Construction Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
If you’re 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.


3 good reasons to study Construction Management at Salford

  • 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 Summary

If you’re 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, you’ll learn how to successfully organise and plan complex construction projects, diagnose corporate problems, and manage project teams, procurement, finance and risk.

Course Details

  • 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 practical knowledge, skills and tools for a rewarding career in construction
  • 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.

Course Structure

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. The PgDip requires the completion of the four taught modules. All modules are delivered over a 15 week period and are assessed through written coursework.


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Programme Structure

Full-time September Start

September - January
  • Performance and Integration Management (30 credits)
  • Supply Chain Management (30 credits)
January - May
  • Project and Production Management (30 credits)
  • Finance and Risk Management (30 credits)
June - September
  • Dissertation(60 credits)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Postgraduate courses may start at varying times throughout the year. You should  submit your application at least one month prior to your chosen course starting date.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 28 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    30 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      Regular optional meetings
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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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Academic Requirements

Entry Requirements

Applicants of this course must have a minimum of a second class honours degree. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

English Language Requirements

International students must provide evidence of proficiency in English - IELTS 6.0 with no band below 5.5 or an equivalent qualification are proof of this.

Suitable For

This course is suitable for working professionals from the building and engineering sectors. Students come from a broad range of associated backgrounds, including: contract management, operations, estimating and commercial management, policy-making, project direction and specialist construction management.

Applicant profile

This course is for you if you have a desire to enhance your current knowledge base and develop your career in the area of construction project management. You will have a strong academic and/or professional background in the built environment, enabling you to build on the experience you already have. Strong leadership skills and good knowledge of construction processes are a must.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    12300 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12300 GBP per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    7800 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7800 GBP per module and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Part-time: £1,300 per 30 credit module

Living costs for Salford

  • 500 - 800 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

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