Project Management, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 11700
    Tuition (Year)
    7100
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

This course provides a toolkit of key management skills and knowledge which will enable you to undertake a variety of roles in the field of construction project management or other management roles in the construction or property sectors.

It is designed for built-environment graduates and professionals who wish to enter a career, or further an existing career in project management. It is also suited to individuals from the wider property and construction sectors of the economy who are involved in the procurement of built assets on behalf of project sponsors and public-sector clients.

This course will:

  • provide you with broad, analytical and integrated understanding of management and organisations
  • enable you to think critically and independently about project management issues and to deal effectively with uncertainty
  • enable you to solve complex problems and to make decisions using appropriate techniques
  • convey the technological, economic, environmental, ethical, legal, political and sociological factors involved in the built environment, their interrelationships and effect on projects and the management of projects
  • emphasise the significance of the built environment to the economy and society as a whole
  • develop your understanding of ethics and the requirements of professional practice in order to develop a clear sense of professional responsibility
  • encourage the development of expertise in your profession.

Additional course information

This course is built upon a strong management theme, supplemented with specialist knowledge, to enable the effective management of construction projects. It emphasises an applicational approach to project management.
It will also develop the employee's general management ability and insight, enhancing their performance in a wide range of other management functions.

Programme Structure

Core modules

  • Economic, Legal and Political Framework (15 credits)
  • Management Theory and Management Practice (15 credits each)
  • Procurement and Supply Chain Management (15 credits)
  • Production Management (15 credits)
  • Project Management (15 credits)
  • Research Design and Methods (15 credits)
  • Risk and Value Management (15 credits)
  • Dissertation (60 credits)

Assessment

Assessment methods are diverse to reflect the needs of the course. However, you can expect to be assessed by assignment, case study, examinations, group work and presentations.

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Credits
    120
  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
  • Intensity Flexible
  • Duration part-time 28 months
  • Structure
    Fully structured
  • Student interaction
    Online group works/assignments
  • Teacher support
    Continuous support with feedback on request

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Academic Requirements

ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: An appropriate honours degree in a built environment subject (2.2 or above); OR membership at an appropriate level of a recognised construction institution, such as RIBA, RICS, CIOB, ICE. A non-cognate honours degree (2.2 or above) together with relevant post graduate working experience may be considered on an individual basis. Applicants may be invited for interview.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 11700 International
  • GBP 7100 EEA
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