Kingston University
Construction Engineering Management BSc (Hons)
Kingston University

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 10 graduates of Construction Engineering Management BSc (Hons) and other courses in at Kingston University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in .

Overall student satisfaction
67 /100
10 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates in building & construction

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26500 £36000 £40500
25-75 percentile range £21000 - £35000 £29000 - £41500 £28000 - £51000

Salary of all UK Graduates of building & construction

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £31497 £33392 £39689
25-75 percentile range £26823 - £36395 £26505 - £41913 £30106 - £50841

Course Description

Reasons to choose Kingston

– This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), leading to full membership of the Institute. It is also accredited as fully satisfying the educational base for an incorporated engineer (IEng).

– An industry work placement and residential field trips will give you real-life experience of surveying, construction and management.

– This degree blends technical expertise with management skills, preparing you for managing construction projects.

About this course

If you’re interested in becoming a construction manager, ensuring projects are completed on time, to budget and to a specified quality, this course is ideal. It combines an emphasis on management with grounding in the technical aspects of construction and engineering.

You’ll be introduced to the skills and concepts of engineering and construction. These include applied mathematics, science for construction, Building Information Modelling (BIM), engineering drawing and construction management. You’ll also consider materials, structures, computing applications, professional practice, sustainability, health and safety, soil mechanics and construction techniques, including practical surveying.

You’ll work on model-making exercises and use computer-aided design to communicate your ideas effectively. Your individual project will be focused on research into a specialised subject.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Construction Engineering Management BSc (Hons) at Kingston University

15% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Elementary occupations
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
5% Finance Professionals
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Sales occupations

Teaching includes lectures, seminars, tutorials, practical laboratory sessions, field courses, design classes, workshop sessions and site visits each year. Assessment comprises exams and coursework (eg reports, computer and numerical exercises, laboratories and essays).

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

Points to be from a minimum of two A-Levels or equivalent Level 3 qualifications. General Studies not accepted.

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for building & construction

Qualification requirements

A minimum of a grade C from A Level Mathematics, Further Mathematics or Use of Mathematics is required.

Pass Access to HE Diploma with 112-128 UCAS tariff points in engineering, science, business and maths subjects.

Including a minimum of grade 6 in Higher Level Maths and 5 in Standard Level English (4 at Higher Level)

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma or Diploma in Engineering including Construction and the Built Environment.

Equivalent of 112 UCAS points to include Mathematics at a minimum of H3.

T Levels T Levels are an alternative to A levels, apprenticeships and other further education courses. T Level focuses on vocational skills and can help students into skilled employment, higher education and/or apprenticeships. Students who study T Level spend 80% of the course in the classroom, learning the skills that employers need. The other 20% is a meaningful industry placement, where they put these skills into action. T Levels are the equivalent to three A levels and we recognise the UCAS tariff points they attract in line with other qualifications that aid progression to higher education.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All other courses
    • 6.0
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Construction Engineering Management, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Construction Engineering Management BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1

Additional fee information

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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)

University Rankings

Positions of Kingston University in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Kingston University in related subject specific rankings.

Architecture, Building & Planning

    • #27 
    • #33 
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]

See all 21 university rankings of Kingston University

About Kingston University

Founded in 1899, Kingston University is located in the suburban town of Kingston upon Thames, London. The university’s four campuses can be found in and around the town centre, with a free shuttle bus helping students to get there. This university offers what they call Flexi-stay accommodation, which allows students to book rooms in their residence halls for periods in which they expect to be studying exceptionally hard.

Student composition of Kingston University

Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
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