Project Management (Construction), M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
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The Project Management (Construction) course from Nottingham Trent University is designed to equip students with the skills needed to pursue a managerial career in the fast-moving construction industry.


Project Management (Construction) course from Nottingham Trent University is professionally accredited by the RICS and ICES and has excellent industry links.

Why choose this course?

This course is specifically designed to enhance the vocational and intellectual knowledge and skills of mid-career professionals, or recent graduates who wish to further their careers in the field of construction project management.

You will benefit from:
  • accreditation from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES) (MSc route only)
  • improved career development and progression
  • flexible study options – full-time through to distance learning and Continuing Professional Development.
Distance-learning and part-time study options have been structured to enable successful study while students are fully employed.

Graduates from this course have excellent employment opportunities. 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

  • a detailed understanding of project briefing, key design and development issues, and the skills to create appropriate procurement strategies
  • a comprehensive knowledge of the organisational structures necessary to achieve successful project outcomes, including legal and contractual constraints and people-management skills.
  • Integrated Working
  • Initiation and Procuring of Projects
  • Managing Construction Projects One
  • Managing Organisations and People
  • Construction Business Environment
  • Design, Value and Cost
  • Legal Studies
  • Introduction to Lean Construction
  • Postgraduate Research Skills and Dissertation (60 credit points)

Part-time, Year One

  • Integrated Working
  • Initiation and Procuring of Projects
  • Managing Construction Projects One
  • Construction Business Environment
  • Postgraduate Research Skills and Dissertation
Part-time, Year Two
  • Design, Value and Cost
  • Legal Studies
  • Introduction to Lean Construction
  • Managing Organisations and People

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Duration 12 months
    • Average duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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).

  • A good (minimum 2.2) construction-related UK honours degree or equivalent, or corporate membership of an approved professional institution.
  • International and EU students also need to meet the English language requirements.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 13400 International
  • EUR 9000 EU/EEA


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