This course aims to meet the growing need within the built environment sector for professionals with a thorough understanding of the management of the construction process from inception to completion.
The focus on following the process through inception, feasibility and planning of projects differentiates this course from operational construction management. As a student you will experience a combination of structured learning with problem-based scenarios and research that will develop your capabilities for critical thinking, argument, creativity and encourage your innovation all of which are brought into the practical decision making processes encountered in built environment projects.
This course will enable you to appraise, analyse and evaluate the art and science of construction project management covering the areas of strategy, control, technical, commercial, legal, financial and organisational issues. You will reflect on and make cases for the integration of the technical (hard) and social (soft) management styles required within the context of strategic and operational construction projects.
This flexible course can enable qualification at post graduate certificate and diploma levels on successful completion of a requisite number of modules and credits. Individual modules may be used as part of Continuous Professional Development courses offered by the University and its partners.
In most cases a second-class honours degree in a construction related discipline, or equivalent, is required for direct entry onto the Master’s programme. Students are selected using application form and references in the first instance. However, if you have a compatible non-cognate degree and/or relevant industrial experience you may be interviewed and if successful offered a place on the postgraduate certificate version of the course with the potential to extend this to a full master’s degree.orA Postgraduate Certificate in a construction related discipline, or a related subject with a minimum of grade C in all modules.
Recipient: University of Wolverhampton
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