Glasgow Caledonian University
There is a continuing high demand from industry for graduates equipped to carry out commercial management and quantity surveying functions within construction; there are also many in the industry from disciplines related to construction who require their skills to be enhanced; the new programme equips construction professionals with the skills necessary to manage the costs of construction projects both in the UK and overseas; students have the opportunity to develop the abilities, frame of reference and a common understanding of construction economics and project management to work more effectively within the industry. The programme uses the Blackboard web-based virtual learning environment to deliver the learning and teaching.
The programme is intended to be accessible to applicants from a wide range of backgrounds; the normal entry qualification is an Honours degree (2:2 and above) or an equivalent overseas qualification; applicants with appropriate professional experience are also considered; it is expected that part-time and distance-learning students would be in employment in a post relevant to the content of the degree. International students whose 1st language is not English shall be required to demonstrate evidence of satisfactory competence by completing an IELTS test with a score of at least 6.0 (with no element of the score less than 5.5) or by holding another recognised qualification.
Core modules include: Risk and value management; quantification and costing of works; construction financial management; construction economics and procurement; sustainable design and construction; construction contracts and disputes; development and project; economics; dissertation. Electives modules may include: Project management; international construction project finance.
Assessment methods include a combination of coursework, online discussions, case studies, professional project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 750 per Module (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 1,075 per Module (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 750 per Module (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||2 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,200 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 10,400 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,200 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Glasgow Caledonian University||Glasgow||G4 0BA||Scotland|
Postgraduate Admissions Team
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