Taught course

Project Management for Construction

Institution
University of Brighton · School of Environment and Technology
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Honours degree; or other degree plus at least two years postgraduate experience in a position of responsibility; or full membership of a relevant chartered professional body.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Project Management for Construction programme offers a challenging academic route in project management that addresses the local, regional, national and international need to manage complex projects within the property and construction industry. It provides an exciting and dynamic learning experience, building on your existing background and experience. Our cutting edge expertise in civil engineering, built environment and the natural environment enables you to develop the research and analytical capabilities at masters level. The course provides the requisite knowledge for understanding project management for construction as a profession. You will refer to how people, private and public sector organisations and the environment interact by taking account of unique needs and characteristics of project life cycle in an environmentally sustainable fashion.

Emphasis is given to knowledge and skills required to manage construction projects at strategic and tactical levels involving the client, developers, financiers, designers, main contractors and operators/users. You will explore the interaction of the technologies of design and construction whilst taking into account the legal, economic, technical, social, environmental and practical constraints. You will also develop effective methods to manage strategic stakeholders and to develop/select effective systems, policies, procedures, methods and technologies required for effective project delivery from problem identification, client needs, ideas and solutions, design through construction, to use of facility, decommissioning and re-use/re-cycle.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 overall and 6.0 in writing.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGCert

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
School Office
Email
entec@brighton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1273 642288