Taught course

Construction Project Management

University of Portsmouth · UoP London

Entry requirements

A second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, or equivalent industrial and work experience in construction management or other related field.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content


Establish professional project management skills for the construction sector, under a city skyline that hosts the UK’s tallest skyscraper.

On this MSc Construction Project Management degree, you’ll study the organisational and technical methods to lead a large-scale, high-cost project and the multi-functional teams that work on them. Studying construction projects from drawing board to final sign-off, you’ll gain the expertise to grasp legal and financial issues, while understanding the social and environmental impact of your work.

You’ll graduate with the skills and understanding to take on construction project management jobs in London, the UK, and beyond.

Course highlights

  • Combine the leadership abilities of a project manager with knowledge of the modern construction industry’s technical needs
  • Get to grips with new construction practices, such as 3D planning software and Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Focus on live business case studies, preparing for the issues you’re likely to face in future construction project management jobs
  • Study in our purpose-built London campus, as part of a friendly international community

Career planning

During your course you'll have expert career support from our Careers and Employability Centre, your tutors and our Business and Law Career-Ready Programme. This support will continue for 5 years after you graduate.

Career support

You'll benefit from:

- Networking events

- Regular emails from the Career Ready Programme sharing job opportunities, application tips and events

- Applied projects with companies such as IBM, Boeing and Hampshire County Council

- Workshops to enhance your employability skills

- Recruitment events including the Student and Graduate Opportunities Fair

- 1-to-1 appointments

- CV and cover letter advice

- Interview preparation and practice

- Support starting your own business

Careers and opportunities

Careers this Master’s prepares you for

Careers site Glassdoor quoted an average salary for construction project managers in London of over £50K in 2022. As a graduate of this Master’s programme, you’ll be able to demonstrate your skills for careers in this sector, from the commercial and legal aspects at the planning stage to the technical and environmental aspects on site.

You’ll also have the knowledge and skills to pivot to any new sector that has project management needs, or to go into further research.

Graduates of this course on the Portsmouth campus have gone onto roles such as:
  • Project director
  • Project manager
  • Design manager

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12, 16 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

University Admissions Centre
+44 (0)23 9284 5566