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Construction Management MSc

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Full time | Northampton Square | 1 year | OCT

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Construction Management (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Key information

This programme will equip you with the construction knowledge and management skills you need to successfully oversee a construction process and collaborate with numerous stakeholders. Your MSc will give you in-demand skills sought by firms for business management roles within all areas of construction delivery, from overseeing projects, through to consultancy.

Course overview

Benefits of this course

The benefits of this course are wide and varied.

You’ll be studying in the heart of a global city surrounded by some of the biggest construction and technically demanding projects in the UK; Crossrail and The Shard building.

Your course will give you the highly-sought after knowledge and skills needed to manage a construction process. You’ll acquire an understanding in finance, contracts and how to manage multiple stakeholders.

You will develop interpersonal skills, learning how to manage teams of people and discover how technology can increase productivity.

Who is this course for?

You may be an engineer, architect or a technically-competent construction professional wanting to take your career to the next level.

Whether you plan to move into a managerial role, set up your own business or manage a major construction project, you’ll be learning from a combination of business-based and construction-specific modules to help you take the next step on your career path.


This degree is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) comprising of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Structural Engineers, Institute of Highway Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Permanent Way Institution on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired a partial CEng accredited undergraduate first degree.

Teaching and assessment

You will learn from a variety of lectures, practical exercises and group assignments.

You’ll be expected to take part in team-work practical exercises and group assignments throughout your course.


This degree will give you opportunities to develop the skills and knowledge sought by firms for business management roles within all parts of construction delivery.

Based in the construction and architecture agency hub of Clerkenwell, City has connections with countless international firms and you will join a global alumni network of thousands.

Our graduates have gone into a range of multinational companies including:

  • Arup
  • HS2
  • Balfour Beatty
  • WSP
  • Network Rail.


The module provides theoretical and practical knowledge relating to the application of basic finance concepts to funding, financing, and investment in infrastructure and construction projects.

Tuition fees

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International fees
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Entry requirements

To apply for this course, you should hold at least a lower second-class honours degree in a relevant, construction discipline, such as civil engineering, architecture, surveying, construction management or facilities management.

University information

City, University of London is a leading UK institution, offering an innovative programme of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses which uphold the university’s commitment to enhance people’s lives through education. City is a research-driven university and has around 21,000 enrolled students, of which 45% are studying postgraduate qualifications. The university community is a diverse and international population home to students from...more