City, University of London

Course Introduction

Who is it for?

Whether you are an engineer, architect or a construction professional, this course will add business competence perspective to your professional expertise and help take your career to the next level. The course is for those interested in studying in the heart of a global city such as London, surrounded by some of the biggest construction and technically demanding projects in the UK, which has developed the likes of The Shard and Crossrail.

This programme is designed for technically-competent construction professionals who wish to move into managerial roles within the construction sector, manage major construction projects or establish their own business in an increasingly globalised industry. The course combines business-based modules with construction-specific modules, to provide a construction-focused balance in business education.

Objectives:

This course aims to provide you with the highly sought-after knowledge and skills needed to manage construction process, particularly collaborating with numerous stakeholders.

The Construction Management MSc course will help you:

* Gain a broad foundation in technical knowledge and managerial skills for a rewarding career in construction management.

* Acquire knowledge in finance, contracts and other areas critical to delivering large-scale projects.

* Understand the major issues involved with collaborating and managing multiple stakeholders and applying academic knowledge to inform objective decision-making

* Learn how information technology can increase productivity and communicate results obtained through analysis, design and management of all resources

* Develop interpersonal skills, enhancing the ability to manage large and small teams and collaborate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.

Career prospects:

This degree will give you in-demand skills sought by firms for business management roles within all parts of construction delivery - from project supervision and engineering roles through to consultancy.

Graduates have gone into a range of multinational companies and consultancy firms: examples include Arup, AECOM, HS2, Balfour Beatty, WSP and Network Rail. Others have applied learning to managing or transforming family firms to more effectively compete in a global and fast changing sector.

Potential employers include:

* General contractors

* Engineering consultancies

* Real estate developers

* Construction management firms.

Furthermore, as a graduate, you will have the opportunity of seeking employment with prominent global architectural, engineering, and construction firms based in London through our well-established links with the industry.

Start Date:

Part-time duration: 24-28 months.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £12,000 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £12,000 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £19,000 Overseas Fees
3 years
Part Time
MSc £6,000 Home Fees
3 years
Part Time
MSc £6,000 European Fees
3 years
Part Time
MSc £9,500 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students should hold at least a lower second class honours degree in a relevant, construction discipline, such as civil engineering, architecture, surveying, construction management or facilities management.
  • International entry requirements: Students should hold at least a lower second class honours degree in a relevant, construction discipline, such as civil engineering, architecture, surveying, construction management or facilities management. Students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is required: An overall IELTS of 7.0 with at least 6.5 in written English, or equivalent.
  • IELTS score: 7