homelanguagesign upsign in

Programme Media

Bachelor in Facilities Management

We meet the needs of managers who have, or aspire to have, responsibilities for staff, finance, and health and safety operations. You should either be already working in facilities management, moving into this area from a related role such as office manager or maintenance manager, or you could be an experienced facilities manager who is keen to progress by attaining an academic qualification.

We deliver this course via the internet - giving you the opportunity to fit your learning around your work and personal commitments - allowing you to progress with your studies anywhere in the world.

We place a strong emphasis on developing your skills through work-based learning and you will build your expertise in every area that a facilities manager plays within an organisation's business - from operational tasks and tactical progression, through to strategic development.

You will improve your ability to respond to users' requirements, solve problems and contribute to an organisation's overall aims and objectives.

Who is it for




Facilities management is an area of work with fantastic opportunities both in the UK and worldwide. Businesses and institutions throughout the world are recognising the importance of facilities management in terms of the support and the added value it is able to provide to an organisation's core activities. You will have skills to work for professional facilities management companies, hospitals, local authorities, major retailers, manufacturers, transport organisations or any organisation which occupies premises.

  • Facilities Manager - Retail Sector
  • Facilities Manager - Local Authorities
  • Facilities Manager - Health Service
  • Facilities Manager - Transport Sector
Our course is entirely delivered by web-based distance learning. This means that you can take the course with you wherever you are - all you need is access to the internet and email. You will be supported by email and online audio sessions which will be recorded, giving you a chance to study at a time that's best for you.

Some course work relates directly to the work-place so you may have the opportunity to use a work project to count towards your degree.

This module looks at the financial aspects of running a business, a practice, or a department. It deals with accounts, time value of money and net present values. The commercial management aspect includes focus on management styles and human resource management.

You will study what facilities management is in its broadest sense and the different components that make it. We also concentrate on management of buildings, plant and real estate - looking at the different types of maintenance available.

This module puts together all you have learned and relates it either to a major project at work, or a simulated project if necessary. An example of a project could be a major relocation, which would involve HR, estate management, space planning, contracts, budgets and project management.

We will focus on a project from your workplace, exploring what you have learned and how it has helped. We will also examine how what you have learned from your project has helped with your study.

You will examine the role of a facilities manager, learn how to become a facilities manager and study the employment options that will be available to you.

A particular feature of the course at the School of Built Environment & Engineering, is the breadth and vocational relevance of the courses available, together with an emphasis on innovation in teaching and learning and the development of student capability. With close links to key accrediting industry bodies, we provide our graduates with access to full professional status. We have also achieved national and international recognition for research and consultancy.
We aim to provide a stimulating environment for education in all aspects of the Built Environment with a particular focus upon sustainability. We have a commitment to widening access and increasing participation in higher education which forms the underlying philosophy of our approach; focusing on collaborative provision regionally, nationally and internationally.
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Mode100% Online
  • Duration18 months
  • Awarding InstitutionLeeds Beckett University
  • Title of AwardBachelor of Science in Facilities Management
  • Entry RequirementsAt least and HND, Foundation degree or equivalent award in the cognate subject of Facilities Management. Applicants with relevant work/professional or other appropriate experience may be considered on
  • FeesGBP 4500
    For Greece and Cyprus: