City, University of London

Course Introduction

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.

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.

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, Mace, Balfour Beatty, VCL Group and WSP. Others have applied learning to managing or transforming family firms to more effectively compete in a global and fast changing sector. During this course students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip awards.

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 £16,800 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 £8,400 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Applicants 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 whose first language is not English, the following qualification is required: An overall IELTS of 6.5 with at least 6.5 in written English, or equivalent. Evidence of previous study, to degree level, in a relevant field taught in English.