Online MSc in Construction Project Management

General

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Program Description

This RICS-accredited Online MSc in Construction Project Management puts principle into practice, aiming to provide you with a framework for understanding project management within the construction industry. Delivered 100% online – allowing flexible study alongside full time work – the course is aimed at mid-career professionals or recent graduates, wishing to pursue a career as a construction project manager. It is also suitable for professionals already working in the broad construction industries, who may be aspiring to senior management roles.

Course overview

Taught by experts from the construction industry, with direct links to major construction firms, the Online MSc in Construction Project Management is perfectly positioned to help you secure a project management career in construction. It will manage project briefing, key design and development issues at a detailed level.

This course is also designed to help you to:

  • manage project briefing, key design and development issues at a detailed level
  • learn the skills necessary to create appropriate procurement strategies
  • gain a comprehensive understanding of the organisational structures necessary to achieve successful project outcomes, including legal and contractual constraints and people management skills.

Flexible and engaging online learning

Nottingham Trent University is committed to offering highly relevant courses, tailored to fit around your lifestyle and career. The Online MSc in Construction Project Management provides a flexible and engaging way to learn, with several different ways to interact with the curriculum, including:

  • video lectures
  • real-life case studies
  • interactive assignments
  • social interaction
  • digital tools and resources
  • interactive academic support

The NTU Online MSc in Construction Project Management is a modular course, completed over the course of two and a half years. It consists of 12 modules worth 10 credits each, plus a dissertation worth 60 credits (total of 180 credits).

Core Modules

  • Contemporary Construction Themes
  • Procurement
  • Contract
  • Legal Rights and Responsibilities
  • Collaborative Working
  • Construction Health and Safety
  • Lean Project Production
  • Design Appreciation and Planning
  • Cost Studies
  • Managing Organisations and People
  • Corporate Strategy and Finance
  • Managing Construction Projects
  • Research Skills and Dissertation

Career outlook

The Online MSc Construction Project Management offers excellent opportunities for career development. Graduates from the course have pursued careers with major international construction firms including JLL (Switzerland), Tuner & Townsend, National Grid, VINCI Construction, Balfour Beatty, and Clegg, employed in roles such as Construction Project Manager, Cost Manager, Site Manager and Senior Project Manager.

Furthermore, NTU is highly regarded across the construction industry for the quality of its students and has a long history of successful student placement, improving the university’s reputation for project management and construction among employers. This is boosted still further by this course’s RICS accreditation. NTU is also ranked 2nd in the UK for Building, Town and Country Planning by the Guardian University Guide 2019.

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Last updated Jun 2020

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Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is one the largest universities in the UK, having an excellent global reputation, strong alumni networks and impressive credentials for postgraduate employment.

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