Construction Project Management (Work Based Distance Learning), M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    12740
    Tuition (Year)
    8320
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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Construction Project Management at Heriot-Watt University is one of the longest-running programmes of its kind in the UK, equipping graduates with the theoretical knowledge and practical and technical skills to manage people and projects within the construction industry.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

A range of core courses 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 course from a range of subjects drawn from our built environment programmes, providing you with a broader understanding of built environment issues and an opportunity to tailor your studies to fit your interests and professional needs.

The Students

Students tend to come from the construction industry, bringing with them practical experience in a variety of built environment roles, or from other professional backgrounds but with an interest in converting to a career in the construction industry.

Programme Structure

  • Project Management: Theory and Practice
  • Value and Risk Management
  • Contracts and Procurement
  • Sustainability in Civil Engineering
  • Construction Technology
  • Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
  • Real Estate Economics
  • Spatial Planning
  • Sustainable Design and Development
  • Environmental Geotechnics
  • Project Management: Strategic Issues
  • Construction Financial Management
  • Construction Practice and Information Technology
  • People and Organisational Management in the Built Environment

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
    • Time flexibility
      Semi-structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

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Academic Requirements

English Language Requirements
If your first language is not English, or your first degree was not taught in English, well need to see evidence of your English language ability. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. We offer a range of English language courses to help you meet the English language requirement prior to starting your masters programme:
  • 2 semesters English (for IELTS of 4.5-5.0);
  • 12 weeks English (for IELTS of 5.5);
  • 6 weeks English (for IELTS 5.5*-6.0). (*minimum 5.5 reading and writing)

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 12740 International
  • GBP 8320 EU/EEA

EU -£8,320 ; NON EU - £12,740

Funding

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