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MSc Online Construction Project Management

Nottingham Trent University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Nottingham Trent University

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2.5 years

Course summary

With the construction industry booming at both a national and international level, a growing number of companies are calling out for qualified project managers to spearhead their future developments. Our Online MSc Construction Project Management course will help you take advantage of these growing opportunities. As you learn, you'll benefit from the career experience of your cohort, who have an average of 10 years of work experience across 25 different countries, as well as an experienced faculty with links across the industry.

Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), our course provides you with a framework for understanding project management in the construction industry and puts project management principles into practice. The RICS accreditation is recognition that the course is relevant to the construction industry and provides a benchmark of quality for employers, giving you a competitive edge.

  • Who is this degree designed for?

This course is aimed to equip mid-career professionals or recent graduates with knowledge and skills that can be applied immediately in real working environments. It’s suitable for professionals already working in the construction industry who aspire to senior management positions. Delivered entirely online, it is designed to enable flexible study alongside full-time work. Additionally, it is suitable for undergraduate (honours) students in related subject areas, looking to progress to study a managerial and technical postgraduate programme.

Why study a Construction Project Management degree online?

  • Balance your commitments with the flexibility to study at any time or place with our online study environment, and the support of our 24/7 technical helpline which ensures you can always access the study materials and assessment questions.
  • Benefit from our team of expert academic staff who have established links to industry and significant experience of working in practice.
  • Become part of a close-knit online course community – online discussion forums let you speak to other students studying on the course, offer study support and share your research.
  • Explore the application of complex theories and hear how principles are applied to live construction projects from industry experts. In-depth interviews and case studies with senior figures from the construction industry also play a significant role in the course content.

What you'll study

Project management in construction requires an overview of the entire process, from inception to completion. This involves a close working relationship between the project manager and the client. Taught by experts from the construction industry, our course has been designed to deliver relevant, cutting-edge skills you can bring to work as a construction project manager, no matter where you are in your career.

The course will cover:

  • Managing project briefing, key design and development issues at a detailed level.
  • Learning essential skills to create appropriate procurement strategies.
  • Gaining a comprehensive understanding of the organisational structures required to achieve successful project outcomes, including legal and contractual constraints and people management skills.

Careers and employability

The construction industry is thriving and this is generating an increasing demand for project managers at a national and international level to spearhead all types of building projects, from landmark skyscrapers, to sustainable housing and commercial developments.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 11,000overall cost

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

University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    45th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

With placements and work experience opportunities, as well as tailored employability support, NTU is focused on the future success of its students.
Students and staff from over 160 countries make NTU's community diverse and dynamic, offering a global experience for all students.
Prestigious, competitive scholarships are available, worth up to half the tuition fee.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 37 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    107 66%

    24th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    4th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    11th

    6

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