Bachelor Degrees (UAS), Daytime Studies

Degree Programme in Construction Site Management
Bachelor of Engineering, 210 ECTS

Rakennusmestari (AMK), Bachelor of Construction Management

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Head of Degree Programme
Jouni ruotsalainen
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Specific admission requirements

Application to Bachelor's degrees conducted as daytime studies takes place online through a joint application system. The general admissions criteria of Metropolia are applied.

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning

According to Metropolia's common rules and instructions.
See the Degree Regulations of Helsinki Metropolia UAS >>

Qualification requirements and regulations

The awarding of Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) diploma requires the acquisition of no less than 210 ECTS points during 7 semesters. An academic year of day studies is equivalent to 60 ECTS points.
See the Degree Regulations of Helsinki Metropolia UAS >>

Profile of the programme

A Bachelor's Degree in Construction Site Management, consisting of 210 ECTS credits with the training taking 3.5 years, gives qualifications to work as a site manager in construction projects referred to in the Land Use and Building Act (132/1999, sections 122 and 123).
Specialisation options are:
- Construction Management, HVAC-Engineering
- Construction Site Management
- Construction Engineering, multi-form teaching

Key learning outcomes

The specific objective of the degree programme is to teach the facts and skills needed in building site management. The overall purpose is to provide the students with a training that gives them the competence to a variety of construction work.

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

Construction Site Management, HVAC-Engineering: The tasks of a construction manager consist of versatile tasks in HVAC management and production planning. The job title can be for example project controller, project manager, maintenance manager or customer service manager.
The Bachelor's Degree in Construction Site Management gives qualifications to work as a site manager in construction projects referred to in the Land Use and Building Act (132/1999, sections 122 and 123).

Access to further studies

Opportunities for further study are a Master's Degree as well as a Master of Science degree, which gives validity to more complex construction specialist positions.

Examination regulations, assessment and grading

Course assessment criteria are specified in the course implementation plan. The teacher in charge of the course will be responsible for the assessment. At the beginning of the course, students will be informed on the assessment principles which must be based on the course objectives.
Assessment applies to the students who have registered and been accepted on the course. If the course consists of several components, the teacher may point this out in the assessment principles contained in the implementation plan. Different components of a course may be assessed individually.
The assessment scale is as follows: 5 excellent, 4 very good, 3 good, 2 very satisfactory, 1 satisfactory, 0 fail, H pass.
The grade of an approved course cannot be upgraded in a re-sit. Students that fail a course may re-sit the exam twice on specified dates. Students will be provided with feedback and assessment within four weeks of their course performance and in any case well before the next possible retake. The teacher in charge of the course will ensure that the course grades are entered in the study credit register after the assessments have been made public. Grades for successfully completed courses that have been entered in the study credit register cannot be erased. The course coordinator or teacher files the documents used as the basis for student assessment for six months, counting from the publication of the assessment.

Graduation requirements

A student is required to successfully complete the designated program of courses and meet a minimum of 210 ECTS credit requirement.

Mode of study

Youth education: full-time, mainly daytime studies
Multi-form teaching: part-time, mainly daytime studies.

Level of qualification

Bachelor's Degree (First Cycle)

Workplacement(s) and Work-based Learning

The work placement is during studies. The studies are based on the working life's needs.

Obligatory or Optional Mobility

Several possibilities to study abroad.