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What will I learn?

The MSc(Construction Project Management) programme prepares students for a professional role in the management of construction projects by introducing the general skills of strategic, organisational and people management and the technical, financial and administrative skills appropriate to professionals, within the context of the construction process. The individual courses combine to cover the procedures involved in the effective management of all phases of construction and the economic, institutional and legal constraints which determine them.

Each student must complete

(1) twelve courses including prescribed and elective courses; or
(2) nine courses including prescribed and elective courses plus a dissertation.

The prescribed courses are:

- Construction economics
- Development case studies
- Information management in construction
- Law for the real estate and construction industry
- Management theory and projects
- Modern developments in the law of construction contracts
- OHS and well-being in construction
- Procurement systems
- Project workshop (CPM) or Dissertation

The elective courses can be chosen from a wide range of options depending on the choice of the following majors:

- MSc(Construction Project Management)
- MSc(Construction Project Management) majoring in Quantity Surveying
- MSc(Construction Project Management) majoring Construction Law
- MSc(Construction Project Management) majoring in Management of Projects

MSc(Construction Project Management) including all its majors is recognized by RICS. The MSc(Construction Project Management) programme majoring in Quantity Surveying is accredited by the Quantity Surveying Division of HKIS and PAQS.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Architecture

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
HK$190,080.00 (19,30,922) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected January 2023

More details

Start date

September 2022

Venue

The University of Hong Kong

MG 14, Ground Floor, Main Building,

The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam,

Southern, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be eligible for admission to the courses leading to a taught postgraduate qualification, a candidate: shall hold a Bachelor's degree of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose. English Language Requirements: TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): a score of 550 or above in the paper-based TOEFL; or a score of 213 or above in the computer-based TOEFL; or a score of 80 or above in the internet-based TOEFL; or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - A minimum overall band of 6 with no subtest lower than 5.5; or GCE (General Certificate of Education) - Grade C or above; or IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) - Grade C or above; or Cambridge Test of Proficiency in English Language - Grade C or above.

For international students

Applicant shall satisfy both the University Admission Requirements and the Programme Specific Requirements as listed below:

(a) comply with the General Regulations and the Regulations for Taught Postgraduate Curricula;

(b) hold a Bachelor’s degree of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose;

(c) for an applicant who is seeking admission on the basis of a qualification from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong of which the language of teaching and/or examination is not English, shall satisfy the University English language requirement applicable to high degrees as prescribed under General Regulation G2(b).

(d) satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination if required.

In addition to satisfying the requirements for admission to the curriculum concerned, an applicant who is seeking admission on the basis of a qualification from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong of which the language of teaching and/or examination is not English is required to obtain one of the following examination result.

A. TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
1. a score of 550 or above in the paper-based TOEFL; or
2. a score of 213 or above in the computer-based TOEFL; or
3. a score of 80 or above in the internet-based TOEFL; or

B. IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
A minimum overall band of 6 with no subtest lower than 5.5; or

C. GCE (General Certificate of Education)
Grade C or above; or

D. IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education)
Grade C or above; or

E. Cambridge Test of Proficiency in English Language

Grade C or above

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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