M.Sc. International Construction Management and Engineering

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR20100 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English (IELTS accepted)
University of Leeds | Leeds, United Kingdom
The course covers construction processes from inception and feasibility, design, contact and construction through to commissioning and maintenance. Particular emphasis is placed on financial, planning and management aspects of a project life cycle. The flexible nature of the course offers you the opportunity to strengthen existing technical and engineering skills.

Description of International Construction Management and Engineering

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This course has been created to help construction professionals become more effective by developing the generic and specialist project management skills required in the construction industry. It is designed to develop and enhance the skills of civil engineers and other construction professionals who feel that their earlier training has not prepared them adequately for managerial responsibility. It prepares students for challenges of the changing and increasingly global construction industry.

The course covers construction processes from inception and feasibility, design, contact and construction through to commissioning and maintenance. Particular emphasis is placed on financial, planning and management aspects of a project life cycle. The flexible nature of the course offers you the opportunity to strengthen existing technical and engineering skills.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline As early as possible
Tuition fee
  • EUR 20100 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 12000 Year (EEA)

UK/EU: £10,000; International: £16,800

Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 12 months
Languages
  • English
Take an IELTS test
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Part-time variant Flexible

Course Content

Compulsory modules

  • Applied Construction Management
  • Research Project
  • Project Management
  • Advanced Project Management
  • Procurement Management
  • Whole Life Asset Management

Optional modules (study 45 credits)

  • Strategic Management in Construction
  • Funding for Projects
  • Risk Management
  • Design and Management of Structures in Earthquake Zones
  • Value Management
  • Deterioration and Maintenance of Pavements

Requirements for International Construction Management and Engineering

A degree equivalent to a UK second class honours (2:2) degree or higher in civil engineering or a related subject. Industrial experience is preferable. Consideration will be given to professionally qualified and experienced candidates without formal academic qualifications.

We also welcome and accept students with a wide range of international equivalent qualifications.

English language requirement: A pass at GCSE level in English language (grade C or above). If English is not your first language, you are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English. You will need to meet our minimum requirements for one of the following recognised English language tests: the International English Language Testing Service (IELTS), the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and the Pearson Test of English Academic.

Work Experience for International Construction Management and Engineering

No work experience is required.

More Information

Accreditation

This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) undergraduate first degree by the Joint Board of Moderators under licence from the UK regulator theEngineering Council.

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