Master in Construction Project Management - Máster en Gestión de Proyectos de Construcción
Full-time - 1 year (13 months); Part-time - 2 years (plus 9 months for dissertation)
Most applicants will have a cognate or semi-cognate honours degree, together with at least two to three years construction-related work experience. If you don’t meet these requirements, you will be interviewed to establish if you would be suitable for the course.
Part-time students will typically be currently employed in a surveying/construction or project management related position. You will need to show that your employer supports your application, and will allow you to attend on a regular basis over the duration of the course.
Students who have relevant prior masters level academic qualification and/or professional experience may seek credit for relevant units. You should apply to the Course Director for such credit before the commencement of the semester in which the particular module is being offered.
his course is accredited by the following professional bodies:
Association for Project Management
Chartered Institute of Building
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
This course is for those wishing to further their careers in client organisations or consultancy through involvement in postgraduate studies. It gives aspiring professionals the opportunity to network with other ambitious and successful people within the construction and development industries.
You will focus on both practical and theoretical aspects of management in both organisational and project-based contexts. Management subjects are supplemented by advanced financial appraisal techniques and finance, law is specifically related to construction and development.
You will have the opportunity to carry out postgraduate research on a topic within, or allied to, construction or development.
This course meets all Continuing Professional Development requirements and provides evidence for upgrading professional institution membership. The afternoon/evening study mode is suitable for even the busiest of construction professionals.
Procurement and management of construction
Corporate and project finance
Management of people and information
Advanced measurement and documentation
Ecological and sustainable domestic architecture
Environment and resource management
Health and safety management in construction
History of architecture and construction
International real estate and construction
Legal resolution of property and construction disputes
Employment prospects are excellent. Successful students enter a variety of roles in client organisations, professional practices, local authorities, housing associations and major contracting companies.
LSBU is committed to supporting you develop your employability and succeed in getting a job after you have graduated. Your qualification will certainly help, but in a competitive market you also need to work on your employability, and on your career search. Our Employability Service will support you in developing your skills, finding a job, interview techniques, work experience or an internship, and will help you assess what you need to do to get the job you want at the end of your course