Which University is right for you?
05 Dec 20
“At the University of Bolton, we take great pride in providing a quality, supportive learning environment for our students.”
Professor George E Holmes DL | President & Vice Chancellor
“...tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name.”
Ellisse Vernon | BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
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If you’re looking for a university that supports your dream of pursuing a career in the construction sector, the University of Bolton is a perfect choice! We have been delivering world-class, industry-led education in the built environment for over 25 years and our programmes are recognised for their quality, detail and depth within the sector.
Our department has a long-standing relationship with key professional institutions such as the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), and our construction degree courses will give you a solid foundation to build your career or support your professional development.
Thanks to our comprehensive network of both businesses and professionals, our students are well-received within the construction industry. Our graduates have gone on to work for many national and international companies, such as Sir Robert McAlpine, Eric Wright Group and Seddon Construction.
Students have access to all the excellent facilities at the University of Bolton, such as:
Powerful 3D digital computing
Latest computer-aided design (CAD) software
Building information modelling (BIM) software
Surveying, soil, fluid and material laboratories
Well-equipped light structures laboratory
At Bolton, we are proud to be ranked within the top five universities in the UK for student satisfaction, as awarded by the Complete University Guide 2020. Our courses help you gain the necessary skills to manage projects from inception to completion, meeting client requirements as well as those of health and safety. Here are some of the best features of our construction courses:
Relatively small class sizes and one-to-one time with lecturers
Impressive university facilities and practical-oriented modules
Guest lectures, site visits, industrial seminars and work-based learning with local employers and the larger industry
Staff are active in research, have strong links with professional bodies, and are well connected with national and international companies
Some of the potential career options after completing these courses include (please note that some roles may require additional qualifications and/or work experience for entry):
Building information modelling
Construction project management
Geospatial engineering and land surveying
Quantity surveying and commercial management
Urban design and town planning
If you have any more questions about studying at the University of Bolton, our award-winning student services team are here to put your mind at ease about any queries related to accommodation, finance, funding, health and wellbeing, disability support or anything else you may need.