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ES96Q Construction Management

  • Module code: ES96Q
  • Module name: Construction Management
  • Department: School of Engineering
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To prepare students for working in the tunnelling industry and related project management environments and to be able to understand and articulate their personal role and responsibility as a professional engineer.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module students should be able to: • Systematically identify and evaluate forms of contract and documents associated with a typical tunnelling/construction project. • Evaluate and use appropriate techniques to schedule, control and manage a construction project and associated risks. • Critique the selection of procurement strategy as applied to current case study project examples.

Timetabled teaching activities

30 hrs lectures. Total of 30 hours.

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Other essential notes

The module is taught in a five-day intensive block (excluding Wednesday afternoon). Pre reading is required before the module with an unseen written test during the module. Case studies are presented including by external lecturers to aid understanding of the module content.

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: ES96Q-15)
D (Assessed/examined work) Test 20%
  3 hr examination (locally held exam) 80%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Postgraduate Taught Tunnelling and Underground Space (H214) - Year 1
Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Tunnelling and Underground Space (H214) - Year 2