly have experts from industry as guest lecturers, and we’ve got links with renowned companies so you’ll be able to work on live projects that will give you valuable real-world experience.

Diploma in Professional Practice You’ll take: ▪ Applied Professional Practice ▪ Contemporary Issues in Professional Practice

Get in touch Martin Adlington E: T: +44 (0)1332 593216

The information in this leaflet was correct when we produced it, but please check our website for the most up to date information.

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