Construction Project Management - MSc - Distance Learning

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Construction Project Management - MSc - Distance Learning

Edinburgh Napier University
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This course offers a well-balanced blend of theory and practice which prepares you for work as a project manager in the construction industry. Project managers are responsible for controlling and coordinating the development process from concept through to construction and are in high demand across a number of industries.

This course offers a well balanced blend of theory and practice which prepares you for work as a project manager in the construction industry. Project managers are responsible for controlling and coordinating the development process from concept through to construction and are in high demand across a number of industries. This distance learning mode offers you the flexibili…

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This course offers a well-balanced blend of theory and practice which prepares you for work as a project manager in the construction industry. Project managers are responsible for controlling and coordinating the development process from concept through to construction and are in high demand across a number of industries.

This course offers a well balanced blend of theory and practice which prepares you for work as a project manager in the construction industry. Project managers are responsible for controlling and coordinating the development process from concept through to construction and are in high demand across a number of industries. This distance learning mode offers you the flexibility to study while you work. You may already have engineering qualifications and experience but wish to move into project management or maybe just improve your employability. You will learn how to manage finances and risk in construction projects as well as gain a solid foundation in procurement strategy. The course also covers technological theory and practice linked heavily to industry so you will graduate ready to progress into a role in the industry immediately. You will gain an industry recognised qualification this course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) undergraduate first degree. See www.jbm.org.uk for further information. You will gain a great number of valuable management skills such as communication, planning and organisation, problem solving and team working skills, as well as the specialist knowledge of how these apply to the construction industry. You may go on to work in roles including: Project Manager Construction Contractor Consulting Engineer Quantity Surveyor Management Consultant. Professionally accredited by: View Full Screen

What's involved This is a distance learning course based over two years, involving minimal face-to-face teaching. You'll learn via online course materials, with email and phone support from teaching staff. Each year is split up in to three trimesters. You'll study one or two modules per trimester for the first two years and spend your third year working on a focused piece of research. This course can also be studied full-time and part-time by attendance. Year 1 Strategic Management (Built Environment & Engineering), Project Management, Production Management, Procurement Strategy Year 2 Dissertation, Project Appraisal & Finance, Project Risk Management Students of this course are eligible for the Best Timber-related dissertation prize.

Requirements at a glance Entry to the course Typically, you'll need an honours degree in an engineering discipline. However, applicant with a social sciences background seeking to gain an understanding of construction project management are encouraged to apply. Alternatively, an appropriate professional qualification or a degree qualification and relevant work experience will also be considered. Contact us using our online enquiry form to check the equivalence of your qualifications and experience.Fees Table Fees 2012/132013/14 Home/EU£570£570per 20cr PC/PDHome/EU£350£35060cr DissertationOverseas£750£780per 20cr PC/PDOverseas£500£52060cr Dissertation Fees displayed are correct at the time of publication but the University Court reserves the right to make changes in fees at any time, and without notice, before or after the student's admission to the University. Tuition fees are reviewed annually and will rise each year during your programme of study, at least in line with inflation.

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