Study Construction at Salford


Digital transformation and resource-efficiency programmes are driving change in Construction. By applying the skills to successfully plan, manage and implement decision and process, construction professionals help to navigate these changes and keep projects on track. With exciting global career opportunities, you can join them with a construction-based degree.

Led by expert tutors, our construction degree courses are designed to nurture students who will lead the way in property and construction industries. Blending advanced theory with real-world collaboration, a construction degree at Salford is the ideal start to your exciting future career. Take a look at what we can offer you.


Construction Project Management

With a Construction Project Management degree, you'll build the skills needed to successfully plan, manage and implement decision that keep built environment projects on track,

The degree is accredited by both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).  

Explore >  BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management (Accelerated)

Explore >  BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management (Accelerated Day Release)


Struggling to decide between construction-related courses? Want to know what differentiates one course from another? We've created a course comparison to help find the right course for you.


What does it mean if my course is accredited?

Degree accreditation is acknowledgement, by an external body, that a programme meets a defined set of criteria, ensuring our education standards. Our degree programme in Construction Project Management is accredited by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

What is an accelerated degree course?

Many of our built environment courses are available with an accelerated study option, which makes it possible to study and complete your chosen course faster than on a standard full-time pathway. Accelerated study is more intense, but the rewards are worth it.

With an accelerated degree, you study the same course content as a standard three year degree, but do it in a different way. By including an additional summer term to create three trimesters, you can flex the traditional academic year and complete the course content more quickly.

We also offer an accelerated day release pathway which allows you to combine your degree study with existing work commitments and complete your course faster than the tradition part-time pathway. 

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Will the university help me to find work experience and industry placements?

Whilst you will be responsible for securing your own work experience and industry placements, our tutors will guide and support you through the process. We have links with a range of organisations in the property and construction industries, and will assist you in securing a placement.

We highly recommend that you include a placement year in your construction studies. Industry experience enables you to apply your knowledge in real-world situations and also form those vital early career connections. 

What career opportunities will be open to me once I graduate?

With a huge global demand for qualified professionals, a degree in Construction Project Management offers exciting and rewarding career opportunities in a diverse and challenging environment within both public and private sectors.

Associated career roles are found at construction companies, project management consultancies, and government departments. Construction graduates have found employment with a variety of organisations such as Laing O’Rourke, Morgan Sindall, GMI, Arcadis, Lend Lease, Bouygues and Turner and Townsend.

Got another question?

We know that deciding which direction to take your architecture studies is a big step. If you have any further questions, our friendly team will be happy to answer them for you.

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Experience industry-led teaching, informed by advanced academic research and key industry connections


Benefit from our strong links to local and international built environment firms with the opportunity to visit local building projects and construction sites, and receive guest lectures from industry


Gain real world context for your studies through an optional industry placement year, and take part in a week-long residential at Constructionarium on our BSC (Hons) Construction Project Management course


Did you know our Peel Park campus is set in 46 square kilometres of lush, green space to enjoy? But we're also just over a mile away from the big city buzz of Manchester - offering world-class culture, exciting events, superior sport and legendary nightlife. Together, it creates one unrivalled student destination.

Ready to apply on UCAS?

If you are ready to apply for one of our construction courses, here are some UCAS quick links:

BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management

HNC Construction