Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Construction Project Management

University of Wolverhampton

12 months
4650 GBP/year
2183 GBP/year
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This Construction Project Management programme at University of Wolverhampton will introduce you to the art and science of construction project management covering areas that may include  strategy, control, technical, commercial, legal, financial and organisational issues.


This Construction Project Management programme at University of Wolverhampton,  studied traditionally or by Distance Learning is the initiator and comprises 60 credits of study towards the MSc Construction Project Management course. Learners will be introduced to the growing need within the built environment sector for professionals with a thorough understanding of the management of the construction process from inception to completion. 

As a student you will experience structured learning with problem-based scenarios and research that will develop your capabilities for critical thinking, argument, creativity and encourage innovation, all of which may be brought into the practical decision making processes encountered in built environment projects.

You will begin to reflect on and make cases for the integration of the technical (hard) and social (soft) management styles required within the context of strategic and operational construction projects.

The modules that may be included in this flexible course can enable progression to qualification at post graduate diploma and masters levels on successful completion of a requisite number of modules and credits. Individual modules may also be used as part of Continuous Professional Development courses offered by the University.

Potential Career Paths

Students successfully completing the traditionally taught course will be well placed to pursue their membership aspirations with a number of professional bodies including the RICS and CIOB. During the course they will have opportunities to gain training qualifications with external providers such as CSCS.  Accreditation of the Distance Learning course is on going.

Employment opportunities in construction project management may be found within both consultancy and contracting companies in the strategic and operational contexts of building and business projects in the areas of architecture, civil engineering, construction, services engineers, structural engineers, quantity surveyors, building surveyors, construction management teams.  The emphasis on the business planning, feasibility and planning stages expands the focus of the construction contract and opens up the possibilities for consultancy and operational management.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Research Methods and Professional Skills
  • Strategic Construction Project and Programme Management
  • Contemporary Issues 
  • Financial Management of Projects 
  • Operational Construction Project Management
  • Advanced Project Planning and Control
  • Forms of Contract 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Direct applications can be made any time prior to the course start date but we will need sufficient time to process it.


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of which, with a minimum of grade C in all modules, will allow a student to progress to the Master’s programme 
  • A pass at degree level or relevant experience which will be determined through the process of application and interview.
  • Students applying for individual modules will be required to demonstrate the ability to absorb technical concepts and detail, possibly by way of their previous industrial or commercial experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4650 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    2183 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2183 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Home - Part-time - £2183 per year

Living costs for Wolverhampton

550 - 900 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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