This course develops the interpersonal skills required for effective project management. It also develops judgmental, managerial and leadership qualities, building on the students’ knowledge and experience gained in first degrees and/or the work environment.
You are provided with a professional experience that allows you to pursue your personal objectives in the areas of Property and Project Management, Construction Management and Consultancy, and Research in the Built Environment.
You can study the MSc Construction Project Management degree full-time or online.
Exit award: PgCert Construction Project Management
• Built Asset Procurement & Contractual Arrangements • Project Planning and Control • Risk and Safety Management
Choose 1 module option from the following group: • Building Information Modelling: Application • Petroleum Economics and Asset Management • Built Asset Management
Exit award: PgDip Construction Project Management
Award: MSc Construction Project Management
Distance Learning: The distance learning Construction Project Management course is a fully on-line course with no attendance on campus. The course is presented via our Virtual Learning Environment (CampusMoodle).
The CampusMoodle infrastructure provides a virtual classroom to deliver the equivalent of on-campus face-to-face staff ¬student contact. The learning experience is enhanced through the provision of core reading, supplementary notes, reading lists, case study materials, web links, video footage, synchronous and asynchronous interaction and discussions. Additionally commercial systems such as Skype are employed to hold online tutorials, guest presentations, virtual site visits and interviews.
Full-time: The full-time learning Construction Project Management course is based upon campus attendance.
Students will learn by a mixture of teaching and learning methods, including Lecture, Tutorial, Workshop, Seminar, Practical Work, Case Study, Simulations, Games, Student Centred Learning and Private Study. Being a vocationally orientated course the teaching and learning is focused upon providing a sound knowledge and understanding of the subject material in the context of the Built Environment.
Students are expected to purchase core texts, all as indicated in the course Module Descriptors under the heading of Indicative Bibliographies and to pay all costs associated with the preparation of coursework e. g. posters, document folders and the like. Total course expenditure should not exceed £200 to £300 overall.
Placements and accreditation
This course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). The School has been awarded Accredited Centre status by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).
When you graduate from the course you will possess a highly respected and professional qualification which is recognised throughout the world. Graduate salaries in this sector are extremely attractive and benefits packages vary significantly between employers. Graduates 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. Employment prospects, nationally and internationally, are currently excellent.