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Course summary

Civil Engineering is a highly important profession. It involves the design, construction, maintenance, operation and decommisioning of crucial infrastructure facilities, upon which modern life depends. The MSc in Construction and Project Management enables graduate engineers to develop effective management skills that will allow them to take a leading role in these operations. This programme is ideal for those with a degree in civil engineering/the built environment, management, and cognate disciplines, who are interested in pursuing a career in construction and project management. During the twelve-month full-time MSc, you will choose from a wide range of modules relating to areas such as: sustainability in the built environment construction management risk assessment supply chain management management of procurement and construction contracts commercial dispute resolution sustainable development law in contemporary business society You will also complete a dissertation relating to construction management. You will acquire a strong business acumen and a solid understanding of the legal issues surrounding construction management, in addition to a variety of transferrable skills. The programme is delivered jointly by the Faculty of Engineering and Informatics and the Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences, at the University of Bradford. There is a strong input from industry, where an emphasis is placed on providing a supportive environment that will you with the knowledge and learning skills to tackle the challenges in industry. This MSc will be the first stepping-stone to a fruitful career in construction management.

Modules

Semester 1 Core Management of Project Procurement and Construction Contract (20 credits) Supply Chain Management and Production (20 credits) Option Sustainability in the Built Environment (20 credits) Sustainable Development Law in Contemporary Business Society (20 credits) Students will be eligible to exit with the award of Postgraduate Certificate if they have successfully completed 60 credits and achieved the award learning outcomes. Semester 2 Core Construction Management (20 credits) Risk Assessment and Management (20 credits) Option Project Management and Six Sigma (20 credits) (this module is compulsory for those who have not taken it during their undergraduate degree) Commercial Dispute Resolution (20 credits) Students will be eligible to exit with the award of Postgraduate Diploma if they have successfully completed at least 120 credits and achieved the award learning outcomes. Semester 3 Core MSc Project (60 credits) Students will be eligible for the award of Degree of Master if they have successfully completed at least 180 credits and achieved the award learning outcomes.

Assessment method

Assessment will mostly be by a combination of formal written examinations, individual/group coursework and presentations, depending on the module. The methods of assessment of transferable skills are built in the structure of the various assessment methods.


Entry requirements

A minimum second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering subject, eg: Civil Engineering, Construction Management, the Built Environment or cognate disciplines. Alternatively, applicants may be accepted from any other backgrounds if they have extensive experience of working in the construction industry. IELTS score of 6.0 or better.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9230 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9230 Whole course
Scotland £9230 Whole course
Wales £9230 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £9230 Whole course
EU £23028 Whole course
International £23028 Whole course
Channel Islands £23028 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Construction and Project Management MSc at University of Bradford - UCAS