Taught course

Construction Project Management (Distance Learning)

UWE Bristol · Department of Architecture and the Built Environment

Entry requirements

For more information, see our listing for this course on the UWE Bristol website, by clicking on the 'visit website' button further down the page.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

A level of management expertise is critical to landing a leading role in construction. Our distance learning MSc Construction Project Management is ideal if you wish to develop your understanding and skills in managing projects for construction professionals in either practice or client organisations.

With a distance learning course, you have the flexibility to fit your studies around personal and professional commitments, with access to our learning resources any time and from anywhere in the world. Studying while you work also provides valuable opportunities to apply what you have learned directly to your role.
We use the latest online learning technology to make your distance learning experience as effective and rewarding as our traditionally taught courses.
MSc Construction Project Management at UWE Bristol equips graduates with the theoretical knowledge and practical and technical skills to manage people and projects within the construction industry.
Successful project managers need to be able to think, lead and act in an uncertain and dynamic business environment, have access to the latest information, understand the appropriate techniques and systems, and have the expertise to apply these to market needs and business opportunities.
Because the course is delivered entirely online through distance learning, you'll be able to fit your studies around other commitments. There's no obligation to live locally as your learning and assessment will take place online. Learning materials and opportunities for peer interaction are provided weekly, but you have flexibility as to when you interact.
You'll be taught by widely-published academics, who'll bring the benefit of their own industry experience as well as feeding the latest research directly into your learning.
It's suitable for professionals already working in the construction industry who aspire to senior management positions. Additionally, it is suitable for undergraduate (honours) students in related subject areas, looking to progress to study a managerial and technical postgraduate programme.
Why choose UWE Bristol
Our MSc Construction Project Management (Distance Learning) course will help you take advantage of these growing opportunities. The course is designed specifically to enhance your understanding of managing projects, and to support construction professionals in practice and client organisations. It is aimed at architects, surveyors, services engineers, civil engineers, construction managers, and existing project managers who wish to formalise their training on the client and supply side.
The course's strengths lie in teaching and learning that meets the practising professional's needs. Module content reflects the current diversity and ongoing change in the construction industry in particular, building information modelling (BIM) as well as sustainability and health and safety. To help you gain the most benefit from the course, we also offer advanced study skills.
You'll also enjoy opportunities to network with people online working at the leading edge of research and practice whose insights feed directly into the course modules and help us shape research opportunities for your dissertation.Please note that due to the Covid-19 pandemic, these opportunities will be subject to Government regulations and dependent upon availability.
Our staff include active researchers and consultants, through the Department's Centre for Architecture and Built Environment Research (CABER).

For more information, including the most up to date module listing, see the entry for this course on the UWE Bristol website, by clicking on the ‘Visit website’ button located further down this page.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

For more information, see our listing for this course on the UWE Bristol website, by clicking on the 'visit website' button further down the page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

The course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and by the Chartered Institute of Building | (CIOB). Gaining an CIOB and RICS accredited degree will provide you with exemption from some membership requirements. Please see the CIOB and RICS websites for more details. Whilst studying, you are eligible for a student membership of both the CIOB and RICS.

Course contact details

UWE Admissions
+44 (0)117 328 3333