Project Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    11700
    Tuition (Year)
    7100
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language

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

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 28 months

      Full-time - January start, 15 months. September start, 12 months. Part-time - January start, 33 months. September start, 28 months. Distance learning - 36 months (January or September starts)

  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    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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  • Minimum required score: 600

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 100

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

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.

Student Visa

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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 11700 International
  • GBP 7100 EU/EEA

Funding

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