Construction News

31 August 2021

Want to work in the construction field?

With the continued development of towns and cities across the UK, the country is in high demand for qualified professionals across all construction disciplines. There are a variety of job roles in construction which you are able to choos...

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02 August 2021

Perks of Construction Management Jobs (Including Early Retirement)

The construction management career path can sometimes demand long hours, but the perks of this rewarding profession are totally worth it. At the University of Bolton, we offer a nu...

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30 July 2021

Civil Engineering or Construction Management?

Need help choosing the right course to kick-start your civil engineering career? Here’s a look at the two main degrees that may appeal to you.

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26 July 2021

Why it is important for construction sites to continue work during coronavirus

Many keyworkers are keeping the country moving and helping those in need by providing essential services during the coronavirus lockdown and the global pandemic. Construction is one of the industries which, although it has slowed down, h...

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05 July 2021

What Are the Top UK Cities for Construction Careers?

Are you interested in building a career in construction or civil engineering? Here are the best places to work in construction in the UK. At the University of Bolton, we have a number o...

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18 December 2020

Trainee Project Managers in Construction: The Route to Self-Improvement

The MSc Construction Project Management course at the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester welcomes students and professionals from a wide range of backgrounds. Whether you have a relevant Undergraduate degree, you hold professiona...

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30 November 2020

Why Personal Development is Essential for Construction Project Managers

The MSc Construction Project Management course at the University of Bolton is designed for ambitious construction graduates, or senior level professionals with existing experience in the industry. Focusing on professional and personal de...

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23 November 2020

How to Become a Construction Manager by Upskilling

Construction project managers are in demand, making this one of the best careers to upskill for better career prospects. According to research by the Project Management Institute, the UK construction industry will see substantial job gr...

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09 November 2020

How Reskilling in Construction Can Rebalance the Economy

Reskilling the workforce is a great way of balancing the economy. While regional variations have always existed in construction, and an itinerant workforce has been the norm, things are changing fast, making it a great time to study a Co...

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09 November 2020

How Reskilling in Global Educational Leadership Can Benefit You

Reskilling allows you to build on existing skills to create a more meaningful direction in your career, or open up new opportunities for progression. The MA Global Educational Leadership course at the University of Bolton can benefit you...

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06 November 2020

Why Retrain with a Master's in Construction Management?

A master’s in Construction Management will help you develop both your academic and technical knowledge, while giving you better insight into the industry. On our MSc Construction Project Management programme, you will also get a chance...

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05 November 2020

Retraining Women in Construction and Civil Engineering

For the first time ever, we have reached a milestone in the UK, with more than one million w...

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08 September 2020

Construction Courses: There's Still Time to Apply

Our courses in Construction offer a wide range of job opportunities for graduates, plus plenty of room for career progression for those who dream of a job in management. Whether you’re interest...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Construction

Study Construction at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.R...

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01 June 2020

What a career in Construction looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for ...

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05 May 2020

Unconventional homes around the world

In the UK, bricks and mortar are standard materials to build a home, yet there are many other options for construction teams to work with.Kevin McCloud has bought many less conventional builds to our television screens with Channe...

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01 May 2020

Civil Engineering The incredible effort to construct Nightingale Hospital as the...

The country is in a state of emergency. For the first time in history, people from all over the world are working together to try and overcome the coronavirus crisis and save lives. In the UK, the focus has been on trying to help our bel...

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30 April 2020

Take advantage of the lack of construction professionals

Forecasts indicate a shortfall in qualified built environment professionals, so choosing a course in this sector represents an excellent career decision. Built environment professionals include areas such as:Spatial Design; i...

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23 April 2020

How national housing developments effect the construction industry

For decades there has been a lot of conversation in the media surrounding housing. From the extortionate and varying prices of a house to the vast developments popping up across the country. ‘New builds’, as they’re so lovingly nic...

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07 June 2019

Interdiciplinary Project

The Interdisciplinary Project brief involved the development of a new Compact Wylfa Nuclear Plant (CWNP).Both Civil Engineering and Construction Management students split into seven teams to look at this complex project. The group...

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07 June 2019

Facilities and Built Asset Management

New Programme in Development for 2020:BSc (Hons) in Facilities and Built Asset Management with Foundation Year*
BSc (Hons) in Facilities and Built Asset Management*
BSc (Hons) Facilities and Built Asset Mana...

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07 June 2019

Intelligent Construction Engineering and Surveying

Development of New Construction Courses for 2020:The construction industry is moving into the digital world, using high tech equipment such as drones, scanners and 3D software packages, creating new opportunities across a wide spe...

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