What will I learn?

The Construction Project Management MSc prepares you for complex construction projects in a constantly changing globalised industry. Such an industry calls for skilled professionals who can deal with the challenges ahead.

What's covered in the course?

Accredited by RICS and CIOB, this course gives you a broad yet rigorous grounding in the fundamentals of organising and managing construction projects, and provides you with the knowledge and skills needed as a project manager. Our Construction Project Management postgraduates are highly sought-after and have secured positions with companies such as Turner & Townsend, Miller Construction and Acivico.

The MSc Construction Project Management course will enable graduates with degrees in surveying, construction, architecture, civil engineering and real estate to enter the construction management profession. Practitioners with extensive construction work experience but without a first degree will also be considered, subject to entrance exam and interview.

The course gives you a broad knowledge of the challenges of a changing construction industry. You’ll cover law and contract, sustainability, business management, project management and innovation. Building Information Modelling (BIM) is embedded in the course for integrated project delivery.

Why Choose Us?

Accredited Course - This course is fully accredited by both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).
Preparation for industry - Successful completion of the course enables you to pursue professional membership of both CIOB and RICS after the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC).
Highly employable graduates?- Our graduates have secured positions with companies such as Miller Construction, Parkwood Consultancy, HS2 and Turner & Townsend Project Management.
Professional placement option – Gain desirable employability skills with the option of a professional placement.
Strong industry links - Our links with companies such as Wilmott Dixon and Galliford Try help you make vital contacts and gain practical experience to back up theory.
Multi-Professional learning - Develop understanding of all aspects of this industry in workshops with students from other built environment post-graduate courses.

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering and the Built Environment

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£13,200.00 (13,62,878) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

20 September 2021, 24 January 2022

Venue

City Centre Campuses

1 Curzon Street,

Birmingham,

B4 7XG, England

Full Time (18 months)

Tuition fees
£14,600.00 (15,07,425) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

20 September 2021, 24 January 2022

Venue

City Centre Campuses

1 Curzon Street,

Birmingham,

B4 7XG, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to hold a Bachelor Degree with minimum GPA 2.7. Some postgraduate courses may require a subject specific undergraduate degree to qualify for entry. Some postgraduate courses also require a portfolio, others require a proposal of studies while some courses require both a portfolio and a proposal of studies. Students need to have an IELTS of 6.0 overall (with no band below 5.5).

For international students

Applicants need to have a good UK honours degree at 2:2 or above/equivalent in surveying, construction, civil engineering, real estate or any other construction subject; In exceptional circumstances, students who have relevant professional experience maybe invited to an interview and take a test, at which you will be required to demonstrate the necessary knowledge and understanding for entry onto the course. Non-EU applicants need to demonstrate a good command of English. IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is needed before you can enrol in this programme. An equivalent overseas qualification in surveying, construction, civil engineering, real estate or any other construction subject and TOEFL: 80 overall with no less than 18 in Reading, 17 Listening, 20 Speaking and 17 in Writing.

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

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About Birmingham City University

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