Construction Project Management, M.Sc.

Taught by experts from the construction industry, with direct links to major construction firms, this MSc in Construction Project Management from Nottingham Trent University is perfectly positioned to help you secure a project management career in construction.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The construction industry is booming, with companies, both nationally and internationally, calling out for qualified project managers to spearhead their latest developments. According to the 2013 Project Management Talent Gap Report, the Project Management Institute (PMI) expects the creation of 15.7 million new project management roles globally by 2020.

To help online students take advantage of these growing opportunities, Nottingham Trent University is offering a comprehensive online MSc in Construction Project Management. The course is designed to equip mid-career professionals, or recent graduates, with practical skills that can be applied straightaway in real working environments.

“The course broadened my mind about the construction industry. It really helped me during the interview process and ultimately in my current job.” Divya Shajahan (India) - MSc Construction Management
The online MSc Construction Project Management will help you to:
  • manage project briefing, key design and development issues at a detailed level
  • learn the skills necessary to create appropriate procurement strategies
  • gain a comprehensive understanding of the organisational structures necessary to achieve successful project outcomes, including legal and contractual constraints and people management skills.
Flexible and engaging online learning
Nottingham Trent University is committed to offering highly relevant courses, tailored to fit around your lifestyle and career. The online MSc Construction Project Management course provides a flexible and engaging way to learn, with a number of ways to interact with the curriculum, including:
  • video lectures
  • real-life case studies
  • interactive assignments
  • social interaction
  • digital tools and resources
  • interactive academic support.
Career outlook

The online MSc Construction Project Management course from Nottingham Trent University gives you first-hand experience of the systems and processes necessary to lead successful project outcomes.

Faculty and alumni connections with major construction firms, plus a focus on practical and relevant skills, give students a clear pathway to a rewarding career in an industry full of opportunity.

The course offers excellent opportunities for career development. Our recent graduates have gone on to work for major international construction firms. They have been employed in roles such as Construction Project Manager, Cost Manager, Site Manager and Senior Project Manager.

Furthermore, Nottingham Trent University is known in the construction industry for the quality of its students and has a long history of successful student placements, improving the course’s reputation with employers.

Programme Structure

Course curriculum
The NTU online MSc Construction Project Management is a modular course, completed over three years. It consists of 12 modules worth ten credits each, plus a dissertation worth 60 credits (total of 180 credits).
Core modules:
  • Contemporary Construction Themes
  • Procurement
  • Contract
  • Legal Rights and Responsibilities
  • Collaborative Working
  • Construction Health and Safety
  • Lean Project Production
  • Design Appreciation and Planning
  • Cost Studies
  • Managing Organisations and People
  • Corporate Strategy and Finance
  • Managing Construction Projects
  • Research skills and Dissertation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 36 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments
  • More information Go To The Course Website

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Academic Requirements

  • 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. Also see the full list of alternative qualifications for EU and international students.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 12600 International
  • GBP 9500 EU/EEA

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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