24 - 36 months part-time, 12 months full-time
For Academic Year 2018/2019
Distance Learning Part-time
£3,190 Stage 1
£3,190 Stage 2
£2,120 MSc dissertation stage
£5,500 entire course
£12,100 entire course
07 September 2018
This fully accredited course will develop your technical, managerial and interpersonal skills necessary for the management of complex construction projects. The distinctive, industry-driven curriculum equips you with the competencies needed to meet the challenges of today’s technologies, working relationships and project-related risks.
The course will provide you with the opportunities to pursue your own personal objectives in the areas of management, procurement and construction law, accounting management and consultancy and research in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction sector. It is suitable if you are either an experienced practitioner in the industry or are just starting out your career. Individual modules can be studied on a stand-alone basis for Continued Professional Development.
STAGES 1 & 2
You will be introduced to the core discipline and processes of Construction Project Management theory and practices. You will develop an understanding of how to manage complex design processes from concept design through Building Information Systems (BIM) to detail design, procurement, construction and post completion maintenance and decommissioning. Skills in consultancy and research in the Architecture Engineering and Construction (AEC) sector will be enhanced.
You will undertake an industry based research dissertation of 12-15,000 words which if appropriate, will normally be integrated into your place of work. The dissertation will develop your skills and intellectual abilities in the investigation, assessment, evaluation and interpretation of a variety of relevant source materials.
ON CAMPUS STUDY
You will learn through a mixture of teaching and learning methods including lectures, tutorials, workshops, seminars, practical work, case studies, simulations and games. Access to our virtual learning environment, CampusMoodle, is also provided giving you access from home to learning materials (including e-books, journals and audio visual resources).
DISTANCE LEARNING STUDY
This online course is taught through CampusMoodle, which offers you flexibility of where and when you can study. No attendance is required on campus.
CampusMoodle provides a virtual classroom to deliver the equivalent of on-campus face-to-face staff/student contact. You will learn through case study materials, web links, video footage, group discussions and core reading. Systems such as Skype are used to hold online tutorials, guest presentations, virtual site visits and interviews.
Individual research will involve the use of numeric and written communication skills, as well as presentation and discussion in module coursework and in the dissertation module.
STAFF DELIVERING ON THIS COURSE
The course is delivered by industry experts, respected researchers and academics with relevant industry experience across the construction sector.
Typically students are assessed each year:
On successful completion of this course, you will possess a highly respected and professional qualification which is recognised throughout the world and has excellent employment prospects. The high-level professional skills you will develop will distinguish you in the contemporary job market. Graduate salaries in this sector are extremely attractive and benefits packages vary significantly between employers. You can choose to work in a number of related fields including the Built Environment, Civil Engineering as well as Heavy Engineering, Offshore and Petrochemical industries.
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Visit the Construction Project Management (MSc) page on the Robert Gordon University website for more details!
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