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About the course

Equip yourself with the construction knowledge and management skills to successfully manage major complex construction projects or develop your business in construction management.

Who is it for?

Whether you are an engineer, architect or a construction professional, this course will add business competence perspective to your professional expertise and help take your career to the next level. The course is for those interested in studying in the heart of a global city such as London, surrounded by some of the biggest construction and technically demanding projects in the UK, which has developed the likes of The Shard and Crossrail.

This programme is designed for technically-competent construction professionals who wish to move into managerial roles within the construction sector, manage

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Entry Requirements

To apply for this course, you should hold at least a lower second-class honours degree in a relevant, construction discipline, such as civil engineering, architecture, surveying, construction management or facilities management.

If you do not qualify for direct entry, you may wish to follow a Graduate Diploma pathway to the programme through one of our partners.

Course Content

Where is City, University of London

Student Profile(s)

Iysin Shino

"City's academic staff are experienced professionals. Experts in their field delivering quality lectures."

What was your favourite aspect of your course?

My favourite aspect of the course was the quality of lectures delivered by experienced and professional academic staff who are experts in their field. There was a good balance between theoretical and practical lessons. The professors made sure that the students were engaged by involving everyone in small exercises, and workshops were held to improve collaboration and communication between people from different backgrounds.

The course improved my interpersonal communication skills; it included field trips to construction sites; and also enabled networking with professionals in the construction industry. The management modules were excellently delivered and created a bridge to an international management career.

What is your current job role?

Assistant Project Manager at Jacobs Engineering UK Limited, located at Tower Bridge Court, London.

My primary role is assisting the Managers and Project Directors manage small to large scale projects. City University London provided transferable skills which are used in my current role, these include: stakeholder management, project finance, leadership, earned value management, and contract law.

What was the highlight of your time at City University London?

Two key highlights were the workshops and career events. City University London conducted professional career events which allowed me to engage with professionals in the construction industry. The field trips to construction sites also gave me the insight into the UK construction industry.

How did City prepare you for your chosen career path?

The quality management lectures through Cass Business School, the construction field trips, workshops, and networking events arranged by City prepared me for my chosen career path.

Elyse Chakar

'City has a great reputation and it offered an excellent education while allowing me to experience London city.'

Why did you decide to study at City University London?
I wanted a university that offers me an excellent education and at the same time would allow me to experience London city. I found the course that I wanted on City University's website, and having heard that City University had an excellent reputation from previous students who are now alumni, I did not hesitate to apply..

What was your favourite aspect of the course?
I think that having professors who are professionals and still practised their profession while teaching is extremely useful. They are up-to-date with the latest industry practices, and they do not hesitate to provide the students with a breadth of knowledge and more importantly they share the experience accumulated throughout the years.

What was the highlight of your time at City?
I especially enjoyed the site visits that we have done, the direct contact we had with professionals working in well known construction companies in the UK, playing for City University's squash team and meeting friends from different parts of the world.

What was the main benefit of completing a course at City?
Completing the course allowed me to secure an exciting job with one of the most respectable construction companies in the UK, prior to the official end of the course.

How did City prepare you for your chosen career path?
I feel that I have been equipped with very good skills adapted to the business and industry I am working in. The knowledge relating to industry standards and regulations that I gained, as well as the managerial skills that I improved during my course are the most important assets that I am using daily at work.

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