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Course summary

Why study this course? The demand for expert construction project managers is steadily on the rise, both in the UK and internationally. On our Construction Project Management MSc you’ll become an expert in your field, opening the door to better career and salary prospects. If you have ambitions to manage projects and make a real-world contribution to the built environment then this could be the perfect course for you. London Met’s School of the Built Environment has designed this course to provide you with the skills needed to become a well-practised and valued project manager in the construction field and the expertise to lead on complex projects globally. By working on real world projects, you’ll engage in authentic learning and assessment and will have the opportunity to work in collaboration with national and international organisations. To further advance your career prospects, we have strong links with employers active in all aspects of the built environment and involve them in our curriculum design. Taught by industry experts and practitioners, you’ll gain the knowledge sought after by employers including how to motivate and lead project teams, keep to tight deadlines and budgets and achieve your client’s goals. You will gain an awareness of the challenges faced when delivering projects within and outside of the UK, taking into account differing cultural and national contexts. What’s more, you’ll study in our vibrant Holloway campus, within a 10-minute tube journey of the City and West End, both of which are full of life, culture and opportunity. More about this course As you progress through your programme, you’ll visit live projects and get a taster into the types of opportunities a career in project management can offer. You’ll study the design, planning, financing and construction of organisations, products, infrastructure and places where people live, travel and play. Equipped with essential knowledge, skills and behaviours of a project manager, you’ll be introduced to the principles behind the construction process. This course will develop your know-how, enabling you to expertly and confidently plan, programme and allocate resources to projects. As your leadership and problem-solving skills develop, defining and evaluating project feasibility, building project teams, setting goals and monitoring progress will become tasks that you are able to complete skilfully and confidently. As a forward-thinking course, our Construction Project Management MSc embraces the latest project management techniques and technologies to ensure your learning experience develops you into a next generation science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professional, with the ability to lead ethical and sustainable project delivery, within a climate-conscious, low carbon world. With construction work set to rise by 2026, the demand for skilled construction project managers is growing. The School of the Built Environment is committed to developing you into an employable graduate. Throughout the course you will have opportunities to develop contemporary and sought after career skills. Located in London, you’ll have access to some of the UK and the world’s most influential contractors, developers and industry professional bodies. We have some of the UK’s largest and most important projects right here, on our doorstep, including infrastructure projects like High Speed 2 and Thames Tideway. On this course you’ll have the opportunity to engage with these types of organisations and projects through site visits, guest lectures and fieldwork, keeping you at the forefront of this dynamic sector.

Modules

Example modules include: Project (Core); Project Management Principles; Project Planning; Risk Management and Execution; Design and Construction principles; The Construction Environment; Contracts and Procurement; People and Organisations; Agile and Hybrid methodologies; Working with Change; Field Trip (Constructionarium)

Assessment method

Assessment for your study will be primarily based on coursework. In some modules you’ll be tested on key topics covered and your understanding of core concepts. Industry inspired scenarios will be used as the basis for your coursework development, where enquiry-based learning is applied. Your coursework types will be varied, including reports, essays, presentations and portfolios. In addition, you’ll take part in a project module, which will allow you to conduct your own piece of research or produce a work-based project, which you’ll then be assessed on. Assessment for this course will be developed in line with the new University tariff guidelines and policy.


Entry requirements

You’ll be required to have a: Minimum 2:2 honours degree in a built environment subject such as, quantity surveying, architecture, civil engineering, construction management, real estate or quantity surveying Or Chartered or full membership of an appropriate built environment or project management professional body which needs to be approved for this purpose by the University, accompanied by relevant industry experience at an appropriate level If you’re applying with non-standard qualifications and/or relevant experience: You will be considered on an individual basis. Assessment of your experience will confirm that you have achieved the necessary skills If you are applying for the part-time mode: You’ll typically need to have a minimum of three years’ relevant experience at the appropriate level and have the support of your employer who will wish to integrate study and projects into your day-to-day work.


English language requirements

To study a degree at London Met, you must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. If you require a Student visa you may need to provide the results of a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements. If you need (or wish) to improve your English before starting your degree, the University offers a Pre-sessional Academic English course to help you build your confidence and reach the level of English you require.

View our English language requirements

https://www.londonmet.ac.uk/international/applying/english-language-requirements/postgraduate/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £12500 Whole course
Northern Ireland £12500 Whole course
Scotland £12500 Whole course
Wales £12500 Whole course
EU £18700 Whole course
International £18700 Whole course
Channel Islands £18700 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £18700 Whole course

Additional fee information

Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things like equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees. Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.
Construction Project Management MSc at London Metropolitan University - UCAS