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MSc Construction Project and Cost Management

Coventry University

Overview

Currently accredited by both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), this practice-led course has been developed in response to the rapid cultural changes within the global construction industry.

It recognises the growing demand for professionals to stay abreast of new, innovative and non-adversarial approaches to project management, able to address internal constraints and dynamic external situations.

Coventry University has been educating construction professionals for over half a century. Our courses are developed with direct input from members of our current Civil Engineering and Building Advisory Boards including Hyder, Arup, MottMacold and Geotechnical Ltd.

This course is accredited and recognised by The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

Course information

The course seeks to prepare you to effectively manage projects and the budgets surrounding the development of the built environment. Encompassing physical, legal, economic and technological factors, you should gain an advanced understanding and knowledge of the theory and practice of procurement, construction economics, cost management and best practice project management within the specific context of the construction industry.

Career prospects

Upon successful completion, this degree should prepare you for a rewarding career as a chartered surveyor or project management surveyor.

The complexity and scale of modern construction projects requires construction professionals with expertise in construction management, who can work either on site or within an office to ensure they are delivered safely, within budget, on deadline and to the highest possible quality.

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Modules

  • Global Project Management Practice – 15 credits
  • Financial and Asset Management – 15 credits
  • Construction Cost Management – 15 credits
  • Strategic Management for Construction and Engineering – 15 credits
  • Pre-Contract Management Practice – 15 credits
  • Contract Management Practice and Law – 15 credits
  • Integrated Project – 15 credits
  • Contemporary Issues and Research Methodologies – 15 credits
  • Research Project – 50 credits
  • Leading Diverse Workforces – 10 credits
  • Requirements

    Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
    1 year

    Duration

    May 2024

    Start Month

    Apr 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024
    • May 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time