Full-time (1 yr), part-time (2 yrs), distance learning (2 years, to a maximum of seven years).
In the global construction industry there is a very high level of demand for suitably qualified project managers. This course produces qualified project managers of the quality required by the UK and global construction industries, both in terms of their immediate ability to perform and their longer-term strategic potential. The course allows architects, engineers and other professionals to move into project management. For graduates with a first degree in a built environment subject it can provide a competitive edge in a fierce employment market. The immense diversity and career opportunities this affords are reflected in the structure and content of this course.
The course has a long pedigree and is now one of the largest MSc Construction Management (Project Management) programmes in the UK in terms of student numbers.
The course team continues to develop its strong links with the construction industry and employer feedback is central to the course development process. As evidence of its relevance to industry, the MSc is approved by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Graduates of the course are eligible for entry to the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence.
The employment success rate on completion is very high, and subsequent opportunities for career progression are good. There is a consistent and very high demand for graduates of the course. The combination of both academic quality and very high industrial relevance maintains the high standing of the course among its competitors.
* Project Management Theory and Practice
* Project Management: Strategic Issues
* AND CHOOSE SIX FROM:
* Management and Organisation of People
* Contracts and Procurement
* Value and Risk Management
* Corporate Strategy
* Construction Financial Management
* Macroeconomics and the Built Environment
* Microeconomics, Finance and the Built Environment
* Project Management Case Study
*Subject to timetabling and demand.
Students who undertake this course via distance learning can opt for one of two study routes:
* taught course with dissertation/report
* fully taught course with additional advanced modules.