London South Bank University

Course Introduction

The construction industry is both varied and exciting. Look at London's changing skyline and the demand for professionals in the built environment becomes obvious. From The Shard to Battersea Power Station, taking in the regeneration of Elephant & Castle and Nine Elms, there are swathes of new developments that will require large number of building professionals over the next decade. The construction industry is experiencing a need for well'qualified personnel to be involved in all stages of such exciting developments.

Course Modules

Year 1: supporting studies; surveying and setting out; legal and economic context; construction technology and materials; construction technology and structures; building services and environmental science. Year 2: construction contract law; measurement 1 and documentation; estimating and tendering process; production management; construction planning; management of organisation. Year 3: research project; project management; corporate management and finance; contract practice and administration; sustainable construction and the environment; construction management project.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 years
Part Time Day
BSc (Hons)
4 years
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 96-112
  • International Baccalaureate 24
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) M2
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma D*D*
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMD
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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71% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 40%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 69%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 79%

75% Go on to work and/or study

In work 55
Studying 15
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 15
Unknown 5

25% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 26%

Total Coursework: 72%

Total Practical: 2%

£4,480 - £5,226
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,940 - £6,396
Typical cost of private accommodation