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    Application Deadline
  • 13 months
    Duration
We consult extensively with people from a wide spectrum of companies and organisations in order to make sure that the course content remains practically relevant. Project Management in the Built Environment degree offered by Oxford Brookes University is designed to meet the growing demand for project managers in the industry.

About

Why choose this course?

We consult extensively with people from a wide spectrum of companies and organisations in order to make sure that the course content remains practically relevant. Our Professional Liaison Group (PLG), which is made up of practitioners in the field, exists to provide advice on existing and proposed courses of study, on research activities and consultancy work. In addition, we use our alumni network to benefit from the views of professionals in prominent positions, who were also students at Oxford Brookes University.

Project Management in the Built Environment degree offered by Oxford Brookes University  is available as a one-year, full-time (FT) programme or as an distance-learning (DL) programme, which is normally taken over two years (minimum). Both FT and DL study modes include intensive study periods on-campus in Oxford, which are not compulsory. There is a compulsory European Field-trip. There are two entry points: September and January. You may choose to exit at the PGCert or PGDip stage, but please note that these exit awards are not accredited by RICS or CIOB.

Careers

Local, national and international construction  companies, developers, project management consultancies, house builders, surveyors and housing associations regularly recruit our graduates.

Many of these companies visit the department regularly to meet students for graduate positions. Our graduates are recognised as having an excellent level of communication, presentation and problem-solving skills.

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Intensive Study Periods
  • Field Trips and Site Visits 
  • The European Field Trip
  • Problem Based Learning 
  • People, Leadership and Organisations 
  • Project Planning, Control and Risk

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 13 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 25 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • The course is open to applicants who hold a 2.1 undergraduate honours degree (or international equivalent) in any discipline. 
  • We will actively consider applications from candidates with lower degrees, who can evidence substantiated & relevant experience in construction.
  • Industry professionals with suitable practice qualifications (e.g MRICS, MCIOB) - demonstrating ability to study at master's level, are also encouraged to apply.
  • For Distance-Learning study, it is recommended that applicants have at least six months work experience in the built environment sector.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 13 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7270 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7270 GBP per year and a duration of 13 months.
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  • International - distance learning fee: £6,080

Living costs for Oxford

  • 939 - 1530 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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