Globally recognised for its quality and expert delivery, our MSc Construction Project Management is an extremely popular course which is well respected in industry. The themes of sustainability, enterprise, employability and internationalisation are central to the programme of study and by focusing on these specialised areas, you’ll become fully equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary for forging rewarding and successful careers. The development of leadership and team building skills is a cornerstone of the course: you’ll attend a bespoke residential workshop hosted by an internationally renowned management development company situated in the heart of the Lake District National Park.
We have excellent links within the building, construction and project management industries.
LEARNING ENVIRONMENT AND ASSESSMENT
Throughout the course you will develop your knowledge and understanding through a series of lectures, seminars and practical workshops. These contiguous teaching methods are supported through directed study of text books, research papers/journal articles, case study materials, workshops, and assignments or project work.
Subject specific skills are developed through opportunities to practise such activities in an appropriate learning context (e.g. seminars, tutorials and workshops). Web-based materials and practical manuals are used where appropriate to support structured learning. Other skills are developed through naturally arising opportunities in the curriculum.
Knowledge and understanding is assessed through written assignments, the research dissertation and oral presentations. The assessments are all designed for you to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding and meet the various module learning outcomes. Within each module the assessment methods are designed to contribute to your continuing development. Feedback is provided on a regular basis, identifying opportunities for improvement and providing periodic evaluations of progress.
LEARNING OUTCOME & AIMS
The course seeks to develop the skills of postgraduate managers and engineers in the following areas: -Enable graduates in management and engineering disciplines to develop their project management skills. -Focus upon project planning and control methods within the construction project management process. -Extend knowledge of innovative tools, techniques and methodologies in the resolution of complex problems. -Develop personal, interpersonal and project-personnel skills. -Provide the opportunity for students to complete a range of modules that are relevant to their working environment and general interest in the context of international project management. -Develop the student’s research methods and applications.