Taught course

Construction Management

Institution
University of Salford · School of the Built Environment
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Applicants of this course must have a minimum of a second class honours degree. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

An effective construction manager understands how to successfully organise and plan complex construction projects, diagnose corporate problems, and manage project teams, procurement, finance and risk. Many graduates use this course to gain the skills and knowledge required to advance their careers and undertake senior management positions.

The development of this course has been led by industry to ensure that it covers current industry trends and emerging future skills areas in construction management. Emphasis is on developing practical skills and tools for a rewarding career in construction. Additionally this course provides hands-on training in the use of state-of-the-art software tools and techniques.

This course will teach you how to successfully organise and plan complex construction projects and you will gain an understanding of international markets. You will also learn how to diagnose corporate problems and manage a multitude of areas including people, finance and risk. Additionally, you will be taught to recognise the significance of processes, technology and people to the success of projects in the construction industry.

This full Masters degree is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Association for Project Management (APM); educating you to the highest industry standards.

Information for international students

International students must provide evidence of proficiency in English - IELTS 6.0 with no band below 5.5 or an equivalent qualification are proof of this.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

online
28-32 months
part time
28-32 months
full time
12-16 months
distance learning
28-32 months

PGDip

online
20-24 months
full time
8-12 months
distance learning
20-24 months
part time
20-24 months

PGCert

online
8-12 months
distance learning
8-12 months
full time
4 months
part time
8-12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
course-enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 295 4545