Module title: Brownfield Regeneration and Construction Technology (Commercial Buildings)
Develop an understanding of the principles and applications of construction technologies related to high rise structures, commercial and industrial buildings. Aspects of civil engineering and building services technology will also be investigated.
Module title: Academic, Leadership and Employment Skills
The principal aim of this module is to develop an understanding of the key professional relationships between the various disciplines involved in the management of construction projects. This including the development of team working skills through completion of a group based project where students are brought together into teams within which a set of structured / interrelated tasks are undertaken in order to develop the student's personal development, management, communication and problem solving skills in a team environment.
Module title: Construction Costing and Procurement
This module will extend the student's knowledge and understanding of project budgets in the formation of Elemental Cost Plans, whilst applying measurement to building works and introduce programming techniques and financial control during the construction period.
Module title: Commercial Project Management
The principal aim of this module is to examine and investigate current influences on the construction commercial manager and quantity surveyor in terms of construction best practice themes and the requirements of professional ethics.
Module title: Sustainability
This module explores the requirements of sustainable development to see how these affect and influence the range of environmental services required in sustainable construction and, furthermore, it highlights the impact of such services on the internal and external environment.
Module title: Contract Administration & Dispute Resolution
The principal aim of this module is: (i) provide understanding of the legal framework within which construction firms and projects are managed and techniques for resolving disputes often encountered; (ii) to develop skills necessary to analyse construction contracts and case law; (iii) develop understanding of good practice in the administration of contracts.
Module title: Development Economics and Finance
The principal aim of this module is to develop a wide ranging understanding of the development process within the economic, legal, political and social environment of the UK.
Module title: Construction Measurement and Cost Management
This module builds upon the application of measurement within the construction industry using manual and electronic sources and the application of pricing measured work within recognised documentation using software.
Module title: Built Environment Dissertation
This module aims to develop the student's ability to research and report on a subject related to their degree course. It facilitates the identification and solving of a selected problem or exploration of a chosen issue using well founded research methodology; and presentation of the results of such investigation in a formal report format.
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