Construction Project Management (Work Based Distance Learning), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language

About

A range of core courses covering management, procurement and technology-related subjects will give you a foundation in management principles while providing practical skills relevant to professional practice in construction. You will also choose an optional course from a range of subjects drawn from our built environment programmes, providing you with a broader understanding of built environment issues and an opportunity to tailor your studies to fit your interests and professional needs.

The Students

Students tend to come from the construction industry, bringing with them practical experience in a variety of built environment roles, or from other professional backgrounds but with an interest in converting to a career in the construction industry.

Programme Structure

  • Project Management: Theory and Practice
  • Value and Risk Management
  • Contracts and Procurement
  • Sustainability in Civil Engineering
  • Construction Technology
  • Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
  • Real Estate Economics
  • Spatial Planning
  • Sustainable Design and Development
  • Environmental Geotechnics
  • Project Management: Strategic Issues
  • Construction Financial Management
  • Construction Practice and Information Technology
  • People and Organisational Management in the Built Environment

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
    • Time flexibility
      Semi-structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

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English Language Requirements

You need the following CAE score:

  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language.

Find English courses on Preparation Courses Portal.

Academic Requirements

English Language Requirements
If your first language is not English, or your first degree was not taught in English, well need to see evidence of your English language ability. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. We offer a range of English language courses to help you meet the English language requirement prior to starting your masters programme:
  • 2 semesters English (for IELTS of 4.5-5.0);
  • 12 weeks English (for IELTS of 5.5);
  • 6 weeks English (for IELTS 5.5*-6.0). (*minimum 5.5 reading and writing)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    12740 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12740 GBP per year and a duration of  .
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    8320 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8320 GBP per year and a duration of  .
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

EU -£8,320 ; NON EU - £12,740

Living costs for Edinburgh

  • 725 - 1170 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

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