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Management in Construction MSc

Kingston University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Penrhyn Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Why choose this course?

This industry-accredited course is suitable for anyone with a background in the built environment who wants to progress into the management of projects, whether with a contractor, client or a consultancy. It combines the study of industry techniques with advanced construction management of projects. The course will develop and enhance your professional, analytical and managerial skills as well as improving your technical and transferable skills, and enable you to successfully advance your career. It is ideal for graduate construction managers, civil/structural engineers and surveyors starting their career in the construction industry.

What you will study

You will gain an extensive knowledge of the legal and contractual systems relevant to the construction industry. You will also study how design and construction work is priced and how these prices are used to control the costs for the firms involved. You will analyse the systems that control the quality and safety of construction projects, and will gain a greater understanding of the relationships between the various contributing parties. This course provides a strategic overview of construction management issues as well as a deep and broad knowledge of advanced project management techniques.

Teaching and assessment

Assessment typically comprises exams (eg test or exam), practical (eg presentations, performance) and coursework (eg essays, reports, self-assessment, portfolios, dissertation).

After you graduate

Examples of recent graduate destinations for this and similar courses include: civil engineer at Razonras, Greece; civil engineer at Terna, Greece; housing contracts manager at Lewes District Council, Lewes; quality surveyor at KIA Seldon, London. and transport consultant at Halcrow, London.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Kingston University

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 36 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    104 63%

    27th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    27th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.21 64%

    36th

    4

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