What will I learn?

Forge a rewarding and successful career on our MSc Construction Project Management course. Globally recognised for its quality and expert delivery, it’s an extremely popular, industry respected course.

During this course you’ll develop a critical awareness of contemporary issues in construction project management, informed by leading edge construction technology, research and practice. You’ll gain an understanding of how to apply emerging principles and project management skills to standard and unpredictable workplace scenarios.

As you progress you’ll gain a detailed understanding of effective methods and control actions which can be applied within construction project management and the engineering process. The themes of sustainability, enterprise, employability and internationalisation are central to the programme of study, so you’ll be well equipped to forge a rewarding and successful career.

The course includes lots of opportunities for you to develop personal, interpersonal and project-personnel skills and study areas that are relevant to your work and interests.

Why study with us

  • The development of leadership and team building skills is a cornerstone of the course and you’ll attend a bespoke residential workshop, hosted by an internationally renowned management development company, in the heart of the Lake District National Park.
  • You’ll be taught by a highly qualified academic team, including professors, lecturers, research staff and industry experts, giving you a great professional, academic and intellectual experience.
  • Studying in one of the most intense engineering and manufacturing areas in the UK, you’ll benefit from our new £35 million Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC).

Learning and assessment

The course is made up of seven modules arranged into three awards: Postgraduate Certificate in Construction Project Management; Postgraduate Diploma in Construction Project Management; and MSc in Construction Project Management.

For the Postgraduate Certificate everyone studies three modules. They are Risk and Value Management, Project Planning, Control and Analysis and Project Team and Leadership Development.

The Postgraduate Diploma is made up of six modules including two modules in Strategic Project Management and Advanced Construction Technology. You’ll study Technical Tools and Solutions for Achieving Project Success, including studies of typical projects and current issues relating to the practice and process of construction. A final module is Health and Safety Management. Students can also exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,500.00 (US$ 19,828) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

January 2022


Preston Campus

Preston Campus,



PR1 2HE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have bachelors Degree from reputable university with GPA 2.6/4 for 2:2 or GPA 3.2/4 for 2:1.

For international students

Applicants should have a 2:2 Degree or equivalent in a construction or an engineering discipline that demonstrates an awareness of construction processes and procedures. Applicants with non-standard degrees must complete bridging course module which meets Chartered Institution Of Building requirements. Postgraduate (IELTS 6.5 with no component below 6). TOEFL IBT: 91 (with minimum grades of 21 in each component).

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

Pathways options

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