Taught course

Construction Management and Economics

Institution
University of Greenwich · School of Architecture and Construction
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should have: An honours degree or an equivalent qualification in a built environment discipline, such as civil engineering, construction, surveying or architecture PLUS corporate membership of an appropriate design, property or construction profession. • Applicants with other first degrees are considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This programme was developed in response to the growing demand from the construction and property industry for flexible professionals capable of strategic thinking and a creative response to volatile economic conditions. Planning and controlling the allocation of resources, and the detailed matching of design and production to the needs of the market for built space, are at the core of the construction and property industries.

This programme enables students to develop analytical, technical and managerial skills and prepares them for leadership roles in the construction and property industries. The structure allows consideration of both the theory and applications of economics, finance and management in the context of construction projects and portfolios. The emphasis of this programme is on the presentation and communication of workable solutions to complex problems.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To develop a knowledge of management economics in the construction and property industries
  • To develop the management skills, techniques and abilities required for management of construction
  • To develop abilities to generate management solutions to construction problems.

Content

  • Construction Economics (20 credits)
  • Construction Management (20 credits)
  • Critical Thinking (10 credits)
  • Development Economics and Planning (20 credits)
  • Principles of Management (20 credits)
  • Research Methods (10 credits)
  • Risk Management (20 credits)
  • Dissertation (40 credits)
  • One option chosen from: Building Rehabilitation; Comparative Urban and Regional Studies; Facilities Management; Managing within a Sustainable Environment; Project Management; Real Estate Development and Investment (20 credits)

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk
Phone
020 831 9000
Fax
020 8331 8145