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MSc Online Construction Project Management

Nottingham Trent University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Nottingham Trent University

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    MAY-21

  • Duration

    2.5 years

Course summary

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.

100% online degree

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.

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.

Our Online MSc Construction Project Management course offers excellent opportunities for both career development and access to construction project management jobs. Recent NTU graduates from courses such as MSc Construction Management and MSc Project Management (Construction) have pursued careers with major international construction firms including JLL (Switzerland), Turner & Townsend, National Grid, VINCI Construction, Balfour Beatty, Clegg, and Deloitte, in positions including Construction Project Manager, Cost Manager, Site Manager and Senior Project Manager.

NTU is highly regarded across the construction industry for the quality of its students and has a long history of successful student placement.

Course duration: 2.5 years - maximum 5 years.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 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

    46th

  • Campus address

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

NTU’s four campuses give students modern learning facilities in a great environment.
International students will feel at home at NTU. With students and staff from over 150 nations, cultural diversity is a core part of its community.
NTU is focused on students’ future, with specific employability support and work experience opportunities on every course.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 36

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    114 68%

    21st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    17th

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