Developed with the support of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), the programme is accredited by four distinct professional bodies and is designed to meet the increasing demand for innovative and far-sighted construction managers. It offers a choice of modules covering the wide variety of skills that modern construction professionals need.
Demand for highly skilled, innovative construction managers is constantly increasing. This comes from a growing drive to find sustainable and environmentally sound construction methods and innovative management practices to replace traditional procurement routes and management methods.
The programme offers a wide choice of modules which cover the skills that modern construction professionals need in order to meet the challenges of the industry. The programme allows you the scope to develop a bespoke skill set by selecting from the range of elective modules. It provides recent graduates and experienced professionals with an outstanding opportunity to upgrade their skills in order to enhance their career choices.
The MSc Construction Management programme began in 1994 and has been successfully delivered to many students who are now in senior positions working in Construction firms around the world. The School of Engineering and Built Environment at Glasgow Caledonian is the largest of its kind in Scotland and regularly produces more construction and surveying graduates than any other university in the UK. It is ranked in the top 20 UK universities for research in the Architecture and the Built Environment subject area and is highly regarded in Scotland for its innovative teaching and learning methods. It has extensive links with the construction industry which it supports through consultancy, knowledge exchange and a flow of highly employable graduates.
The course is accredited by four leading professional bodies: the Association for Project Management (APM); the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS); the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Michael Tong is the Programme Leader for the MSc International Project Management and the MSc Construction Management programmes. He has worked in a number of high profile projects in the Far East, including the Hong Kong Airport and Shanghai Times Square.
UK Honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in any discipline associated with the construction and property industry. OR, corporate membership of a construction of property-related professional body (eg RICS, RIAS, CIOB). Applicants without a formal degree level qualification or strong qualifications in unrelated disciplines maybe accepted on to the PgD programme subject to relevant industry experience.
Recipient: GCU London
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