What will I learn?

Overview

Our MSc in Construction Project Management (CPM) meets the challenging demands of the modern learner and the evolving needs of built environment professionals.

We have strong links with prominent companies in the sector, such as:

  • Mace
  • Willmott Dixon
  • BAM Construction.

We consult with these companies to ensure course content remains relevant for the modern construction manager. The also provide advice on existing and proposed courses of study, research activities and consultancy work.

You will work on problems that the construction industry, clients and consultants experience. In doing so you will develop a broad range of management skills and knowledge including:

  • Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • project finance
  • technology
  • procurement.

The course is ideal if you have a background in the construction industries and want to develop your career as a Construction Manager. Our graduates go on to further their careers locally, nationally and globally.

PGCert and PGDip qualifications are offered as exit awards only and are not accredited by RICS or CIOB.

Career prospects

All of our distance learning students are employed full time by prominent companies in the sector.

Full time students find similar employment shortly after graduation. They typically hold (Assistant) Project Manager positions. However, the breadth of knowledge that our students gain gives them the flexibility to function effectively in a number of different roles.

Local and national construction companies, developers, project managers, house-builders, surveyors and housing associations regularly recruit our graduates.

Many graduates are employed globally - including in:

  • India
  • Pakistan
  • South Africa
  • Canada
  • Australia
  • Peru
  • The Middle East
  • China.

Accreditation(s)

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; Chartered Institute of Building.

Which department am I in?

School of Built Environment

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£15,500.00 (US$ 21,008) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Headington Campus

Gipsy Lane,

Oxford,

Oxfordshire,

OX3 0BP, England

Full Time (17 months)

Tuition fees
£15,500.00 (US$ 21,008) Overall cost
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

Expected January 2022

Venue

Headington Campus

Gipsy Lane,

Oxford,

Oxfordshire,

OX3 0BP, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A four year bachelor degree with a minimum GPA of 2.7. Bachelor degree requirement: 2.1 (for direct entry) with GPA 3.2; 2.2 (for direct entry) with GPA 2.7; Pass guide (for a pre-master's course) with GPA 2.0. IELTS 6.0-7.0 overall with 6.0 in reading and writing, 5.5 in listening and speaking (see individual course details).

For international students

The course is open to applicants who hold a 2.1 undergraduate honours degree (or international equivalent) in a construction-related discipline. We will actively consider applications from candidates with lower degrees, who can evidence substantiated & relevant experience in construction. Industry professionals with suitable practice qualifications (e.g MRICS, MCIOB) - demonstrating ability to study at master's level, are also encouraged to apply. For Distance-Learning study, it is recommended that applicants have at least six months work experience in the construction sector. English language requirements: If your first language is not English you will require a minimum academic IELTS score of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in all components OR an equivalent English language qualification acceptable to the University.

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

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About Oxford Brookes University

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