Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Construction Project Management

The discipline of project management has become central to the management approach adopted by numerous UK and international industries in both public and private sector. From the construction and property industries to information technology and heavy industry, there is growing recognition of the benefits strategic project management can bring.

Entry requirements

For MSc level entry applicants must have a minimum of 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area. For post graduate Diploma level entry applicants must have a 3rd Class Honours degree in a cognate or semi-cognate subject area plus 2 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level completed post qualification; cognate or semi-cognate ordinary degree plus 3-4 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level following graduation. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Core units: project management, theory and practice; project management, strategic issues; contracts and procurement; value and risk management; construction financial management; people and organisational management in the built environment; construction practice and information technology; choose 1 optional unit: sustainability in civil engineering; construction technology; environmental hydrology and water resources; real estate economics; spatial planning; sustainable design and development; environmental geotechnics.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships may be available on a competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 20 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Virtual Learning Environment
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Administrator, School of the Built Environment
Telephone number: 
0131 4514650