This innovative postgraduate construction course is aimed at graduates who are already in, or have been in, construction'related employment, and who aspire to senior positions in the field of commercial management. The course aims to develop your awareness of the importance of construction projects to clients, and the context and constraints within which projects are procured and undertaken.
You will gain greater knowledge and understanding of the theories, concepts, principles, techniques, and intellectual and practical skills needed for the commercial management of construction projects. You will have the opportunity to plan and implement a personal research project related to commercial management. The course utilises web based technologies in the delivery and extensive use is made of enquiry based learning to enhance lifelong learning skills.
The blended learning approach offers flexible access to the core content, while still providing the discipline and structure of regular attendance at the University. The design of the part'time course recognises the significant challenges of combining postgraduate'level study with full'time professional employment.
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- Applicants to the full-time course should typically have a minimum Upper Second Class Honours degree in a related subject area such as construction, architecture or civil engineering or a minimum Lower Second Class Honours degree in a related subject area, and be in, or have been in, relevant employment in a professional or managerial capacity.
- Alternatively, you may hold 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. Exceptionally, consideration will be given to applicants who lack standard qualifications but have significant relevant professional or managerial experience.