M.Sc. Construction Management

University of Salford


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Application deadline: any time
Tuition fee:
  • £ 7,650 / Module (EEA)
  • £ 11,090 / Module (International)
Start date: September  2015, January  2016
Credits: 180 credits
Duration full-time: 12 months
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Disciplines:
Delivery mode: Blended
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time
Intensity: Flexible
Duration part-time: 28 months
Part-time variant: Flexible
Structure: Fully structured
Student interaction: Online group works/assignments
Attendance: Regular optional meetings
Teacher support: Continuous support with feedback on request

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If youre looking to progress your career in construction management, or you want to find employment in the sector in the UK, this course is designed with you in mind. During your time with us, youll learn how to successfully organise and plan complex construction projects, diagnose corporate problems, and manage project teams, procurement, finance and risk. The programme of study is mapped to Construction Management NVQ level 5 and will support your application for the CSCS black card the industry-standard for all construction managers in the UK.

* The full Masters degree is RICS, CIOB and APM accredited
* 100% employability for recent graduates
* Gain knowledge of advanced construction management skills and software tools, BIM technologies and Lean-Six Sigma Processes

Course development has been led by industry to ensure that material is relevant to current industry trends and emerging future skills areas in construction management

Emphasis is given to the management requirements of the emerging area of advanced manufacturing in the construction process

This course offers a structured route to obtaining the knowledge and understanding required to practice construction management.

This course provides hands-on training in the use of state-of-the-art software tools and techniques.

This course can be studied full-time, part-time on campus, or part-time by online distance learning. Admission onto the course is in September or January.

The Masters award consists of four taught modules followed by a Research Methods module and Dissertation.

Contents

September - January

Performance and Integration Management

Supply Chain Management

January - May

Project and Production Management

Finance and Risk Management

June - September

Dissertation

Full-time January Start

Year 1, January - May

Project and Production Management

Finance and Risk Management

Year 1, June - September

No teaching

Year 2, September - January

Performance and Integration Management

Supply Chain Management

Year 2, January - May

Dissertation

Distance Learning September Start

Year 1, September - January

Performance and Integration Management

Year 1, January - May

Finance and Risk Management

Year 1, June - September

Project and Production Management

Year 2, September - January

Supply Chain Management

Year 2, January - September

Dissertation

Requirements

Applications for this course must have:

* A minimum of a second class undergraduate honours degree in a relevant discipline, or
* A minimum of a second class undergraduate honours degree in an unrelated discipline and significant relevant work experience within the built environment, or
* A recognised appropriate professional qualification such as RICS or CIOB.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6

IMPORTANT NOTE: Per 6 April 2015 only the English language tests from IELTS and Trinity College London are accepted for Tier 4 Visa applications to the United Kingdom. Other tests (including TOEFL, TOEIC, Pearson, City & Guilds) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. Since the Trinity College London language tests must be taken in one of their exam centres in the UK, IELTS is now the only language test accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK that can be taken worldwide.

The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

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Why Study at Salford?

There are lots of graduates out there, so we know youll need something extra and in todays competitive market a postgraduate qualification can be a way of achieving this.

At Salford youll keep an eye on whats happening in the world of work and we will help you look beyond the textbooks and discover how your knowledge can provide real solutions for the business world ensuring youre a more attractive candidate to future employers. Our academics are often leaders in their field and maintain close links with their sectors to deliver real-world experience, in fact many of our courses are accredited by industry.

We understand that, for some of you, family and work commitments may leave little room for full-time study, so a number of our courses are taught on a part-time ordistance learning basis.

Salford is a research-led University and research informs everything we do. The Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) found that 83% of Salfords research was internationally recognised with 12% of the work being of world-leading standard.

The development of MediaCityUK means the University is working closely with creative and digital industries to maximise the benefit of MediaCityUK and the BBCs decision to move five national departments to Salford.

* The full Masters degree is RICS, CIOB and APM accredited

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