Professional course Construction Project Management Practice

Entry year
2022/23
Course code
Z42000165
Application
University
Level
Professional/Short Course
Department
Architecture and the Built Environment
Campus
Frenchay
Duration
5 days
Delivery
Lecture (on campus)
Course Director
Trina Ratcliffe-Pacheco

Page last updated 10 June 2022

Introduction

Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Design, Construction and Operations is fast becoming the industry standard approach to designing, analysing, and managing building lifecycle. 

In Construction Project Management Practice you will integrate your project manager skills by selecting a project case study and analysing it in relation to environment, client objectives, feasibility, strategy, implementation, and commissioning.

Entry requirements

Participants are expected to have a first degree at 2.2 level or above (or equivalent), or alternatively have industrial experience.

If you are a non-UK student you will need to show your valid passport on entry to the UK. Please check your eligibility to visit and study in the UK here. If you are a non-Irish EU national currently resident in Ireland please contact us for further advice.

If English is not your country's first language, you will be required to provide evidence to show you meet the UK Border Agency and the University's minimum English Language requirements.

We strongly recommend that you speak to the course tutor prior to the course if you are unsure about your suitability to complete the course or assessment.

Careers / Further study

This module can be taken as a stand alone module, or used to build up credit towards a named postgraduate qualification (PG Certificate, PG Diploma or Masters) within our Environment and Technology Awards: Construction Project Management, Quantity Surveying.

Structure

Content

On successful completion of this module students will be able to:

1. Independently evaluate and advise on the environmental influences affecting a complex construction project;
2. Demonstrate a professional and ethical approach to project delivery;
3. Report on the feasibility and financial viability of a construction project using various techniques including value analysis;
4. Prepare a strategic framework for the organisation systems required to run a major project;
5. Evaluate the concepts of conflict management and recognise the key team roles and the importance of teambuilding;
6. Formulate and justify effective monitoring and control systems for delivery, quality and value of the project;
7. Evaluate and review, project performance and understand the importance of feedback for future practice;
8. Develop environmentally sustainable project management methods including innovative practices and reference to safe and healthy systems.

Learning and Teaching

The module is delivered by way of five study days for face to face teaching. Recorded lectures and the use of email discussion groups of virtual learning environments (VLEs) and other technology-aided means are also employed.

Assessment

The module will be assessed through an oral poster presentation and a written report.

Features

Study facilities

The University has excellent facilities, accessible to all students, as required; however, it is expected that much of the work will be carried out within the work environment.

Find out more about the facilities and resources UWE has to offer.

Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

Course dates

This course is planned to run again in 2023. Course dates, updated fees and online booking forms will be published here in the summer of 2022. Please complete our online enquiry form below to be notified once these details are made available.

Cohort February 2023TimeLocation
TBC10:00-17:00Frenchay Campus

Should government restrictions be enforced this module will move to online delivery.

Course fees

As an indication, the cost of this course was £667.00 UK and £1,146.00 for International participants in the last academic year, so there might be a small increase for 2023. Please complete our online enquiry form below to be notified once these details are made available. 

All prices are VAT exempt

CohortFebruary 2023
UK students£TBC
International students£TBC

For information on fees, managing your money and determining your fee status, please go to our fees and funding pages.

Course location

UWE Bristol, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY

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How to apply

How to apply

As this module carries university accreditation, once you have submitted your booking form, you will be required to provide the following supporting information for the Programme Leader to review and formally accept your application as required by the university.

  • An up-to-date copy of your Curriculum Vitae (including contact details of a work or academic reference)
  • A brief personal statement to support your application
  • A copy of your highest qualification certificate and transcript of modules studied
  • For UK students, a copy of your photographic proof of ID (i.e. driver's licence/passport)
  • For non-UK students, a copy of your passport. Please note you may need a Visitor Visa to come to the UK to study less than 6 months. Visit UWE's Visas website for more information.
Cohort  
February 2023 Enquire Now

For further information

  • Email: For any questions in relation to the course, i.e. content, assessments, submissions, etc. please contact the Programme Leader directly (Trina.Ratcliffe-Pacheco@uwe.ac.uk). For queries regarding administration aspects of registration, i.e. fees, etc. please contact us using the on-line enquiry form or phone number below.
  • Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 81043 (option 1, then option 3)