Construction Management and International Development

University of Reading    School of Construction Management & Engineering

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full time, 18-63 months flexible Award winner
Architecture, Building & Planning (3) Business & Management (5) Politics & Government (30)

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Embark on a transformative journey with our MSc in Construction Management and International Development at the University of Reading. This interdisciplinary programme delves into the sustainable delivery of building projects in developing economies, emphasizing the complexities of sustainable development in rapidly urbanizing countries. Collaborate with experts from the School of Construction Management and Engineering to master the art of managing construction programmes for sustainable development. Gain insights into applying sustainable development principles across various scales, from buildings to entire cities. Explore the capacity and capability of the construction industry in managing international development projects and delve into humanitarian issues within the sector. This course is ideal for professionals in NGOs, construction, and government agencies in developing economies, as well as undergraduates passionate about construction in emerging economies. Benefit from our world-class research and teaching, with 100% of our research being internationally recognized. Join us to make a difference in the construction sector and beyond. Entry requirements include a good undergraduate degree or equivalent, with relevant work experience also considered. Unlock your potential with our accredited programme and flexible study options.

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Explore how building and infrastructure projects can be sustainably delivered in developing and emerging economies with our MSc Construction Management and International Development programme.

This interdisciplinary master’s course underscores the complexity of sustainable development, and focuses on development in countries undergoing rapid urbanisation.

Working with academics from our School of Construction Management and Engineering, you will learn how to manage construction programmes for sustainable development. You will also learn how to apply sustainable development principles in an integrated and holistic way across scales – from buildings, to neighbourhoods, to cities.

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Entry Requirements

Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (good second class or above) or equivalent from a university outside the UK. If you have other qualifications and a number of years’ relevant work experience, you are welcome to apply.


New UK/Republic of Ireland students: £12,550

New international students: £26,950

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