University of Plymouth International College

Foundation in Construction Management & Building Surveying

Lay the foundations for a successful construction career with a degree accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE). You will develop a specialist understanding of project management through a combination of lectures, field trips and site visits.

Pathways at the University of Plymouth

High school

Stage 1

Stage 2



Your UoP degree


Fees for 2021/22

International: £13,750

Fees for 2022/23

International: £14,250


Two semesters


September and January

Foundation Syllabus

Semester 1

  • ILS1AND3 - Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • SCI101 - Numerical Techniques 1

  • SCI115 - Physics

  • BUS107 - Principles of ICT

Semester 2

  • BUS105 - Business Studies

    You will explore the fundamentals of business, including globalisation; ethics and sustainability; operations, marketing and HR; strategy, leadership and management.
    How will I be assessed? 80% exam, 20% coursework

  • SCI102 - Numerical Techniques 2

  • SCI125 - Chemistry

  • SCI130 - Research and Referencing

Progression rule to Stage 2

Minimum 50% pass mark in all modules with minimum 85% attendance required across all modules.

Stage 2:Degree

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