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MSc/PgDip/PgCert Project Management in Construction

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Successful and effective project managers recognises the significance of processes, technology and people to the success of construction projects. By studying project management in construction at a postgraduate level, you'll learn to effectively lead projects and implement strategies, in preparation for future senior roles in the construction industry.

This course will equip you with the knowledge and expertise needed to plan, organise, secure and manage resources to bring about the successful completion of projects to the client’s expectations and satisfaction. Course content is designed for individuals and corporations managing change in a fast-moving business and project environment.

Throughout the programme, emphasis is placed on integration in projects and leadership in performance improvement. You will also learn to recognise the significance of processes, technology and people to the success of projects in the design, property and construction industries.

The course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Association for Project Management (APM), so you'll be educated to the highest industry and professional standards.

You will:

Learn how to plan and manage construction projects and project information
Learn how to critically evaluate current construction processes and practice, and propose alternative improvements
Learn how to analyse corporate problems, and design and implement strategies for change
Learn how to lead and work effectively in project teams, and communicate effectively

EMPLOYMENT

Learning emphasises the need for integration in projects and leadership in performance improvement, with a focus on enabling you to develop a deep understanding of project and process management. You will recognise the significance of process, technology and people to the success of projects in the design, property and construction industries, and will leave with the knowledge to plan construction projects and manage project information and lead and work effectively with project teams, as well as the skills to analyse corporate problems, alternative strategies, and to implement these changes.

CAREER LINKS

The full master's award is fully accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), allowing exemption from their academic entry requirements.

Guest lecturers from industry with expertise in relevant areas are invited to give lectures throughout the duration of the course. Site visits are organised each year in co-operation with local construction companies - these give full-time students the opportunity to visualise what is learnt and apply it to a real-world context.

Students can also exit with 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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