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MSc/PgDip/PgCert Construction Management

University of Salford

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

INTRODUCTION

An effective construction manager understands how to successfully organise and plan complex construction projects, diagnose corporate problems, and manage project teams, procurement, finance and risk. Many graduates use this course to gain the skills and knowledge required to advance their careers and undertake senior management positions.

The development of this course has been led by industry to ensure that it covers current industry trends and emerging future skills areas in construction management. This course offers a structured route to obtaining the knowledge and understanding required to practice construction management. Emphasis is on developing practical skills and tools for a rewarding career in construction.It provides hands-on training in the use of state-of-the-art software tools and techniques.

This full master's degree is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Association for Project Management (APM); educating you to the highest industry standards.

You will:

  • Learn how to successfully organise and plan complex construction projects and you will gain an understanding of international markets
  • Learn how to diagnose corporate problems and manage a multitude of areas including people, finance and risk
  • Be taught to recognise the significance of processes, technology and people to the success of projects in the construction industry

EMPLOYMENT

Many graduates use this course to gain the skills and knowledge required to advance their careers and undertake a senior construction management role. Some graduates choose careers in the industry that specialise in project management, architectural management and engineering design management.

Other graduates have used the course to branch out into parallel careers in civil engineering, financial, legal and business sectors. Some alumni have achieved notable success, with numerous winners of the Whiting Award and also several awards in the CIOB Building Manager of the Year competition.

CAREER LINKS

This course has been extensively informed by collaboration between the university’s academics and industrial partners from the built environment. You will benefit from field visits, practitioner-led lectures and real-world problem-solving work developed for and by industry. You will receive actual practical experience and have the opportunity chance to network with key stakeholders.

Students can also achieve PGDip and PGCert awards.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,030per year

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

University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 36

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    122 74%

    13th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    28th

    1

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