BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management (International)

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BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management (International)

COURSE SUMMARY

You will develop economic, legal, technical and managerial knowledge and skills. You will also have the opportunity to take part in project-orientated group work where real-life problems will be tackled. You will learn how to plan, organise and control construction operations and you will gain knowledge in all stages of the process – from initial feasibility studies through to design, construction, maintenance, refurbishment and demolition.

Construction project managers lead, manage and control all construction operations. Their primary role is to ensure that construction projects are completed on-time and within budget. They identify and control resources and ensure quality standards and safety requirements are met.

  • PROGRAM Undergraduate Degrees
  • DURATION 4 years
  • LANGUAGE English

YEAR 1 - Foundation Year

The Foundation Year has been designed to bridge the gap between High School and effective Honours Degree Study. The modules focus on the development of key skills, including studying independently and collaboratively, critical thinking, academic and professional writing and quantitative techniques. A key focus of the Foundation Year is a collaborative project, where students will work together to develop solutions to real-world problems. Modules include:

 

• Critical Reflection and Thinking
• Human Rights
• Arabic for Business
• Multi-disciplinary Project
• Built Environment and Professional Practice
• Applied Mathematics
• The Modern History of Bahrain

YEAR 2

Modules may include:

 

• Technology 1
• Introduction to Construction Management
• Environmental Science and Services
• Construction Management Project 1
• Introduction to Law and Regulatory Frameworks
• Economics and Management

YEAR 3

Modules may include:

 

• Technology 2
• Construction Process Management
• Procurement and Administration
• Lean and Offsite Production Management
• Multi-disciplinary Project
• Construction Management Project 2

YEAR 4

Modules may include:

 

• Professional Practice
• Project Management
• Construction Law and Dispute Resolution
• Sustainable Design and Construction
• Integrated Design and Delivery Systems
• Discipline Research Project

INDUSTRIAL PLACEMENT YEAR

You also have the option to take a placement year between years 3 and 4. If you wish to take a placement year you will be responsible for securing your own work placement. The university will help you to develop your employability skills. An academic member of staff is appointed to be your placement tutor. Your progress within your placement is monitored by the appointed placement tutor with visits to your place of employment, ‘telephone visits’ and the assessment of a written end of placement report which you prepare.

• Statement of Graduation (Secondary School General Certificate)
• High School Diploma with an overall average of 75% over the last three years of high school (years 10, 11 and 12)
• IELTS Academic Test Score of 5.5 minimum, with a minimum of 5.0 in each component

APPLICANT PROFILE

In addition to our academic entry requirements, we also look for certain characteristics in each student. Possessing these characteristics will not only help you to fulfil your potential at university, but is also an essential requirement for a successful career in the property and built environment.

All our courses are management focused; therefore leadership skills and a hard-working approach are important. Property and built environment caters for many different skills from creativity and original thinking to efficiency and technical ability, so you should be willing to develop in new areas.

The modern property and real estate sector relies on a multidisciplinary team-based approach to work. Therefore all our courses combine academic study with group project work, so it is essential that you are a good team player.

Most importantly we want you to have a real passion for developing, advancing and shaping the future of the property and real estate sector.