Our MSc Construction Management course aims to provide you with a framework for understanding the role of the construction manager, and a key focus will be placed on the management of construction projects from the perspective of the construction contractor.
Who is this course designed for?
This course is aimed at professionals or graduates wishing to pursue a career managing construction projects. It’s suitable for professionals already working in the broad construction industries, who aspire to senior management positions. Additionally, this course is suitable for undergraduate (honours) students in related subject areas, looking to progress to study a managerial and technical programme.
Why study this course?
– Study at a top university for building and construction; NTU is ranked 2nd in the UK for Building and Town and Country Planning (Guardian University Guide 2019).
– Benefit from our industry-standard facilities, right in the heart of Nottingham’s city centre.
– Benefit from our team of expert academic staff who have established links to industry and significant experience of working in practice.
– Hear from visiting industry and academic experts, some of whom are NTU alumni, who will be teaching parts of the modules, providing a ‘real life’ perspective on the topics you will be studying.
– Study trips to live sites in the UK and abroad are included in your course fees, designed to help develop your understanding of theory in practice. Recent study trips have included week-long visits to the Netherlands and Poland to explore international construction markets.
– Our flexible study options support part-time learners, who wish to balance employment with further study.
What you’ll study
The course will cover:
– Construction management principles and process applied to construction projects;
– A critical understanding of the role of the construction manager in the construction process;
– Technological process and business functions associated with construction management, in the national and international environment; and,
– The application of research and research methods to construction management, developing your ability to consider aspects of innovation and continuous development.
Careers and employability
Our MSc Construction Management course has an outstanding reputation for producing employable graduates. The course provides you with an accredited route towards the professional qualifications of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES).
The RICS accreditation enables successful graduates entry to the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC), the on-the-job training scheme that graduates need to complete to qualify as a chartered surveyor. Find out more about how to complete your APC and become RICS qualified.