24 months
5250 GBP/year
5250 GBP/year
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Management know-how is essential for an organisation to deliver projects on time, on budget, and within the scope. The MSc in Project Management for Construction from University of Portsmouth will help take your passion to the next level and gain confidence in order to make you technical, commercial, organisational competencies stand out.

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University of Portsmouth is the right place where you can gain the expertise in the activities involved in this complex field. You’ll be prepared to lead teams in construction projects run by important organisations. 

During the two years of study, you’ll have the opportunity to study different angles of this discipline so you’ll be prepared for every challenge on the labour market.

What you’ll study

The approach of this programme is a practical one. In this MSc in Project Management for Construction , you’ll have the chance to be involved in projects, and have the opportunity to discover the challenges that can be faced during a construction project.

On this study programme, you'll:

  • Learn to approach construction project management as a holistic type of operation, which is dedicated to the client and its needs
  • Use your know-how regarding economic, social and environmental events that can have an impact of important construction projects, as well as the expertise to address them
  • Develop your skills with BIM processes and Revit software, and understand the data behind them
  • Explore plenty of tools and methods available for project management, and learn how to use them properly
  • Gain knowledge in the laws regarding constructions, including construction contract law and other forms of liability

Career prospects and opportunities

The BIM skills and ability to perceive the construction projects from a holistic point of view are abilities highly valued by employers nowadays.

After graduation, you can you can choose to work for independent clients or for large construction and consulting organisations.

The competencies and abilities you’ll gain on this programme, you could be able to choose a career as:

  • Project manager
  • Design manager
  • Construction manager

Programme Structure

  • BIM Theory and Practice 
  • Construction Law, Contracts & Dispute Resolution 
  • Project Management Processes 
  • Project Management Tools and Techniques 
  • Strategic & General Management 
  • Dissertation 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits



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).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to join this course, you must have:

  • A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, or equivalent industrial and work experience in the construction industry or other related field.
  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

including a £250 acceptance fee


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