Competency in project management has become a key part of the skills-set of every construction professional and executive, with many construction project managers functioning in a strategic and co-ordinating role in the delivery of the client’s physical development and investment programme.
Society continues to value and shape the built environment resulting in both public and private investment in construction assets and the successful completion of construction projects. As these projects become more socially and technically complex in a changing world dominated by a concern for sustainability, there has been a growing challenge to develop existing and new skills and expertise in construction project management. This challenge is not only national but global as the need for construction project management skills continues to grow internationally. Indeed, our student cohorts reflect this global challenge with students from across multiple continents.
We have been running programmes in MSc Construction Project Management for nearly 20 years. This arose from the need to extend the managerial remit to those activities that fall outside the construction phase to include areas such as financing, design and hand-over. The programme is therefore tailored for construction professionals looking for a more holistic perspective of construction project processes and the challenge of project management in complex building and infrastructure projects.
The programme is ideally suited to those professionals with work experience and the desire to manage more complex and innovative construction projects. It is also suited to those graduates with a desire to develop the requisite skills to develop a career in the global project management community.
Students on the programme significantly benefit from the programmes strong connection with the expertise of the UK’s longest-established research group ‘Construction Technology and Organisation’ and the Royal Academy of Engineering Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design.
Core study areas include: Building Information Modelling, Design Management and Sustainability in the Built Environment.
Upper second class (2:1) honours degree in a relevant subject and / or full membership of a relevant professional institution, or The Loughborough Postgraduate Certificate in Management for Engineers. Other relevant qualifications and / or relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.
No work experience is required.
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