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Construction Management

School of Construction & Built Environments

Advantages & Careers

Construction management is the process of overseeing and managing ANY construction project. Hence, its always on demand !

Construction management is the process of overseeing a building project. In this field, professionals can work in a variety of roles related to different stages of construction

Future Careers:

  • Field engineer

  • Construction superintendent

  • Sustainability consultant

  • Construction project manager

  • Site Engineer

  • General Contractor

  • Construction Project Director

Program Summary

Construction Management is the management of process that results in the roads, bridges, buildings and industrial facilities upon which we all depend.

The built environment involves marshaling the resources required ― labor, materials, equipment, time and money ― and then translating the work of architects and engineers into tangible structures.

Construction Managers deal with every facet of a construction project including labor relations, cost evaluation, materials handling, city planning, and many more.

Program Objectives

The overall aims of the course is to provide students with the skills and understanding of the principles, practices, and ethics in the construction industry within the context at national and global level. This will be achieved by:

1. Equipping students with the knowledge, understanding and skills to take on a leadership role in the global construction industry.

2. Providing students with the necessary knowledge in risk management, health and safety, legislation and management in order to integrate effectively in construction project teams.

3. Developing students’ skills that will support their career and ongoing professional development.

4. Preparing students for graduate employment, postgraduate study and lifelong learning.

Year 1 - UK Level 3
   3 Core Mandatory Subjects
+ 3 Optional Subjects
+    General Education Subjects

YEAR 1 - UK Level 3

 

 3 Core Mandatory Subjects/Units

  1. Unit 1: CBE101 - Construction Technology (60 GLH)

  2. Unit 2: CBE102 - Construction Design (60 GLH)

  3. Unit 3: CBE 103 - Construction Science (60 GLH)

3 Optional Subjects/Units

to choose from the following list:

  1. Unit 7: CBE107 -  Graphical Detailing (60 GLH)

  2. Unit 8: CBE108 -  Sustainability in Construction (60 GLH)

  3. Unit 9: CBE109 -  Building Information Modelling and Artificial Intelligence (60 GLH)

  4. Unit 11: CBE111 -  Management of a Construction Project (60 GLH)

  5. Unit 12: CBE112 -  Building Surveying in Construction (60 GLH)

  6. Unit 13: CBE113 -  Site Engineering for Construction (60 GLH)

  7. Unit 14: CBE114 -  Low Temperature Hot Water Systems in Building Services (60 GLH)

  8. Unit 15: CBE115 -  Measurement Techniques in Construction (60 GLH)

  9. Unit 16: CBE116 -  Provision of Primary Services in Buildings (60 GLH)

  10. Unit 18: CBE118 -  Work Experience (60 GLH)

  11. Unit 19: CBE119 -  Projects in Construction (60 GLH)

  12. Unit 20: CBE120 -  Quantity Surveying (60 GLH)

  13. Unit 22: CBE122 -  Economics and Finance in Construction (60 GLH)

+ General Education Subjects

Year 2 - UK Level 4
   4 Core Mandatory Subjects
+ 2 Mandatory Specialist Subjects
+
2 Optional Subjects
+   General Education Subjects

YEAR 2 - UK Level 4

Core Mandatory Subjects/Units

  1. Unit 1: CBE201 - Individual Project (15 UK Credits)

  2. Unit 2: CBE202 - Construction Technology (15 UK Credits)

  3. Unit 3: CBE203 - Science & Materials (15 UK Credits)

  4. Unit 4: CBE204 - Construction Practice & Management (15 UK Credits)

 

+ 2 Mandatory Specialist Subject/Unit

  1. Unit 5: CBE205 - Legal & Statutory Responsibilities in Construction (15 UK Credits)

  2. Unit 6: CBE206 - Construction Information (Drawing, Detailing, Specification) (15 UK Credits)

+ 2 Optional Subjects/Units

to choose from the following list:

  1. Unit 7: CBE207 -  Surveying, Measuring & Setting-out (15 UK Credits)

  2. Unit 13: CBE213 -  Tender & Procurement (15 UK Credits)

  3. Unit 14: CBE214 -  Building Information Modelling (15 UK Credits)

  4. Unit 15: CBE215 -  Principles of Refurbishment (15 UK Credits)

  5. Unit 16: CBE216 -  Principles of Alternative Energy (15 UK Credits)

  6. Unit 17: CBE217 -  Principles of Public Health Engineering (15 UK Credits)

  7. Unit 18: CBE218 -  Civil Engineering Technology (15 UK Credits)

  8. Unit 19: CBE219 -  Principles of Electrical Design & Installation (15 UK Credits)

  9. Unit 21: CBE221 -  Site Supervision & Operations (15 UK Credits)

+ General Education Subjects

Year 3 - UK Level 5
   1 Core Mandatory Subject
+ 3 Mandatory Specialist Subjects
+
 3 Optional Subjects
+   General Education Subjects

YEAR 3 - UK Level 5

 

Core Mandatory Subject/Unit

  1. Unit 22: CBE322 – Group Project (30 UK Credits)

 

+ 3 Mandatory Specialist Subjects/Units

  1. Unit 23: CBE323 – Contracts & Management (15 UK Credits)

  2. Unit 24: CBE324 – Project Management (15 UK Credits)

  3. Unit 25: CBE325 – Management for Complex Buildings Projects (15 UK Credits)

+ 3 Optional Subjects/Units

to choose from the following list:

  1. Unit 35: CBE335 - Alternative Methods of Construction (15 UK Credits)

  2. Unit 36: CBE336 - Advanced Building Information Modelling (15 UK Credits)  

  3. Unit 37: CBE337 - Environmental Assessment & Monitoring (15 UK Credits)

  4. Unit 38: CBE338 - Personal Professional Development (15 UK Credits)

  5. Unit 39: CBE339 - Transport Systems for Buildings (15 UK Credits)

  6. Unit 40: CBE340 - Alternative Energy Systems Design & Installation (15 UK Credits)

  7. Unit 42: CBE342 - Highway Engineering (15 UK Credits)

  8. Unit 43: CBE343 - Hydraulics (15 UK Credits)

  9. Unit 44: CBE344 - Advanced Surveying & Measurement (15 UK Credits)

  10. Unit 45: CBE345 - Maintenance & Operations (15 UK Credits)

  11. Unit 46: CBE346 - Advanced Materials (15 UK Credits)

  12. Unit 47: CBE347 - Construction Data Management (15 UK Credits)

+ General Education Subjects

Year 4 - UK Level 6 (Top-Up)
   5 Manda
tory Specialist Subjects
+   General Education Subjects

YEAR 4 - UK Level 6 (Top-Up)

 5 Mandatory Specialist Subjects/Units

  1. Unit 1: CBE401/ ENG401 /EAC3019-N            Group Design (20 UK Credits)

  2. Unit 5 : CBE405 / MMD3043-N                        Construction Management & Contracts (20 UK Credits)

  3. Unit 11: CBE411 / ENG3022-N                          Digital Information Management in Construction (20 UK Credits)

  4. Unit 12: CBE412 / ENG3023-N                       Supply Chain Management in Construction (20 UK Credits)

  5. Unit 15 : CBE415 / ENG3024-N                      Construction Project (40 UK Credits)

+ General Education Subjects

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