Heriot-Watt University
Construction Project Management BSc (Hons)
Heriot-Watt University

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Construction projects are becoming more and more complex and the need for graduates who are equipped to manage projects, from inception and design through to construction and occupation, has never been greater. The degree aims to provide students with the knowledge, leadership and managerial skills necessary for the effective delivery of construction projects in which feasibility, planning, design, construction and occupation are all phases to be considered and managed.

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Construction Project Management, BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Stage 1

Stage 2

Stage 3

Stage 4

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

Qualification requirements

including for entry to Year 1. For entry to Year 2: BBB

HNC with C in graded unit for entry to Year 1. For Year 2 entry: HNC with B in graded unit.

For Year 2 entry: HND with BB in graded units. For Year 3 entry: HND with BA in graded units.

plus ABBB at Higher for entry to Year 2.

For entry to Year 2: A total of 33 points required.

in relevant subject for entry to Year 1. For entry to Year 2: DMM in relevant subject.

We operate contextual admissions defined by our Fair Access Policy which may mean entry requirements are flexible. We accept a wide range of other qualifications from the UK, Europe and International countries. Please contact the Admissions Officer for the programme for further information on the entry requirements for these.

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Tuition Fees Construction Project Management BSc (Hons)

Ireland £9250 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Scotland £1820 year 1
EU £15384 year 1
International £15384 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Scotland £1820 year 1
EU £16000 year 1
International £16000 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 2
  • year 3

University Rankings

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What students say about studying Construction Management in the UK?

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About Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University is a prominent research education institution located in the Scottish capital, Edinburgh. Recognised globally for their research contributions in Engineering and Science in particular, this university enjoys a formidable reputation among education ranking listings such as Times Higher Education and QS World University Rankings. Despite the university’s campus not being centrally located in the city, students almost unanimously agree that there is more than enough fun to be had on-site, thanks to a proactive Student Union that is constantly working to create spaces and resources for clubs.

Where is this programme taught

Edinburgh Campus
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