Explore the constraints of project and cost management and develop core skills required by construction project managers, cost managers and quantity surveyors.
- Part time 2-5 years
- £15,050 GBP (Total tuition fee)
£1,254.17 GBP (Price per program)
- 9 programs
- Start date
- Jan 2019
What do I need to apply?
To enter the degree you should have at least a 2:2 honours degree in an appropriate discipline. We do consider applicants with professional qualifications and/or relevant experience who can demonstrate the potential to succeed in study at Masters level.
What are the learning outcomes?
A student who successfully completes the MSc Construction Project and Cost Management degree will have achieved the following Course Learning Outcomes.
Demonstrate an advanced understanding and knowledge of the key concepts, theories and principles used in Quantity Surveying and Construction Project Management.
Critical appreciation of the significant factors constraining the effective management and development of the built environment (e.g. physical, legal, economic and technological factors) and Health and Safety precautions and their associated cost implications on construction projects.
Critically evaluate and apply modern financial evaluation techniques to development projects in the built environment with underlying analysis being informed by the wider business and capital markets areas; and illustrate advanced research and analytical capabilities to inform decision making at advanced level.
Appraise theoretical and practical aspects of strategic management, leadership and consultancy in business organisations.
Evaluate and develop objective strategies to examine commercial and business scenarios in the form of case studies and projects related to construction project and cost management profession.
Demonstrate an understanding of the multi-disciplinary nature of the construction process. The roles and responsibilities of the construction professionals and stakeholders, and a respect for the fellow team members in terms of both diversity and cultural values.
Ability to present quantitative and qualitative information, together with analysis, argument and commentary, in an appropriate form to an intended audience, including appropriate acknowledgement and referencing of sources.
Demonstrate competence at an advanced level in developing independent, ethical research on an individual area of interest in construction, project and cost management by applying appropriate and ethical research methodologies to produce a dissertation.
Programs on this degree
|Global Construction Project Management Practice||To be announced|
|Contemporary Issues and Research Methodologies||To be announced|
|Pre-Contract Management Practice||To be announced|
|Construction Cost Management||To be announced|
|Strategic Management for Construction and Engineering||To be announced|
|Financial and Asset Management.||To be announced|
|Contract Management Practice and Law.||To be announced|
|Research Project.||To be announced|
|Integrated Project - CCPM||To be announced|
Try a free taster course
An Introduction to Financial Management in Construction and Basic Accounting Conventions
Learn flexibly and pay as you go
You can pay for each program in the degree as you go, making it possible to gain a qualification in a flexible and affordable way.