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Construction Project Management

University of Portsmouth

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About

If you want to improve your project management and leadership skills and step up to more senior roles in the construction industry, then our MSc Construction Project Management degree course is for you.

Overview

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

Career

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
  • Consultancy
  • Project management

Accreditation

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Construction Law, Contracts and Dispute Resolution
  • Dissertation
  • Project Management and Software
  • Project Management Tools, Techniques and Processes
  • Strategic and General Management

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, or equivalent industrial and work experience in construction management or other related field.

Tuition Fee

https://www.port.ac.uk/study/masters-and-postgraduate-taught/fees-and-funding

Living costs for Portsmouth

710 - 1099 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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