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Project Management (Construction), M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Nottingham, United Kingdom
Project managing construction projects requires an overview of the entire process, from inception to completion. This Project Management (Construction) course from Nottingham Trent University aims to provide you with a framework for understanding project management in the construction industry and, in particular, the role of the construction project manager and the associated needs of the client.

Overview

Who is this course designed for?

This course is aimed at professionals or graduates, wishing to pursue a career as a construction project manager. It’s suitable for professionals already working in the broad construction industries, who aspire to senior management positions. Additionally, this course is suitable for undergraduate (honours) students in related subject areas, looking to progress to study a managerial and technical postgraduate programme.

Why study this course?

  • Study at a top university for building and construction; NTU is ranked 2nd in the UK for Building and Town and Country Planning (Guardian University Guide 2019).
  • Benefit from our industry-standard facilities, right in the heart of Nottingham's city centre.
  • Have the option of taking a professional or industrial internship, which counts towards your Masters qualification.
  • Benefit from our team of expert academic staff who have established links to industry and significant experience of working in practice.
  • Hear from visiting industry and academic experts, some of whom are NTU alumni, who will be teaching parts of the modules, providing a ‘real life’ perspective on the topics you will be studying.
  • Study trips to live sites in the UK and abroad are included in your course fees, designed to help develop your understanding of theory in practice. Previous study trip destinations have included a week-long trip to Berlin and visits to the Project Challenge Expo and the UK Construction Week Exhibition in Birmingham.
  • Our flexible study options support part-time learners, who wish to balance employment with further study.

Careers and employability

The Project Management (Construction) course from Nottingham Trent University has an outstanding reputation for producing employable graduates. This course provides you with an accredited route towards the professional qualifications of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES).

The RICS accreditation enables successful graduates entry to the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) of the RICS. The APC is the on-the-job training scheme that graduates need to complete to qualify as a chartered surveyor. Find out more about how to complete your APC and become RICS qualified.

Where do MSc Project Management (Construction) graduates from NTU work?

The skills and knowledge gained on this course opens up opportunities for application to senior management positions. Previous graduates have expanded on existing roles to incorporate project management in a wider range of activities, and are successfully pursuing careers at senior management level on a variety of prestigious projects around the world.

Several graduates have decided to continue their academic study and have progressed to PhD research programmes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Law for Construction
  • Construction Business and Enterprise
  • Collaborative Working
  • Project Initiation
  • Lean Construction
  • Professional Practice and Procedure for Project Management
  • Postgraduate Research Project

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    83

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • 2:2 honours degree in a construction-related subject such as construction management, civil engineering or property management; or,
  • Corporate membership of an appropriate construction industry-related professional body which has been approved for this purpose by the University, preferably alongside industry experience at managerial level; or,
  • An alternative approved construction industry-related professional qualification, together with appropriate industrial experience at managerial level in the construction industry.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Part-time:

  • UK / EU: £4000 per year
  • International: £7250 per year

Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

We are offering a number of scholarships for Masters study. You might be able to get a scholarship to help fund your studies. We award scholarships to those international students who can demonstrate excellent achievement, passion and dedication to their studies.

For more information, please check the programme website.

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