Construction management is the area of building and construction that deals with planning, design, and ensuring that projects are delivered on time and in a safe manner. Your knowledge of all areas of construction will be developed, making you aware of how your designs and plans affect the surrounding environment, as well as how to work with people from all backgrounds and in different countries.
An undergraduate degree in construction management will focus on building a foundation of knowledge in the main areas of the subject. You will develop your knowledge of the construction process, construction materials, procurement, contracts, civil engineering, the built environment, and the construction industry.
Your course will be delivered through a mixture of modes. These will include lectures and seminars, as well as incorporating practical sessions and site visits. You may be presented with the opportunity to take part in a work placement module or year, which will allow you to apply your knowledge to real life situations.