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MSc Construction and Project Management with Industrial Internship

MSc Construction and Project Management with Industrial Internship

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Preparation For Work Construction Management (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

These programmes have been designed to:

Develop the intellectual, practical and professional skills of the learner in the critical acquisition, analysis, interpretation and understanding of the management of construction projects and organisations.

Apply appropriate theoretical and practical management methods in the analysis and solution of design, engineering and construction problems.

Develop a holistic approach to the planning, monitoring and control of construction projects by integrating the technical knowledge of design, engineering and construction with financial, legal, IT, commercial leadership and managerial skills of business administration in the management of simple to complex projects through their various stages from inception, feasibility, strategy, design, construction, commissioning and into maintenance; and in construction organisations; eg construction economics and finance, strategic management, information systems, construction law, international construction markets and competitive advantage.

Develop critical and analytical problem-solving skills across a broad range of subjects and transferable skills that relate to literacy, numeracy, computing, teamwork, group work, and personal presentations and interactions to prepare graduates for more general employment.

Career Prospects

Introduction

There are excellent career opportunities for our graduates as project managers, contract managers, design managers, project architects, project engineers, planners, etc., within project management consultants, construction companies, property developers and government agencies, amongst others. Graduates are also well prepared for PhD research, which may lead to careers in research establishments and universities.

Queen's postgraduates reap exceptional benefits. Unique initiatives, such as Degree Plus and Researcher Plus bolster our commitment to employability, while innovative leadership and executive programmes alongside sterling integration with business experts helps our students gain key leadership positions both nationally and internationally.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

Construction Economics and Facilities Management
Construction Law: Contract Law, Tort and Evidence, Dispute Resolution
Project Planning for Sustainability
Procurement and Contract Administration
Project Management, Planning and Control
Research Methods for Managers
Strategic Management and International Construction
Individual Research Project (Dissertation)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,140

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.2 Honours degree or above in a relevant Science, Engineering, Architecture, Management or Social Science discipline or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Applicants who do not meet the above academic requirements but hold a relevant professional qualification and can demonstrate appropriate experience, will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The University's Recognition of Prior Learning Policy provides guidance on the assessment of experiential learning (RPEL).