M.Sc. Construction Management

University of Salford
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

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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.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline any time
Tuition fee
  • GBP 11090 Module (International)
  • GBP 7650 Module (EEA)

Part-time-£1,275 per 30 credits

Distance learning £1,275 per 30 credits

International distance learning £1,848 per 30 credits

Start date , December 2016
Credits 180 credits
Duration full-time 12 months
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

Course Content

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

English Language Requirements

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.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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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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