MSc Construction Project ManagementUniversity of Portsmouth
MSc Construction Project Management
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MSc Construction Project Management
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.
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.
Qualifications or experience
- A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, or equivalent industrial and work experience in construction management or other related field.
English language requirements
- English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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Core modules include:
- Construction Law, Contracts and Dispute Resolution
- Project Management and Software
- Project Management Tools, Techniques and Processes
- Strategic and General Management
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
- 1 year full-time
- 2 years part-time
- 2 years part-time (distance learning)
UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students
- Full-time: £7,950
- Part-time: £3,980 per year
- Full-time: £17,600
- Part-time: £8,800 per year
For Distance Learning
- Total course fees: £10,500
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.
What can you do with a Construction Project Management degree?
Career opportunities include:
- Construction companies
- Government agencies
- Project management
About this institute
University of Portsmouth
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Portsmouth is consistently within the top-ranked institutions in the UK for student satisfaction, which is reflected in the teaching quality, but also the experience that students enjoy with us.
Students can live a few minutes' walk away from their faculty buildings on campus, with only a 5-10 min walk to the seaside.
The cost of living and accommodation in Portsmouth are significantly lower than in the larger cities in the UK, meaning you'll be able to live more comfortably here. The city is so compact that you don't need to take any public transport and most students/lecturers get around by bike.
The city has a population of around 200,000 and over 10% of this is made up of our student population. We have 5,000 students from overseas on campus.
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