M.Sc. On Campus

Project Management - Building and Construction

18 months
10000 USD/year
9905 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Project Management - Building and Construction at The University of the West Indies helps you become adept at the legal frameworks associated with construction projects. Learn how to select materials for design, health, safety and protection against natural disasters. Learn how to design and deliver projects within time and cost parameters.


Project Management - Building and Construction at The University of the West Indies is ideally located to offer local, regional, and international students comfort and convenience in a multicultural setting.

At  you will learn:

  • The effective planning, implementation, control and evaluation of projects both within and outside of the construction industry.
  • The project management cycle
  • Techniques for modelling, evaluating, designing and executing projects
  • Keys to negotiating and managing conflicts in order to achieve constructive outcomes
  • The laws governing construction locally, regionally and internationally
  • The properties of the main construction materials and criteria for selection in construction projects


  • Project Manager
  • Project Analyst
  • Operations Manager
  • Construction Project Manager
  • Infrastructure Planning and Implementation Manager
  • Building/Construction Inspector
  • Bid Manager
  • Contracts Manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Project Management Concepts, Framework & Processes
  • Project Initiation and Planning
  • Project Finance
  • Project Execution, Monitoring & Control
  • Construction Law
  • Materials Technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a university or college acceptable to the University of the West Indies, with at least Second Class Honours.
  • Students with 'Pass' degrees will be considered on the following conditions: they are currently working in a Project Management related field, and; they are successful at an interview conducted by the entrance committee within the Department.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Application Processing Fee (BDS $30 for applicants from  contributing countries OR US $30 for applicants from a non-contributing countries)
  • Birth Certificate (certified or notarized copy)
  • Curriculum Vitae (2 copies)
  • Two (2) Referee reports (PDF)
  • Professional Certificates/Diplomas
  • Marriage Certificate (where applicable) (certified or notarised copy)
  • Legal Affidavit or deed poll if your present name is different from that on the Birth Certificate (certified or notarised copy)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    9905 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14858 USD for the full programme during 18 months.

BDS $ 30,000 for national students

Living costs for Bridgetown

1960 - 2590 BBD /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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