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Construction and Project Management

Civil Engineering is a highly important profession. It involves the design, construction, maintenance, operation and decommissioning of crucial infrastructure facilities, upon which modern life depends. The MSc in Construction and Project Management enables graduate engineers to develop effective management skills that will allow them to take a leading role in these operations.

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Key Facts

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Degree

(MSc (Hons)) Construction and Project Management

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Degree Duration

15 months :

3 months pathway + 1 year degree

18 months :

6 months pathway + 1 year degree

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Pathways Available

Pre-Master's

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

This programme is ideal for those with a degree in civil engineering/the built environment, management, and cognate disciplines, who are interested in pursuing a career in construction and project management.

During the twelve-month full-time MSc, you will choose from a wide range of modules relating to areas such as:

  • sustainability in the built environment
  • construction management
  • risk assessment
  • supply chain management
  • management of procurement and construction contracts
  • commercial dispute resolution
  • sustainable development law in contemporary business society

You will also complete a dissertation relating to construction management.

You will acquire a strong business acumen and a solid understanding of the legal issues surrounding construction management, in addition to a variety of transferrable skills.

The programme is delivered jointly by the Faculty of Engineering and Informatics and the Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences, at the University of Bradford. There is a strong input from industry, where an emphasis is placed on providing a supportive environment that will you with the knowledge and learning skills to tackle the challenges in industry.

This MSc will be the first stepping-stone to a fruitful career in construction management.

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Important

You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

Teaching of modules is well-aligned with the research expertise of staff, ensuring you'll learn the latest theory, innovations and industry best practice.

Students have opportunities to work with our research teams - in particular for your MSc dissertation.

You’ll be joining a relatively small cohort of students in which everyone is valued and looked after by members of staff, who maintain an open door policy. You will receive tailored advice and support to ensure you get the most from your studies.

Your Pathways

The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

 

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University of Bradford

The University combines academic teaching with industry expertise to create a learning environment and culture that fosters innovation and excellence. This approach helps you to develop skills and gain practical experience that is highly valued by future employers.

Formed in 1832 as the Mechanics Institute, in 1966 the University of Bradford became Britain’s 40th university. Over its 50 years the University has innovated and proven its excellence, more recently, ranked top 3 in the UK for work experience and careers and employment services and won University of the Year for Social Inclusion.

The University of Bradford is made up of four academic faculties with each covering a broad range of specialisms:

  • Faculty of Engineering & Informatics
  • Faculty of Health Studies
  • Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Management, Law & Social Sciences