MSc Construction Project Management / Overview
Year of entry: 2021
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 12 Months [Full-Time]
- Entry requirements
The minimum academic entry requirement for this Master's course is an Upper Second Class (2:1) UK honours degree or international equivalent in a relevant subject, such as the built environment, relevant engineering, science or management disciplines.
- How to apply
Applications to this course are considered through a staged admissions process with selection deadlines throughout the year that will benefit applicants.
This is a competitive application process and preference will be given to applicants with grades above our minimum entry requirements. Preference may also be shown for applicants who have already graduated and/or already meet the English language entry requirement. Applicants for Construction Project Management are expected to demonstrate that they have a strong academic background in civil engineering.
If we make you an offer, you will have 6 weeks to accept it. Offers that are not accepted within 6 weeks will be withdrawn so that an offer can be made to another candidate in the next application stage.
Stage 1: Application deadline Monday 19 October 2020 , decision communicated by Friday 11 December
Stage 2: Application deadline Monday 4 January 2021 , decision communicated by Friday 12 February
Stage 3: Application deadline Monday 1 March 2021 , decision communicated by Friday 23 April
Stage 4: Application deadline Monday 3 May 2021 , decision communicated by Friday 25 June
However, in some cases it may be necessary to roll your application forward to the next stage due to the competition for places. We will contact you with an update on your application in the decision period if this is the case.
Please note: All places are subject to availability and some courses may close before the later stages. We therefore recommend that you apply early in the admissions cycle. Applications received after the final deadline may be considered at our discretion if places are still available.
Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place must meet all the conditions of their offer by 31 July 2021.
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The MSc in Construction Project Management prepares students for a professional role in the management of construction projects by providing students with an understanding of both the people-related and technical requirements necessary for the successful management of projects, as well as their organisational and strategic aspects. The course enables theoretical and conceptual exploration of construction project management issues whilst also stressing the essential practical aspects such as project control mechanisms, resource management, budgeting and cost management, stakeholder management, contract management, IT applications and information management.
Engagement with important and emerging construction industry issues is built into course Unit learning and assessment activities; the core Construction Project Management Professional Practice unit being delivered in partnership with industry partner organisations so that students are exposed to the challenging and exciting environment of contemporary civil engineering and construction projects.
The MSc in Construction Project Management is accredited by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and is listed by the Joint Board of Moderators (JMB) as being an Approved Further Learning Scheme for Chartered Engineer status.
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For entry in the academic year beginning September 2021, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £13,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): £27,000
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
We offer a number of postgraduate taught scholarships and awards to outstanding UK and international students each year.
The Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering is pleased to announce the introduction of the Engineering Management Excellence Scholarships and Awards. These awards are for academically excellent students studying on one of our four MSc courses in engineering management. For further details about these scholarships, please see our 2021 Engineering Management Scholarships page.
If you're a current or recent student at The University of Manchester and plan to start a master's course in the Faculty of Science and Engineering, you may be eligible for our Manchester Alumni Scholarship Schemes .
The University of Manchester is committed to widening participation in master's study, and allocates £300,000 in funding each year. Our Manchester Master's Bursaries are aimed at widening access to master's courses by removing barriers to postgraduate education for students from underrepresented groups.
For more information, see the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering Fees and Funding page or visit the University of Manchester funding for master's courses website for more information.
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