Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Architectural Project Management

This programme has been designed for those who have a construction project background and who wish to learn more about design aspects, or those who have a design background and who wish to gain an understanding of project management; the course is aimed at professionals from all backgrounds currently working in the construction industry.

Entry requirements

For MSc level entry applicants must have: minimum of 2.2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area. For post graduate conversion programmes, non-cognate degrees will be considered. Corporate (or chartered) membership of relevant professional institutions will also be considered. for post graduate diploma level entry applicants must have: third 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; candidates who do not meet the above entry requirements or have no formal academic qualifications will be considered individually based on their CV and interview.

Course modules

Core modules: design values and architecture; project management: theory and practice; architecture and sustainability; architecture, construction and industrialisation; project management: strategic issues; choose 3 optional modules: contracts and procurement; value and risk management; construction financial management; people and organisational management in the built environment.

Assessment methods

Dissertation/project report, developed under supervision.

Sponsorship information

Funding may be available on a competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 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 (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

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Key information

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