Project Management in Construction

University of Salford

M.Sc. On Campus Online
12 months
1410 GBP/year
13320 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Project Management in Construction degree offered at University of Salford will equip you with the knowledge and expertise needed to plan, organise, secure and manage resources to bring about the successful completion of projects to the client’s expectations and satisfaction. 


Project Management in Construction degree offered at University of Salford  is designed for individuals and corporations managing change in a fast-moving business and project environment.Throughout the programme, emphasis is placed on integration in projects and leadership in performance improvement. You will also learn to recognise the significance of processes, technology and people to the success of projects in the design, property and construction industries.The course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Association for Project Management (APM), so you'll be educated to the highest industry and professional standards.


Learning emphasises the need for integration in projects and leadership in performance improvement, with a focus on enabling you to develop a deep understanding of project and process management. You will recognise the significance of process, technology and people to the success of projects in the design, property and construction industries, and will leave with the knowledge to plan construction projects and manage project information and lead and work effectively with project teams, as well as the skills to analyse corporate problems, alternative strategies, and to implement these changes.

The construction industry has witnessed a marked change over the last few years, increasingly moving away from the traditional approach to project management in construction to a more integrated approach, fusing together the design and construction elements where once they would be viewed as separate management disciplines. Therefore a graduate entering the construction management arena must be well equipped to cope with the demands of the construction industry and its expectations of project management. Salford has an exceptionally high graduate employment rate for Project Management in Construction, with our graduates employed in the built environment, civil engineering, heavy engineering, offshore and petrochemical industries.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Culture and Change Management 
  • Procurement 
  • Construction Teams 
  • Contracts Management and Practice 
  • Process Management in Construction 
  • Lean Production and Construction Principles 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should submit your application at least one month before your course starts.




180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a minimum of a second class honours degree. 
  • We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.
  • The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1410 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1410 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    13320 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13320 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Distance learning

  • UK/EU: £1410 per 30 credits. 
  • International: £1,845 per 30 credits


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Project Management in Construction
University of Salford


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