University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Construction Project Management

The degree is practice-based and research-focused; the practice element adopts a problem-solving approach to complex and strategic issues that often arise on construction projects; learners get involved in case studies and field trips that may include an international visit, though students are expected to make a financial contribution towards the cost of any international trip; the research focus is supplied through research-active staff who are directly involved in development and delivery of the course, along with contributions from visiting research fellows, guest lecturers and professionals.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree at class 2:2 or above in a discipline relevant to built environment such as architecture, building surveying, civil engineering, commercial management, construction management, project management or quantity surveying.

Alternatively, an Honours degree at class 2:2 or above in a non-construction subject with a minimum of five years' relevant experience in he construction environment, or relevant experience and an appropriate professional qualification such as RICS, RIBA, CIOB, MICE and MIStructE.

The course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

You will study the following modules and a dissertation:

Project Management 1 Theory and Practice
Project Management 2 Planning and Control
Research Methods and Professional Development
Property Asset Management
Construction Laws and Practice
Financial Management for Construction and Real Estate

Sponsorship information


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time February 2017 - 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cardiff (Atrium) Campus Cardiff CF37 1DL Wales

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