Taught course

Construction Management

Nottingham Trent University · School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment

Entry requirements

Candidates will normally be expected to have a good honours degree (minimum 2:2) or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Applicants wishing to study individual modules on a CPD basis should normally hold a first degree at honours level or hold corporate body membership of a professional body accredited by the University. Applicants with degrees in other disciplines, who have appropriate industrial experience/non-standard qualifications will also be considered for admission.

Months of entry


Course content

Our course aims to provide you with a framework for understanding the role of the construction manager, and a key focus will be placed on the management of construction projects from the perspective of the construction contractor.

The course is aimed at professionals or graduates wishing to pursue a career managing construction projects. It’s suitable for professionals already working in the broad construction industries, who aspire to senior management positions. Additionally, this course is suitable for undergraduate (honours) students in related subject areas, looking to progress to study a managerial and technical postgraduate programme. The skills and knowledge gained on this course opens up opportunities for application to senior management positions.

This Masters degree is recognised by industry and designed to reflect current industry practice. Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES), recognising the quality and relevance of the course content.

You’ll benefit from our industry-standard facilities on our City Campus, based in the heart of Nottingham city centre. You’ll have hands-on access to our workshops and laboratories, support by our team of expert academic and technical staff, enabling you to test, learn and research for yourself.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24-60 months
distance learning
24-60 months

Further details of qualification

This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Course contact details

School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment Postgraduate office
+44 (0) 115 848 2572