SHE Level 4
SCQF Credit Points 10.00
ECTS Credit Points 5.00
Module Code MHN224984
Module Leader Martin MacDonald
School School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment
Subject SCEBE - School Office
  • A (September start)

Pre-Requisite Knowledge

Programme Admissions Requirement

Summary of Content

This module provides the necessary exposure to the industry, knowledge and skills to carry out project in Level 4


The teaching syllabus will cover the following areas: Fundamentals of construction engineering, land survey, construction technology, project management, contract administration

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the student should be able to:Set an aim and goal for their projectDo planning and design procedureThe management of workProcedure for approval for different activitiesTender and contract agreementsContract administrationResource planning and implications

Teaching / Learning Strategy

Lectures will be used to refresh the studies of different activities from the previous studies. Necessary follow up and directed study.

Indicative Reading

Kerzner H, Project Management 6th Edition, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1998 Newcombe R; Langford D and Fellows R (1990), Construction Management 1 Riley, Mike, Howard CA (2002) Construction Technology 1 House Construction, Palgrave Macmillan Seeley Ivor Quantity Surveying Practice 2nd Ed, The Standard form of Building Contract, Private with Quantities*

Transferrable Skills

Project management skills Resource management Problem solving/analysis Report writing Time management, organizing and planning work Review and evaluation techniques

Module Structure

Activity Total Hours
Independent Learning (FT) 70.00
Lectures (FT) 10.00
Tutorials (FT) 5.00
Seminars (FT) 5.00
Assessment (FT) 10.00

Assessment Methods

Component Duration Weighting Threshold Description
Coursework 3 n/a 25.00 n/a Presentation + employers evaluation (linked)
Coursework 1 n/a 25.00 n/a Guest lecture report
Coursework 2 n/a 50.00 n/a Final Report 2000 words