On this course, you'll learn the advanced project management skills you need to tackle the technical, organisational, commercial, legal and financial issues that arise in a project's lifecycle. You'll develop a deep understanding of the social, economic and environmental issues that can affect large-scale construction projects, and the expertise to respond to them.
When you graduate, you'll have the tools, knowledge and qualifications to further your career in the construction industry in the private or public sector, or to pursue further academic research such as PhD study.
On this course, you'll:
- Apply your skills to real-life practical problems through site visits and case studies, as part of our partnership schemes with local and global organisations
- Master the technical, organisational, commercial, legal and financial issues involved in successfully completing a project
- Learn about the key issues, such as construction law, contracts and dispute resolution, project management tools, techniques, processes and software, and strategic and general management
- Complete an independent research project, where you can apply the research skills and techniques you have learned to an area of your choice within the construction industry
- Learn from expert academic staff and practitioners from client, contracting and consulting organisations
Once you've graduated, you'll be ready to pursue a career managing construction projects in client construction and consulting organisations. You'll also have the transferable skills for a career in project management in other industries, or alternatively, postgraduate PhD research.
Career opportunities include:
- Construction companies
- Government agencies
- Project management
This course is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (ICE, ICIHT, IHE and IStructE on behalf of the Engineering Council), meeting the requirements for further learning for CEng for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (partial) BEng (Hons) undergraduate first degree.
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- Construction Law, Contracts and Dispute Resolution
- Project Management and Software
- Project Management Tools, Techniques and Processes
- Strategic and General Management
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesProject Management Civil Engineering & Construction View 304 other Masters in Project Management in United Kingdom
- A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, or equivalent industrial and work experience in construction management or other related field.
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