Are you looking to further your career in construction? Get an insight into building design, production, management and the technologies used in the industry with our course. When you graduate, you can go straight into work or do a top-up year to achieve an honours degree.
Mixing vital theory with hands-on learning, you’ll immerse yourself in the world of construction.
We'll give you a taste of the whole construction process, including surveying, quantity surveying and architectural technology. After a broad introduction to the construction industry, you’ll get the chance to decide what interests you the most and then specialise in your chosen construction area.
You’ll learn to predict and analyse potential problems in building, and to create workable and economic solutions. You’ll also gain vital skills that will give you the confidence to communicate effectively and be able to present complex concepts to clients.
Put your learning to the test on site visits and with our specialist facilities, including site-standard surveying equipment and a dedicated computer suite offering the latest in CAD, project management and financial software. We also have labs for geotechnics, hydraulics, structures, engineering materials and concrete-testing.
We also offer our Constructionarium which is a week-long construction experience.
With your foundation degree you'll have career opportunities in areas such as construction management, building surveying or quantity surveying. You choose the focus of your learning during your course, so you’ll become skilled in the areas that you’re passionate about.
You might find that you enjoy studying so much that you’d like to continue rather than going straight out to work. Graduating from this course means you’d only have to do one more year with us to achieve a full honours degree.
Throughout the course, we’ll use a range of assessment methods to help measure your progress. Besides exams, you’ll be assessed on your project work, case studies, reports, workplace assessments, presentations and role-plays.
The Faculty of Science & Technology is one of the largest of five faculties at Anglia Ruskin University. Whether you choose to study with us full- or part-time, on campus or at a distance, there’s an option whatever your level – from a foundation degree, to a BSc, MSc, PhD or professional doctorate.
Whichever course you pick, you’ll gain the theory and practical skills needed to progress with confidence. Join us and you could find yourself learning in the very latest laboratories or on field trips or work placements with well-known and respected companies. You may even have the opportunity to study abroad.
Everything we do in the faculty has a singular purpose: to provide a world-class environment to create, share and advance knowledge in science and technology fields. This is key to all of our futures.
For more information about tuition fees, including the UK Government's commitment to EU students, please see our UK/EU funding pages
Additional costs for Constructionarium
You will be asked to make a contribution of between £250 and £300 towards the cost of food and accommodation. You will also be asked to provide your own safety shoes or boots and warm outdoor clothing. Other personal protective equipment will be provided.
We offer most new undergraduate students funding to support their studies and university life. There’s also finance available for specific groups of students.
Grants and scholarships are available for:
We've a number of scholarships, as well as some fee discounts for early payment.
Important additional notes
Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
All tariff points must come from A levels. Points from AS levels cannot be counted towards the total tariff points required for entry to this course.
We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.
Add all your qualifications to the tariff calculator and check your total score against the entry requirements for your chosen intake, which can be found above
Full-time, sandwich-thick undergraduate (3 years, 4 years with placement)
January 2017, September 2017
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