Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

Construction and Project Management

This course aims to develop the intellectual, practical, and professional skills of the learner in the critical acquisition, analysis, interpretation and understanding of management of construction projects and organisations. It also aims to teach theoretical and practical management methods in the analysis and solution of design, engineering and construction problems. Students develop a holistic approach by integrating the technical knowledge of design, engineering and construction with financial, legal, IT, commercial leadership and managerial skills of business administration in the management of simple to complex projects.

Entry requirements

For the MSc: Normally a 2.2 Honours degree or above in a relevant science, engineering, architecture, management or social science discipline, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. For the PG Diploma or PG Certificate: Normally a 3rd Class Honours degree in a relevant science, engineering, architecture, management or social science discipline or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Applicants who do not meet the above academic requirements but hold a relevant professional qualification and can demonstrate appropriate experience, will be considered on a case-by-case basis. International students must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. Evidence of an IELTS score of 6.5 taken within the last 2 years, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required.

Course modules

Modules include: Construction economics and finance; construction law 1: contract law, tort and evidence; construction law 2: dispute resolution; design management; disaster management and mitigation; procurement and contract administration; project management planning and control; research methods for managers; strategic management and international construction; dissertation (for Masters students).

Assessment methods

Assessment is through an equal mix of coursework and examination and the completion of a dissertation for students completing the MSc.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,730 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (England) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,730 per Year 1 (International) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,730 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's University Belfast Belfast BT7 1NN Northern Ireland

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering
Telephone number: 
028 9097 4478