Graduate with an MSc in Property and Construction Management and you could find yourself managing high profile construction projects anywhere in the world.
Property and construction play a key role in the structure of our society and economy. The construction industry requires managers who can meet the growing challenges of market forces, volatile economies, new technologies and an ever increasing global sustainability agenda.
Gain a solid foundation in construction management, procurement strategy and building cost management and learn about the wider economic and legal frameworks of the construction industry through a well-balanced blend of formal presentations, guest lectures and workshops.
You will gain a great number of valuable management skills such as communication, planning and organisation, problem solving and team working skills, as well as the specialist knowledge of how these apply to the construction industry.
You will also cover topics currently at the forefront of the construction industry including Sustainable Urban Property Development and study the wider construction industry procurement issues from the more traditional methods to the modern fast-track options available to meet clients’ specific requirements.
You will gain an industry recognised qualification – this course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and successful graduates will be eligible for Chartered Surveyor status upon gaining suitable professional experience and meeting the competency requirements of RICS.
Subjects include: - Strategic management (built environment and engineering) - Law and administration property and construction - Building economics - Production management - Procurement strategy - Sustainable urban property development - MSc thesis
Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.
You will graduate into an industry where your skills are in high demand.
Career opportunities: - property developer - construction cost management - consulting engineer - construction project management - management consultant
The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in any discipline in order to be eligible for the programme. We may also consider applicants who have completed a Bachelor (Ordinary) degree if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry. There may also be an additional essay requirement if you apply with less than an Honours degree, this would be confirmed on submission of the application to the Admissions Team.
Recipient: Edinburgh Napier University
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