London South Bank University

Course Introduction

This accredited postgraduate course is for those wishing to further their careers in client organisations or consultancy. It gives aspiring professionals the opportunity to network with other ambitious and successful people within the construction and development industries.

You'll focus on both practical and theoretical aspects of management in organisational and project'based contexts. Management subjects are supplemented by advanced financial appraisal techniques and finance, law is specifically related to construction and development.

This course meets all Continuing Professional Development requirements and provides evidence for upgrading professional institution membership. The afternoon/evening study mode is suitable for even the busiest of construction professionals and is an excellent opportunity to network with other ambitious professionals and their organisations.

Course Modules

Modules include: Procurement and management of construction; corporate and project finance; construction law; management of people and information; project evaluation; dissertation. Optional modules: advanced measurement and documentation; behavioural finance; building control; ecological and sustainable domestic architecture; environment and resource management; health and safety management in construction; history of architecture and construction; international real estate and construction; legal resolution of property and construction disputes.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Part Time
1 year
Full Time

Qualifications required:

  • You should normally have one of the following qualifications:
  • *A good Honours degree in a discipline relevant to the Built Environment, for example Estate Management, Quantity or *Building Surveying, Building, Architecture, Town Planning, Housing or related discipline; or
  • *Corporate membership of a professional body concerned with property or construction, for example, RICS, CIOB, RIBA, *RTPI, CIOH, or other relevant body of equal standing; or
  • *A qualification regarded as equivalent to the above; or
  • *A good Honours degree in a non-construction subject and some experience in the construction and development fields.
  • Applicants should normally have at least two years relevant experience since their initial academic or professional qualification. All students at entry to the course are expected to have competencies in building construction and the legal backgrounds necessary for professional practice in the UK. Evidence of professional study covering this field or of professional experience will be sought at the practice in the UK. Evidence of prior academic or professional study covering this field or of professional experience will be sought at the time of interview. Where deficiencies of knowledge exist, the successful completion of an agreed programme of directed study will be a condition of entry onto the course.
  • Part-time students normally will be currently employed in a surveying or construction related office.