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Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.
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This programme provides firm foundations and grounding in the fundamental skills of construction management allowing you to contribute as part of the management team for construction projects.
Construction Management - GA470
This programme provides firm foundations and grounding in the fundamental skills of construction management allowing you to contribute as part of the management team for construction projects. There is a six month work placement in year 3.
Construction Management - GA480
This course includes modules in Building Technology, Cost Control and Management, Site Management, Autocad & Site Surveying, Practical projects, and Site Visits. There is also a six month work placement in year three.
This course covers modules such as Construction Technology and Building Services which help students understand how buildings are put together and subsequently operate.
As a student of Architectural Technology you will be encouraged to appreciate the concepts of architectural design and apply technical design principles in the development of a building to meet the project brief, the regulatory requirements for the building and the performance requirements for environmental and energy efficiency.
Civil Engineering - Discontinued - GA463
This higher certificate course aims to develop your technical and practical knowledge of the core modules applicable to civil engineering. Group and individual projects play a large part in coursework and are designed to reflect ‘real life’ projects in the industry. The course covers a range of modules including Structural Design, Land Surveying, Construction Technology, CAD and Communication Skills.
Civil Engineering - GA473
Civil engineering includes the planning, designing, construction, and maintenance of structures, and altering geography to suit human needs. This may include the construction of railroads, dams, bridges, tunnels, or buildings.