Construction Project Management MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Construction Project Management  MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Our MSc in Construction Project Management is an extremely popular and aspirational course, globally recognised for its quality and expert delivery. The course is tailored for you to develop your project management skills and abilities within the context of construction and engineering, and will maximise your career potential by opening up new and exciting opportunities in the UK and overseas. By focusing on the project management knowledge areas and project management processes, the course tackles problems using the latest research informed processes and advanced technology. The development of leadership and team building skills is a cornerstone of the course: you’ll attend a bespoke residential workshop hosted by an internationally renowned management development company situated in the heart of the Lake District National Park.

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:




Study Mode:

Full time and Part time

Delivery Method:


Course Length:

Full-time: over 1 year, Part-time: maximum of 3 years.


The Grenfell-Baines School of Architecture, Construction and Environment

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College



Start Date:

September, January ,

Entry Requirements:
Specific entry requirements for this course are an Upper Second Class Honours degree or higher in Construction Project Management, Construction Management, Construction, Building Management, Building or related award title.
DBS Checks:

This course will involve regular access to children and/or vulnerable adults. You will be required to obtain a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance (formerly termed CRB) and we will guide you through this process.

Programme Spec:

To download the Programme Specification for this course, please click here.

Course Content

Course Outline:
MSc Construction Project Management consists of nine modules of which some are compulsory. The modules are: Project Management; Risk Management; Health and Safety Management; Quality Management; Advanced Construction Technology; Leadership and Team Development; Research Methods, and Dissertation. Optional modules are: Project Appraisal and Cost Analysis; International Procurement; Resource and Expenditure Planning and Control. These modules apply to the full-time course. If studying part-time, you can take up to 4 modules per year for the Masters Programme. On completion you will be able to project manage effectively across any built environment sector.

Course at a Glance


Year 1
Level 4 modules:

  • Dissertation
  • Research Methods
  • Health and Safety Management
  • Project Management
  • Advanced Construction Technology
  • Environmental Law
  • Project Team and Leadership Development
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • European Competition and Procurement Law

Level 3 modules:

  • Project Management
  • Project Analysis and Appraisal

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Academic Expertise

We are committed to delivering academic learning of the highest quality, helping you to stretch your mind and fulfil your university ambitions.

Learning outcome & aims

We aim to create the perfect blend of knowledge, practical experience and relevance to equip UCLan graduates with the confidence and skills they need to get ahead in the world of work.

Industry links & professional accreditation

Chartered Institution of Building (CIOB)

Work experience and international opportunities

At UCLan we work with a range on businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and UCLan’s Careers Service can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.

Graduate Careers

UCLan’s Academic Development and Employability team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.


UCLan is recognised for its outstanding course provision which gives students the skills, knowledge, and personal attributes necessary to succeed at the University and in their future careers. To find out more about the experiences of our students, read our success stories.

Progression Routes

From foundation courses through to world-leading research degrees, you can study a wide range of subject areas at UCLan. Whether you want to develop your knowledge in a subject you enjoy or gain further qualifications to enhance your career, at UCLan there are numerous progression routes for you to follow.

Fees & Funding

The standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course is below. For further information including the availability of bursaries/scholarships or student financial support please view our Fees and Finance pages. £6,000 per year

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this course, our comprehensive How to Apply pages will guide you through the process. Here at UCLan, our aim is to encourage you to develop your potential and we offer a flexible approach to admissions, which reflects our commitment to all those who would benefit from our courses.

About UCLan

Course Enquiries

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