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This is a fast-track conversion course for first degree holders from an unrelated disciplines and existing practitioners who want to become a Chartered Surveyors through the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

  • Learn key managerial skills and knowledge required for a range of construction project management roles.
  • Develop insights and knowledge to plan, programme, procure, develop, and manage, both logistically and contractually a wide range of construction projects.
  • Understand industry dynamics and fundamental economic principles, critical thinking and analysis, in order to mange the context in which projects exist.

‘It was a really easy decision for me to stay on at Hallam, after the positive experience I had at undergrad. My main focus was on the management side of things, which has taught me to be more efficient in my work.’

David Ajala, MSc Construction Project Management

How you learn

The course has a hands-on focus, working with other students, both within the Construction Project Management discipline and with the wider built environment disciplines.

You learn through:

  • lectures and seminars
  • tutorials and dialogue
  • presentations
  • site visits
  • visiting speakers
  • projects
  • experiential learning and role-play

Applied learning

The international project provides you with an opportunity to gain experience of the project management of a real site and reflects the challenges associated with working on a real live project for a client. You work with local practitioners and other experts benefiting from insights from professionals working in that location.

You benefit from a range of 'experiential' teaching, learning and reflective assessment techniques. Intensive study weeks allow you to work on complex, professional briefs with other students. One of the modules is an international project which last year took place in Canada with assistance from international firms.

Our course content conforms to Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) requirements and also reflects our long-standing relationships with placement and graduate employers in the sector.

Future careers

There are many employment opportunities for construction project managers with regional, national and international construction and civil engineering contractors. This course prepares you for a career in construction project management

After completing the course, you will be able to proceed to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Assessment of Professional Competence or the Chartered Institute of Building's professional development programme.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus.

City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Adsetts Library is located on our City Campus. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.

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Equipment and facilities

On this course you work with:

  • Microsoft Office suite such as Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Visio and Project
  • other specialist packages used for construction

Modules

The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19

Compulsory modules:

  • Applied Construction Production Management - 30 credits - Coursework 
  • Applied International Project - 15 credits - Coursework 
  • Applied Research Methods And Dissertation - 45 credits - Coursework 
  • Construction Law & Professional Context - 15 credits - Coursework 
  • Economics And The Built Environment - 15 credits - Exam 
  • Health And Safety Management - 15 credits - Coursework 
  • Project Planning And Contractual Issues - 30 credits - Coursework/Practical 
  • Sustainable Building Technology - 15 credits - Exam 

How do I apply?

You apply for this course via our online application form.

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Visit the Construction Project Management (MSc) page on the Sheffield Hallam University website for more details!

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