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Construction Project Management MSc

Construction Project Management MSc

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Construction Project Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This Construction Project Management course equips you with the theoretical knowledge and practical and technical skills to manage people and projects within the construction industry. A range of core modules covering management, procurement and technology-related subjects will give you a foundation in management principles while providing practical skills relevant to professional practice in construction. You will also choose an optional module from a range of subjects drawn from our built environment courses, providing you with a broader understanding of built environment issues and an opportunity to tailor your studies to fit your interests and professional needs. Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert awards in this course. This industry-focused programme ensures graduates are quickly able to make a positive and effective contribution to their working environment, and as such are in great demand by construction industry employers. This course offers a number of guest lectures each year specific to the modules where experienced professionals from industry visit to share their knowledge and experience with students. There is also an annual industry and professions day, which is an interactive forum to bring together students on the course with relevant employers and representatives from the professions. Three institutes accredit this MSc in Construction Project Management: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; Chartered Institute of Building; Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors. The University is also a Corporate Member of the Association for Project Management. All these professional bodies offer our students free student memberships, study help and networking opportunities to support the process of becoming a future leader of the profession.

Different course options

Full time | Edinburgh Campus | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

This module aims to further develop the learners theoretical and practical knowledge in the implementation of Project Management Principles in the construction industry. The module is designed to raise student awareness as to why the construction industry under-performs when compared to other industries. This enables learners to appraise and critically analyse the performance of the project management discipline in order to explore what is needed to improve this performance, with emphasis on the UK construction industry.
Dissertation (MSc students only)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students must have one of the following: Minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in a cognate or semi-cognate subject area; Minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in a non-cognate subject area but demonstrates an interest in the discipline (supported by a personal statement, detail of work experience); Corporate (or chartered) membership of relevant professional institutions will also be considered. PG Diploma level entry applicants must have an ordinary degree in a related subject area and relevant post qualification industry experience. Candidates who do not meet the above entry requirements or have no formal academic qualifications will be considered individually based on their CV and possibly interview. Admission via this route will be at the discretion of the Director of Recruitment.