Do you have the ambition to join a new generation of construction professionals who are shaping the future of the industry?
On this BEng (Hons) Construction Engineering Management degree course, you’ll get the leadership, interpersonal, technical and management skills you need to start a career in this rapidly changing field.
This course will open doors to a rewarding career in construction engineering management, whether you’re looking to work nationally or take your ambition abroad to manage teams on international projects.
What you'll experience
On this degree course, you'll:
- Explore markets and environments that will become your workplace and apply what you learn to practical scenarios
- Do field studies and labs in surveying, soil mechanics, environmental hydraulics and construction
- Be introduced to key theories and principles that civil engineering practice is based on, then go on to study specific engineering topics that match your interests
- Work alongside our network of civil engineering consulting and contracting organisations
- Develop the skills you need to manage teams and projects, and boost your leadership abilities
- Have the opportunity to study abroad
Work experience and career planning
To give you the best chance of securing a great job when you graduate, our Careers and Employability service can help you find relevant work experience during your course.
We can help you identify placements, internships, voluntary roles and freelancing opportunities that will complement your studies and build your CV.
Teaching methods on this course include:
- group work
There’s an emphasis on applying your knowledge to practical situations, with lab and field work that supplies you with opportunities to put what you learn into practice.
How you'll be assessed
You’ll be assessed through:
- written exams
- web assessments
- essays and reports
- project presentations
- a dissertation
You’ll be able to test your skills and knowledge informally before you do assessments that count towards your final mark.
You can get feedback on all practice and formal assessments so you can improve in the future.
The way you’re assessed may depend on the modules you select. As a guide, students on this course last year were typically assessed as follows:
- Year 1 students: 65% by written exams, 4% by practical exams and 31% by coursework
- Year 2 students: 53% by written exams, 9% by practical exams and 38% by coursework
- Year 3 students: 20% by written exams, 10% by practical exams and 70% by coursework
Careers and opportunities
Working in the construction and engineering sector is an interesting, challenging and rewarding career. You'll be able to work in a variety of construction industry roles when you finish this degree.
You'll also meet the entry requirements for many graduate engineering programmes and can continue your studies to achieve chartered status or become an Incorporated Engineer without further study.
What can you do with a Construction Engineering Management degree?
Previous students have gone on to work in areas such as:
- project management
- site engineering
- site management
- civil engineering
- structural engineering
What jobs can you do with a Construction Engineering Management degree?
Roles they've taken on include:
- civil and structural consultancy engineer
- civil engineering contractor
- graduate structural engineer
- construction engineer
Our Careers and Employability service will provide support and advice throughout your studies, and for 5 years after you graduate.