BSc (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management with Foundation Year

Construction professionals shape our cities. They build the places we live, work and play. Be a part of this rewarding, challenging and dynamic sector with a career in construction management.

Course details

Our Construction Management degree course will develop your specialist skills and knowledge, as well as your understanding of today’s construction industry – and the legal, environmental and technological context in which it operates.
  • Higher National Diploma (HND)
  • Mode of study: Full-time Blended learning
  • Intake: Intakes: January, May & September
  • Course length: 2 years
  • Course fee: 6000 per year
  • Locations: London

Global Banking School (GBS)

Course overview

The Construction Management degree course has been designed to meet the needs of today’s construction industry, giving you the specialist skills and knowledge needed to manage a construction project from inception and design through to occupation.

The construction industry is a very practical, technical and hands-on environment, and teaching and learning on the course reflects this. You will learn from real life examples, work-related learning, practical sessions, site inspections and expert guest speakers from the sector – all of which brings learning to life and makes for a dynamic student experience.


Entry requirements

Standard Entry Requirements (Under 21 years old)
80 UCAS tariff points or equivalent qualifications (e.g. 60 Credit Ofqual qualification at level 3). 5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above or equivalent qualifications. Applicants who do not meet the above entry requirements will be considered on an individual basis.

All applicants are assessed by the admissions team via an interview for listening and speaking, with a numeracy test and for writing via a personal reflection statement.

Applicants aged 21+
If applicants aged 21+ do not meet the standard entry requirements, we will also consider those with life/work skills which would make them suitable for undergraduate study with our Foundation programme.

All Applicants
All applicants must be assessed by the GBS admissions team via an interview for listening and speaking skills, with a numeracy test and for writing via a statement of personal reflection.

Process required:

– Application form
– Supervised Personal reflection statement
– Numeracy test
– Personal interview


Upon graduation, you will be able to deliver construction projects safely, on time, on budget, and to the highest possible quality and construction standards. You will be able to apply the key theories, concepts and principles used in construction management – including measurement, building appraisal and performance, design and buildability – and will benefit from having a solid base in general business management theory.

As a Construction Management graduate, you will also be able to apply evidence-based approaches to analysis, evaluation, decision making and problem solving within the construction industry, making you the true specialist that employers are looking for.


Note: All modules are indicative and based on the current academic session. Course information is correct at the time of publication and is subject to review. Exact modules may, therefore, vary for your intake in order to keep content current. If there are changes to your course we will, where reasonable, take steps to inform you as appropriate.

  • Academic Research and Writing
  • Introduction to Management
  • Preparing for a Professional Career
  • Introduction to the Built Environment
  • Building Design and Building Science
  • Introduction to Construction Management
  • Introduction to Law and Statutory Requirements
  • Commercial and Organisational Environment in Construction
  • Construction Methods, Materials and Technology
  • Operational and Resource Management
  • Innovation in Construction
  • The Environment and Sustainable Issues
  • Preconstruction Management: Planning, Estimating and Tendering
  • Professional Practice
  • Economic and Financial Management
  • Environmental and Construction Technology Design
  • Maintenance of Buildings and Services
  • Research Methods in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Contracts Management and Dispute Resolution
  • Sustainable Construction and the Environment
  • Current Issues in the Built Environment
  • Research Project
  • Project Management: Development and Evaluation