University of Westminster

Course Introduction

The course aims to provide a critical awareness of the importance of construction projects to clients, and the context and constraints within which projects are procured and undertaken. Students gain knowledge and understanding of the theories, concepts, principles, techniques, and intellectual and practical skills needed for the commercial management of construction projects. The blended learning approach offers flexible access to core content, while still providing the discipline and structure of regular attendance at the University.

Course Modules

Core modules: Commercial management; construction law for contract management; corporate management; construction dissertation or work'related project; economics of the construction industry; procurement; risk management for projects. Option modules: Building design management; construction project planning; developing effective construction teams.

Course Additional Entry

A good Honours degree (2.2 or above) in a related subject area such as construction, architecture or civil engineering, and be in, or have been in, relevant employment in a professional or managerial capacity. Alternatively, students should have membership of a recognised construction'related professional body achieved through examinations and/ or professional interview, and have professional or managerial experience in a construction'related post. Applications from mature students without formal qualifications but with relevant professional or managerial experience are welcomed. Candidates whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.5.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,000  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time Evening Only
MSc (Postgraduate) £1,300  Credit module. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time Evening Only
MSc (Postgraduate) £775  Credit module. First year home fees