Project Management (Construction), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    13250 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
Project managing construction projects requires an overview of the entire process, from inception to completion. This Project Management (Construction) course at Nottingham Trent University aims to provide you with a framework for understanding project management in the construction industry and, in particular, the role of the construction project manager and the associated needs of the client.

About

Who is this course designed for?

This Project Management (Construction) course at Nottingham Trent University is aimed at professionals or graduates, wishing to pursue a career as a construction project manager. It’s suitable for professionals already working in the broad construction industries, who aspire to senior management positions. Additionally, this course is suitable for undergraduate (honours) students in related subject areas, looking to progress to study a managerial and technical postgraduate programme.

Why study this course?

  • Study at a top university for building and construction; NTU is ranked 7th in the UK for Building.
  • Benefit from outstanding employability prospects; 95% of postgraduate construction management students are in a professional or managerial role within just six months of graduating.
  • Benefit from our industry-standard facilities, right in the heart of Nottingham's city centre.
  • Have the option of taking a professional or industrial internship, which counts towards your Masters qualification.
  • Benefit from our team of expert academic staff who have established links to industry and significant experience of working in practice.
  • Hear from visiting industry and academic experts, some of whom are NTU alumni, who will be teaching parts of the modules, providing a ‘real life’ perspective on the topics you will be studying.
  • Study trips to live sites in the UK and abroad are included in your course fees, designed to help develop your understanding of theory in practice. Previous study trip destinations have included a week-long trip to Berlin and visits to the Project Challenge Expo and the UK Construction Week Exhibition in Birmingham.
  • Our flexible study options support part-time learners, who wish to balance employment with further study.

You may also be interested in

  • MSc Construction Project Management (Distance Learning)
  • MSc Construction Management
  • MSc Quantity Surveying
Careers and employability

Our MSc Project Management (Construction) course has an outstanding reputation for producing employable graduates: 95% of postgraduate construction management students are in a professional or managerial role within just six months of graduating. The course provides you with an accredited route towards the professional qualifications of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES).

Where do MSc Project Management (Construction) graduates from NTU work?

The skills and knowledge gained on this course opens up opportunities for application to senior management positions. Previous graduates have expanded on existing roles to incorporate project management in a wider range of activities, and are successfully pursuing careers at senior management level on a variety of prestigious projects around the world.

Several graduates have decided to continue their academic study and have progressed to PhD research programmes.

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • Law for Construction 
  • Construction Business and Enterprise 
  • Collaborative Working 
  • Project Initiation 
  • Lean Construction 
  • Professional Practice and Procedure for Project Management 
  • Postgraduate Research Project 
  • Industrial or Professional Internship 
              For more information, please check the programme website.

              Detailed Programme Facts

              • More details: You can apply for this course throughout the year, but we'd recommend that applications should be received by the end of July for entry in September.
              • Programme intensity Part-time
                • Average part-time duration 24 months
              • Credits
                240 credit points alternative credits
              • Languages
                • English
              • Delivery mode
                On Campus
              • More information Go to the programme website
              Check if you match the admission requirements

              English Language Requirements

              You need the following IELTS score:

              • Minimum required score:

                6.5

                The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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              Academic Requirements

              You need the following GPA score:

              Required score: Lower Second Class

              Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

              Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

              • 2:2 honours degree in a construction-related subject such as construction management, civil engineering or property management; or,
              • Corporate membership of an appropriate construction industry-related professional body which has been approved for this purpose by the University, preferably alongside industry experience at managerial level; or,
              • An alternative approved construction industry-related professional qualification, together with appropriate industrial experience at managerial level in the construction industry.

              Tuition Fee

              • International

                13250 GBP/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 13250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
              • EU/EEA

                7800 GBP/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 7800 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
              Part-time:
              • UK / EU: £3,900 per year
              • International: £6,625 per year

              Funding

              We are offering a number of scholarships for Masters study. You might be able to get a scholarship to help fund your studies. We award scholarships to those international students who can demonstrate excellent achievement, passion and dedication to their studies.

              For more information, please check the programme website.

              StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.