• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 30 months
    Duration

About

This 100% online MSc Construction Project Management at Nottingham Trent University Online gives you a flexible way of gaining first-hand experience of the systems and processes required to lead successful project outcomes. With today’s busy professionals and graduates in mind, NTU is committed to offering highly relevant courses, tailored to fit around your lifestyle and career. To help you take advantage of these opportunities, Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is offering a comprehensive online MSc in Construction Project Management, fully accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

NTU is committed to offering highly relevant courses, continually developing innovative ways to bring the courses to life and offering an online experience that will provide you with a number of ways to immerse you in the curriculum, including:

  • comprehensive video lectures
  • real-life case studies
  • interactive assignments
  • social interaction
  • research supervision
  • digital tools and resources

Acknowledged in the UK for its teaching excellence by both The Guardian in 2015 and The Times in 2016, NTU is committed to empowering all our students with the knowledge and practical skills they need to make more of an impact on their lives and careers. This online course will give you first-hand experience of the systems and processes required to lead successful project outcomes. The fact that NTU is renowned and respected within the industry, plus the course’s focus on relevant skills, will give you a clear pathway to rewarding careers in construction project management.

Taught by experts from the construction industry, with direct links to major construction firms, this MSc is perfectly positioned to help you secure a project management career in construction.

Our online MSc Construction Project Management will help you to:

  • manage project briefing, key design and development issues at a detailed level
  • learn the skills necessary to create appropriate procurement strategies
  • gain a comprehensive understanding of the organisational structures necessary to achieve successful project outcomes, including legal and contractual constraints and people management skills.

Career outlook

The online MSc Construction Project Management offers excellent opportunities for career development. Our recent graduates have gone on to work for major international construction firms. They have been employed in roles such as Construction Project Manager, Cost Manager, Site Manager and Senior Project Manager.

Our award-winning teaching excellence, coupled with courses and research informed by industry, can help you to further your career, immerse yourself in a subject you’re passionate about and become a specialist in construction project management.

"In undertaking the MSc degree online, I have been able to accept life changing opportunities that I would not have been able to even comprehend if I were to have undertaken the program in a classroom based environment." 

Aidan Munnelly (UK), Online MSc Construction Project Management 

Programme Structure

Course curriculumThe NTU online MSc Construction Project Management is a modular course, completed over two and a half years. It consists of 12 modules worth ten credits each, plus a dissertation worth 60 credits (total of 180 credits).Core modules:
  • Contemporary Construction Themes
  • Procurement
  • Contract
  • Legal Rights and Responsibilities
  • Collaborative Working
  • Construction Health and Safety
  • Lean Project Production
  • Design Appreciation and Planning
  • Cost Studies
  • Managing Organisations and People
  • Corporate Strategy and Finance
  • Managing Construction Projects
  • Research skills and Dissertation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 30 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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

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).

Prospective students must have:

  • BSc 2.2 (Hons) in a construction related subject or relevant professional body membership (usually chartered status)
  • APEL of relevant work experience

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    4400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 30 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    4400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 30 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Fees are for the 2018/19 academic year intake and will not increase so long as you complete your studies within 3 years of enrolment.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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