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Advanced Construction Technology

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Thursdays 2 - 6 pm

The course introduces you to the technological environments in which the construction industry operates.

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Course Dates

8th February 2018 – 24th May 2018

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Course Description

The course will include the following subjects:

  • Contemporary applications of structural systems
  • The influences of design, production, quality, cost and schedule
  • Optimisation of prefabrication in the construction industry
  • Evaluation of the current use of materials
  • The application of specialist construction techniques within national, European and international environments
  • Technology and its co-ordination within projects
  • The development and application of construction equipment and automation
  • Conservation and refurbishment of buildings
  • Environmental protection and infrastructure
  • Establishment and control of the internal building environment
  • Quality assurance and the management of quality systems in a technological context.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • define and explain construction systems and methods
  • identify opportunities for the rationalisation of construction systems and production methods
  • explore the relationship between construction projects and the environment, including the integration of environmental protection in the planning, implementation and life cycle of the construction product.

A CPD certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course.

Successful completion can also contribute 15 credits towards a PGDip or MSc award.

How to apply

Please read the guidance notes and complete the application form.

You should then email your form to be considered by the academic team.

Any questions? Contact the short course team:


Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 2813