Bachelor of Science Degrees in Construction

Compare 32 BSc Program in Construction

A Bachelor of Science degree is a four-year undergraduate option that is ideal for those who would like to work in an engineering-related field. Whether graduates choose to continue on in higher education or begin a career immediately following completion of a BSc program, investing in their education helps them obtain employment better than other candidates.

 

What is a BSc in Construction? This type of bachelor program prepares students for the construction industry by offering foundational courses in a wide variety of topics, from management to estimating. Construction courses require students to develop skills in planning, analyzing and scheduling in order to be prepared for a career in construction management. Generally, coursework for a construction degree includes classes in building codes, reading blueprints, safety, framing, surveying, administration and electrical and mechanical systems.

 

Those who seek a degree in construction are able to prepare themselves for managerial positions that are often given to those applicants who have adequate training and education. A secondary education is beneficial when going up against other candidates in job interviews.

 

The cost of earning a construction degree can vary greatly, depending on where a student enrolls in a program. In order to find out the most accurate information, it is best to get in touch with your university of choice.

 

Armed with a BSc in Construction, graduates are prepared to enter the workforce as a project manager, estimator, engineering aide or facility manager. Construction management jobs are expected to continue to increase over the next several years, making this career path one that is sure to be stable and financially secure for those who obtain higher education. Some graduates of a bachelor program choose to continue their education with an advanced degree for additional training and job opportunities.

 

Applying for a construction degree is easy, since there are so many schools that offer programs. Whether you would prefer to attend classes online or in person, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bachelor in Construction Management

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 USA Warrensburg

UCM's Construction Management program has been carefully balanced to provide students with the technical theory, "hands-on" knowledge, management, and communication know-how needed to manage the complete construction process. [+]

Why Choose Construction Management at UCM? Affordable - Ranked 10th of 50 best Value Schools for Construction Management - 2016 Guaranteed future employment - Nearly all graduates have found full-time employment two months prior to graduation Faculty who care - Full-time faculty with more than 70 years of U.S. industry experience and more than 70 years of experience teaching all the CM courses Not just a number - Small class sizes (fewer than 20) in all upper-level classes Why students choose Construction Management at UCM

“The UCM Construction Management Department has a great advantage because it offers a smaller academic community and access to the resources of a large university at the same time”... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Industrial Safety

University of Central Oklahoma
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Edmond

The Industrial Safety degree program at U.C.O. prepares students for practice in the safety, health, and environmental (SH&E) profession. “SH&E professionals prevent harm to people, property, and the environment by applying principles from engineering, education, psychology, physiology, enforcement, hygiene, health, physics, and management. The SH&E professional uses appropriate methods and techniques of loss prevention and control and works in all industries worldwide” (American Society of Safety Engineers, 2008). [+]

The Industrial Safety degree program at U.C.O. prepares students for practice in the safety, health, and environmental (SH&E) profession. “SH&E professionals prevent harm to people, property, and the environment by applying principles from engineering, education, psychology, physiology, enforcement, hygiene, health, physics and management. The SH&E professional uses appropriate methods and techniques of loss prevention and control and works in all industries worldwide” (American Society of Safety Engineers, 2008).

U.C.O. Industrial Safety graduates have many roles and responsibilities when they enter the profession, and perform at least several of the following: hazard recognition; inspections and audits; fire protection; regulatory compliance; health hazard control; ergonomics; hazardous materials management; environmental protection; workers’ compensation; training; accident and incident investigations; advising management; record keeping and evaluation; emergency response; managing safety programs; product safety; security; planning and engineering out risk.... [-]


BSc in Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences

Eindhoven University of Technology
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Netherlands Eindhoven

Look around you, at the house or neighborhood in which you live or the school you attend. Your surroundings are largely determined by the architecture and (civil) engineering. [+]

Look around you, at the house or neighborhood in which you live or the school you attend. Your surroundings are largely determined by the architecture and (civil) engineering. At T.U./e Architecture, Urbanism & Building Sciences doesn't just concern architecture but also urban development, constructional design, building physics, real estate and management and civil engineering. During your study you will discover what areas suits you best and then you can choose to specialize in that field.

The multidisciplinary bachelor Architecture, Urbanism & Building Sciences

The Architecture, Urbanism & Building Sciences major is a mix between theory and practice, between thinking and doing. You and your fellow students will learn about designing constructions, houses, offices, museums or even entire neighborhoods. In a multidisciplinary way, you will be learning about engineering, design and the building process.... [-]


BSc Construction Management

Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Milwaukee

M.S.O.E.’s B.S. in construction management program educates students to manage projects from conception to completion. M.S.O.E. stresses the technical process and resource management skills essential to safely construct high-quality commercial, institutional and industrial buildings on time, within budget. [+]

Construction managers are the people who get things done. They make sure that projects—from skyscrapers to stadiums to subdivisions—are built well, on time and on budget.

M.S.O.E.’s B.S. in construction management program educates students to manage projects from conception to completion. M.S.O.E. stresses the technical process and resource management skills essential to safely construct high-quality commercial, institutional and industrial buildings on time, within budget.

You’ll study modern construction materials and methods; accurate estimation, scheduling and controlling; and efficient, legal and ethical project administration and management. Business, basic engineering, and communication will also be a part of your education. You’ll find the laboratory-based, learn-by-doing, small class educational philosophy of M.S.O.E. is proven highly effective.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Construction

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 Malaysia Skudai

The programme addresses a combination of engineering technology, construction techniques, and management. It is designed to prepare graduates for managerial positions in the construction industry. At a personal level, the programme will inculcate professional and ethical approach that will foster the graduates’ personal development, self-respect and career aspirations. [+]

Modern construction projects are known for their complexity in design and speed of execution. They require significant utilization of resources such as materials, manpower, equipment, and finance. Most of the projects are performed under conditions of scarcity of resources and suffers from uncertainty in their supply. Work delays will result in increased costs since there is an intricate time-cost relationship for every project. The need for proper planning and management of construction can never be over-emphasized.

The Bachelor of Science in Construction curriculum is designed to provide a solid academic base and professional expertise in the discipline of construction management and to critically address the present and evolving needs of the construction industry. In order to perform successfully in the construction industry, students must develop an understanding of the technical aspects of construction while applying construction management practices and tools to maintain control and provide informed optimal decisions. The programme focuses on the understanding of construction technology, construction management, and production management processes. The programme also addresses the generic skills and capabilities necessary to compete in the employment market.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying (Online)

Institute of Technology Sligo
Online Part time 2 years September 2019 Ireland Sligo

This programme offers graduates a broad skills base for the specialised profession of quantity surveying. The need for quantity surveyors is vital for the efficient cost management of construction projects. The evolving international economic climate means the role of the quantity surveyor is in high demand as both public and private clients are pursuing the agenda of obtaining a value for money and greater cost certainty in all construction activities. [+]

This programme offers graduates a broad skills base for the specialised profession of quantity surveying. The need for quantity surveyors is vital for the efficient cost management of construction projects. The evolving international economic climate means the role of the quantity surveyor is in high demand as both public and private clients are pursuing the agenda of obtaining a value for money and greater cost certainty in all construction activities. On completion of this programme, graduates will be prepared for the current and future role of the quantity surveying profession. We work very closely with employers, practitioners and professional organisations to ensure that our course reflects the current needs of the workplace.... [-]


BSc Honours in Property and Planning

University of Westminster - Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 years September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This course provides you with a detailed understanding of the nature and philosophy of town planning and the planning process, with a concentration on sustainable development, urban regeneration, and the environment. Your learning in these areas will be complemented by other aspects of property and development including valuing, developing, managing and investing in the property markets, together with the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development. [+]

Property and planning are 'people businesses' and are dynamic and stimulating professions offering variety, travel, networking opportunities, and high-earning potential. The work has a huge impact – every organization and every person requires somewhere to work and somewhere to live.

This course provides you with a detailed understanding of the nature and philosophy of town planning and the planning process, with a concentration on sustainable development, urban regeneration, and the environment. Your learning in these areas will be complemented by other aspects of property and development including valuing, developing, managing and investing in the property markets, together with the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering and Management

Mapúa Institute of Technology
Campus Full time November 2018 Philippines Manila

This program is a combined study of basic civil engineering and construction management courses. Graduates shall be knowledgeable on the fundamentals of structural and construction engineering like design and analysis, material testing and quality assurance, building systems, construction technologies, and surveying. [+]

This program is a combined study of basic civil engineering and construction management courses. Graduates shall be knowledgeable on the fundamentals of structural and construction engineering like design and analysis, material testing and quality assurance, building systems, construction technologies, and surveying. Graduates shall demonstrate a deep understanding of management principles and its application that are essential in construction projects such as economics, business, accounting, law, statistics, ethics, leadership, decision making and optimization methods, process analysis and design, safety, and cost engineering.

The program’s thrust is to create and maintain an educational environment that shall enable graduates to practice as successful construction engineers and managers for the advancement of society and to promote professionalism in practice.... [-]


BSc in Construction Management

Northern Arizona University
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2019 USA Flagstaff

The Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management, offered by the Department of Civil Engineering, Construction Management, and Environmental Engineering, provides opportunities for focused study and opens doors toward a more complex understanding of both foundations of the subject and current thought. [+]

The Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management, offered by the Department of Civil Engineering, Construction Management, and Environmental Engineering, provides opportunities for focused study and opens doors toward a more complex understanding of both foundations of the subject and current thought.

This program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management?

Do you want to join one of the fastest-growing industries in the world? Would you like to build the homes, office buildings, highways, and bridges of the future? Draw your blueprint for a great career by studying construction management at Northern Arizona University.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Construction Management

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

Join the many construction managers in Scotland who graduated from GCU with this well-established construction degree. The course is practical, hands-on and accredited by Chartered Institute of Building and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. [+]

Accredited by: CIOB RICS

Construction Managers, based on site and in the office, work with a wide range of people, from architects to construction workers.

This programme covers a wide variety of technical, financial and planning aspects in theory and practice, using both traditional and online teaching methods. Most Construction Management graduates in Scotland have trained at GCU.

Industry experts provide guest lectures throughout the programme and as part of the programme's commitment to enhancing the personal, professional and employability skills of our students, in Year 3 there are opportunities to spend six months on a work placement. There are also opportunities to study abroad, in Europe, Australia, and the USA.... [-]


BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 years September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This degree will give you the ideal basis for a career in the construction industry. As a quantity surveyor, you will provide a range of services, including cost and contract advice, cost forecasting, measurement and cost control. [+]

This degree will give you the ideal basis for a career in the construction industry. As a quantity surveyor, you will provide a range of services, including cost and contract advice, cost forecasting, measurement and cost control. You will also be responsible for financial management of construction projects from inception to completion. This will give you an excellent basis for progression to management positions throughout the industry.

Quantity surveying requires technical, economic, legal and managerial skills. The programme reflects this diversity. In Years 1 and 2, you will work closely on projects with fellow students from building surveying, design and construction management, and estate management programmes.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Property Management (Building Surveying)

London South Bank University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 years September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Professionally accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) this Property Management (Building Surveying) degree course is the first step towards becoming a fully qualified Surveyor. [+]

Building all-rounder

Whether you’re looking to start a career in building surveying and property management, or are an established professional, this course will give you new routes into the construction and property practice industries.

Alongside a strong core of technology, you’ll study aspects of property and contract law, project management, and asset management. If you study full-time, there’ll be the chance to carry out a work placement in the third year, improving your employment prospects further.

This course is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) to prepare you for a career in building surveying and property management in the construction industry. The CIOB is the professional body representing the building industry.... [-]


BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying & Cost Management 3+0

Imperia Institute of Technology
Campus 3 years January 2019 Malaysia Putrajaya

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying & Cost Management 3+0 (from Liverpool John Mores University, UK) trains the students with issues in organizing, controlling and managing the cost of building projects-from building economics to contracts and construction law, and from construction, technology to project management. [+]

BScs in Construction. Overview

Quantity surveyors are professional financial & contractual advisors to the construction industry. As financial advisors, they estimate and monitor construction costs, from the feasibility study stage through to the completion of the construction development project.

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying & Cost Management 3+0 (from Liverpool John Mores University, UK) trains the students with issues in organizing, controlling and managing the cost of building projects-from building economics to contracts and construction law, and from construction, technology to project management.

With their excellent analytical, arithmetical and IT skills, the students are developed to be an innovative individual and team player with problem-solving and transferable skills necessary to succeed in this ever-changing field.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying (Hons)

Institute of Technology Carlow
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Ireland Carlow

The Quantity Surveyor is a long established professional who manages and controls contracts and costs within the construction and refurbishment projects from inception to completion and even into the operation of the completed building. [+]

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (HONOURS) QUANTITY SURVEYING

What is this course about?

The Quantity Surveyor is a long established professional who manages and controls contracts and costs within the construction and refurbishment projects from inception to completion and even into the operation of the completed building. Often also called construction economists, the modern Quantity Surveyor not only evaluates and manages the build cost but also assesses the running and whole life costs of a project.

Mechanical and electrical services are becoming an increasingly important function of buildings and this course is unique in delivering professional training in this area at the undergraduate level.... [-]


BEng in Civil & Construction Engineering

Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology SLIIT
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 Sri Lanka Malabe Australia Sydney United Kingdom London + 4 more

Civil & Construction Engineering involves the application of basic scientific and technological principles to the design and construction of facilities necessary for the welfare of the community. [+]

Civil & Construction Engineering involves the application of basic scientific and technological principles to the design and construction of facilities necessary for the welfare of the community. The effective practice of civil engineering demands a strong background in the mathematical and physical sciences, and understanding of the properties of construction materials such as concrete, steel, timber, and soils. Also needed is the skill to apply this knowledge to produce the design for projects and an understanding of construction methods.

The first two years are primarily concerned with developing basic scientific, mathematical and practical skills. The third year includes applied engineering units in structural analysis and design, materials, geotechnical engineering, construction engineering, hydraulics and professional practice. The final year covers subjects relating to construction management, industrial relations, contract law, cost estimation, and finance.... [-]