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BSc (Hons) in Construction

  1. CampusMaidstone
  2. Course Length1.5 Years
  3. Type of CoursePart Time
  4. Week Commencing04-02-2019
  5. Annual Fee£1983

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The Details

MidKent College's BSc (Hons) in Construction is a top-up stage of the Foundation Degree/HND in Construction.

This stage requires 120 credits (eight modules) to be attained from the following list. Specific required modules and options for each student will be agreed by the programme director.

Core modules:

  • Construction dissertation (double module)
  • Building technology
  • Contracts and procurement
  • Economics and financial studies
  • Law and contract
  • Management applications
  • Personal skills

    Optional modules:
  • Building construction (B)
  • Building services
  • Measurement
  • Tendering and estimating
  • QS practice
  • Refurbishment, maintenance and adaptation
  • Urban environment

    The modules are internally assessed using a variety of methods and styles as appropriate to each module. Assessment methods include assignments, research projects, problem-solving case studies, practical tasks, group work, oral presentations, time-constrained assignments and formal examinations.

    Other Important Info

  • As the final stage of the BSc (Hons) degree the learning focuses upon application of previous learning, skills and knowledge attained
  • Learning is research-based with both independent and guided study to enable the student to produce work of a professional and academic standard
  • Lecturers will be supplemented with tutorial/practical support
  • Students will usually wish to purchase textbooks, although there are extensive library and online resources available
  • Ceremony costs apply for those wishing to attend the graduation
  • This programme is validated by the University of Kent

    Future Prospects

    It will give designating letters BSc (Hons) and give exemption for the academic requirement for corporate membership of CIOB and a route to professional membership of other institutions.

    Entry Requirements

    Students will require 240 credits attained via a Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma. An interview with the programme director will confirm the entry level.

    Why Choose MidKent College?

  • We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments you’ll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
  • Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
  • The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training. In the 2016 National Student survey, our higher-education students gave the College a student satisfaction score of 91%, ranking us 27th out of the 375 institutions that took part.
  • Our career advisers booked 1040 careers interviews in 2017-2018! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.

    • What our students say...

      Luke Tompsett

      I chose to study Building Services Engineering as I find the subject very interesting. I am in the second year of the course and have covered heating and ventilation and general building studies, together with building regulation and legislation. My favourite unit so far is heating just because of all the different calculations that you use. I am ...