MSc International Construction Project Management

MSc International Construction Project Management

This course is available for study at our London and Glasgow campuses.

The MSc International Construction Project Management course aims to equip you with the skills necessary to manage construction projects, both in the UK and overseas. This means that you’ll will have the opportunity to develop the abilities, frame of reference and, critically, a common understanding of the construction project management ‘language’ to work more effectively with international clients and organisations.

The course has proven to be popular with international students and the intake has continued to grow in recent years. It is further anticipated that the enhanced project management skills on offer will prove popular with industry as CPD. These core skills remain significant components with the professional membership criteria of the course’s accreditation bodies, namely CIOB, RICS, APM.

Graduate opportunities

Demand for expert project professionals is growing rapidly as more companies around the world adopt a project management culture. Since GCU’s MSc International Construction Project Management is aligned with global accreditation standards, you’ll be well-prepared to launch a rewarding career in the region of your choice.

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What you will study

The course has core modules followed by a dissertation at the end:

Module list

Construction Economics and Procurement, Management of Safety, Health and Project Management, Construction Project Management, Sustainable Design and Construction, Construction Contracts and Dispute Management, Construction Financial Management, Strategic Management in Construction and Property, Enterprises, Risk and Value Management and Dissertation.

“I found the MSc International Project Management programme really interesting. The way to study was totally different and new for me. I liked the fact that I could organise my work as I wanted and I really appreciated the fact that there was always someone from the University available to answer my questions.”

Geraldine Rutka, Methods Engineer Vinci Construction, the 3rd biggest construction company in the world

Entry requirements

UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in construction, surveying or civil engineering related subjects.

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

English language

English language requirement: IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5.

Additional information

Other academic and vocational qualifications

Each application to GCU is considered on an individual basis. If you do not have the typical academic entry qualifications, but can demonstrate relevant work experience and/or credits from recognised professional bodies, you may be eligible to enter this course via the University’s Recognition of Prior Learning scheme.

International pathways

International students who do not meet the academic requirements may be eligible for the Pre-Masters programme at INTO Glasgow at our Glasgow campus. Successful completion of this INTO course with the required grades means guaranteed conditional offer of a place on the degree programme at GCU London.

If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for our pre-sessional English programme which is taught at our London campus.

Fees and funding

The tuition fees you pay are mostly determined by your fee status. What is my student fee status?

Annual tuition fees 2020/21
Home (including Scotland and Europe): £8,700
International (outside Europe): £13,500

Annual tuition fees 2021/22
Home (including Scotland): £8,700
International (including EU): £13,500

Part-time and distance-learning tuition fees
For details of part-time and distance-learning fee rates, please make an enquiry today.
Fees are subject to change and published here for guidance only.

Additional costs
As a student at the University, there are additional fees and costs which may or may not apply to you, but that you should be aware of.

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We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of £2 million per year.

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MSc International Construction Project Management is accredited by three professional bodies:

  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Chartered Institute for Building (CIOB)
  • Association for Project Management (APM)

Chartered status

This course offers routes to chartered status.

Professional engagements

This course offers professional networking opportunities,

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed by coursework (sometimes known as continual assessment).

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