London South Bank University


Oversee the build

How about combining site action with the business side of the building industry? This accredited course will equip you with the skills for a career in construction management, allowing you to be involved at every stage of exciting developments across London and beyond.

You’ll build a range of technical and managerial construction expertise, along with up-to-date knowledge of legislation and regulations – the bye-laws, health and safety regulations, and legal and financial implications of construction projects. We’ll also prepare you to lead multidisciplinary teams and deliver with confidence in complex environments.

This course, accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), will prepare you for a career in a range of fields within the built environment, including project management, contracting, consultancy, and house building. The CIOB is the professional body representing the building industry.

Why study Construction Management at LSBU?

  • Professional accreditation: we’re fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building.
  • Our subject-specific facilities include a Building Information Modelling (BIM Centre).
  • Our site is part of a multi-billion-pound regeneration area in the heart of London, so you'll be close to a range of employment opportunities for work placements, int, internships, and networking.
  • 100 years of heritage means we have strong industry connections.

Entry Requirements

  • A Level CCC


  • BTEC National Diploma DMM


  • Access to HE qualifications with 45 Merits


  • Equivalent level 3 qualifications worth 112 UCAS points
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
  • We welcome qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.0




    Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.

Career Prospects

At LSBU, students have access to an Employability Service, Careers Gym, Student Enterprise team, and Job Shop advisers. Construction management is a fantastic career for those who love building and working with people and want to work professionally. This course will enable students to develop a wide range of employability skills and build their work experience and professional network through optional and summer work placements. The course will provide graduates with a CIOB-accredited degree in preparation for a career as a construction manager in the construction industry. Recent graduates have become contract managers, property managers, building contractors, and construction managers.

Course Details

The Built Environment and Architecture student will be allocated a named tutor during their first three weeks at LSBU. The tutor will be the primary contact for academic and professional development support, providing advice and signposting to other sources of support. They will have appointments with their personal tutor at least once a year for 30 minutes, and can contact them for additional support by email or phone. The knowledge gained will enable the student to work with other professionals and deliver in complex project or process environments.

Year 1

Construction practice
Surveying and setting out
Legal and economic context
Construction technology and materials
Construction technology and structures
Building services and environmental science

Year 2

Construction & Property law
Measurement and documentation
Estimating and tendering process
Production management
Construction planning
Management of organisation

Year 3

Optional placement year

Year 4

Research project
Project management
Corporate management and finance
Contract practice and administration
Sustainable construction and the environment
Construction management project

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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