Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Architecture, Building & Planning (3) Business & Management (5)

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Are you passionate about project management in the construction industry? Our MSc in Project Management (Construction) is the perfect programme for you. Gain a well-rounded understanding of project management principles and their application in the context of the construction industry. Through a blend of theoretical rigour and practical experience, you'll develop the skills needed to ensure project success. With a focus on procurement strategies, legal and contractual constraints, and people management, you'll be prepared for a dynamic career in construction project management. Entry requirements include a 2:2 honours degree in a construction-related subject or relevant professional qualifications alongside managerial experience in the industry. Accredited by leading professional bodies, this programme guarantees the highest standards of education.

About the course

Project managers play a crucial role in the success of construction projects. They ensure that timeframe targets and budgets are met, and oversee logistic side tasks, such as planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure. Our MSc Project Management (Construction) degree underpins practice with theoretical rigour and will provide you with a well-rounded view of project management in context of both the industry and the associated needs of clients.

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Entry Requirements

2:2 honours degree in a construction-related subject such as construction management, civil engineering or property management, or
Corporate membership of an appropriate construction industry-related professional body which has been approved for this purpose by the University, preferably alongside industry experience at managerial level, or
An alternative approved construction industry-related professional qualification, together with appropriate industrial experience at managerial level in the construction industry.


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Where is Nottingham Trent University

Student Profile

James Clarke

Why did you choose your course at NTU?

"Before I joined the course I'd completed an undergraduate degree in Architectural Engineering and Design Management. I chose to study Project Management as I wanted to develop my overall knowledge of the industry and prepare myself for a career within construction. I also felt that a masters in Project Management would make me more employable; especially in the difficult economic climate.

"The course at NTU worked for me as it was run over two days every week allowing me to both study and work part-time. This helped me financially but also developed my industry knowledge and experience.

What were the highlights of your course?

"The highlight of the course was the business module that concentrated on company accounts and assisting their profitability. It was a topic area I had not encounted and is now knowledge I find extremely useful in my current job.

"The facilities at NTU were fantastic, our studies were concentrated around the newly developed Arkwright and Newton buildings, which provided an excellent environment to learn in each day. The course content was up-to-date and relevant to the industry. A number of the modules introduced new subjects fields to me as well as furthering my current industry knowledge base.

"Since completing the course I've gained a job as a Project Manager for Buro Four which is a consultancy firm in London. I use the knowledge and skills I learnt on the MSc course on a daily basis. I'm currently working on two city centre commercial office developments for a leading London developer."

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