Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Construction Project Management

This Masters course will give you the knowledge and practical skills required to undertake a variety of project management roles in the construction and property sectors after graduation. As the course addresses projects from the perspectives of both demand and supply, it is also ideally suited for individuals from other sectors involved in the procurement of built assets, for example, on behalf of project sponsors in the public sector. Close partnerships with industry and practice ensures the course and our graduates are responsive to the changing needs of industry, government, local communities and professional practice. he course is taught through a mixture of lectures, tutorials, seminars, projects and field study visits. Your academic team is based in the School of the Built Environment, a sector leader for postgraduate education in property and construction.

Course modules

Please see guidance below on core and option modules for further information on what you will study. Level 7 •Research Methods: Gain an understanding of the academic research process and the differing techniques, strategies and methods used to undertake research in the built environment. This module is studied before the Dissertation module. •Dissertation: The dissertation submission is usually between 15-18,000 words depending on the subject area. It allows you to develop an area of interest in depth and to critically analyse this area. •Project Management Fundamentals: To explore and promote contemporary project management principles and concepts. Also to examine processes, tools and methodologies of project management through a problem based learning approach using industry case studies. •Project Planning, Executing, Controlling and Closure: To develop the requisite project management skills and knowledge necessary to manage the key processes of planning, executing, controlling and closing a project at appropriate stages in the project life cycle. Industry standard project simulation software is used to apply the theoretical knowledge in a context. •Production Management and BIM: Will provide an in-depth understanding into the production management of modern, complex and fast paced construction projects. It also provides an appropriate awareness and expertise about key aspects of Building Information Modelling (BIM) within the Construction Management role •Sustainable and Lean Principles within Construction: To identify and critically appraise how environmental sustainability and lean principles can be incorporated into a more modern and innovative construction organisation and industry •Collaborative BIM Project: Allows students to follow BIM protocols and practice in a collaborative multidisciplinary project team to achieve project success. Real life project simulations are worked on using industry standard software •Prince 2®: To develop the requisite skills and knowledge needed in order to apply the PRINCE2® method to the management of different stages of the project life cycle

Assessment methods

The programme has a mix of assessment so as to provide you with a balanced approach to managing your workload and developing different skills. There is one formal exam and a range of assignments such as group and individual presentations, written reports and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 35 per Credit (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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