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Construction Project Management

1 Year
January 2024
Campus Taught

Forge a rewarding and successful career on our MSc Construction Project Management course. Globally recognised for its quality and expert delivery, it’s an extremely popular, industry respected course.

Why study with us

  • The development of leadership and team building skills is a cornerstone of the course and you’ll attend a bespoke residential workshop, hosted by an internationally renowned management development company, in the heart of the Lake District National Park.
  • You’ll be taught by a highly qualified academic team, including professors, lecturers, research staff and industry experts, giving you a great professional, academic and intellectual experience.
  • Studying in one of the most intense engineering and manufacturing areas in the UK, you’ll benefit from our new £35 million Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC).

What you’ll do

  • As a postgraduate manager or engineer you’ll develop project management skills including project planning and control methods within the construction project management process.
  • You’ll also extend your knowledge of innovative tools, techniques and methodologies to resolve complex problems and develop your research skills.
  • And we’ll support you to find a professional placement, extending your study time by six to twelve months, or you could choose an industry-based project.

Module overview

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Year 1

Compulsory modules
  • BN4010: Project Planning, Control and Analysis
  • BN4206: Risk and Value Management
  • BN4400: Advanced Construction Technology
  • BN4410: Health and Safety Management
  • BN4430: Project Team and Leadership Development
  • BN4440: Strategic Project Management
  • BN4609: Master's Dissertation
Optional modules
  • EL4101: Professional Placement (Engineering)
  • EL4102: Work Placement (Engineering)

BN4010: Project Planning, Control and Analysis

This module is concerned with developing your planning, control and decision-making skills in the context of programming and execution of complex projects.

Course delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Academic expertise

The following team members will be central to your learning experience:

Clifford Okeh - Course Leader

Clifford has over 20 years’ experience working in industry and higher education. He has worked with leading construction companies such as Balfour Beatty Major Civil Engineering Limited UK. He is research active in Fibre Reinforced Concrete Structures (Experimentation and Numerical Modelling). He also has a wide range of teaching expertise in civil engineering and construction technology, construction management, and structural engineering.

Dr Godfaurd John
Senior Lecturer
School of Engineering and Computing

Godfaurd teaches across the different cohorts of students within the construction and civil engineering section of the school of engineering, including taught postgraduate courses. Godfaurd's expertise is in project/construction management, imparting his knowledge and skills to t...

Professor Champika Liyanage
Professor in Facilities Management
School of Engineering and Computing

Champika started her journey with us in 2008 as a lecturer. She was able to progress through different roles here as a senior lecturer and reader to a Professor. This makes her the first female professor in our School of Engineering. She carries out many key roles here and in the...


  • This course has been accredited by the APM – the only chartered professional body in the world for project management.

Future careers

Our MSc Construction Project Management can lead to further academic study or is a springboard to a more diverse and fulfilling career path. Our part-time graduates say it’s made an immediate positive impact where they work and if you’re full-time it can open many new doorways of opportunity. 

Study in our Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC)

During your studies with us you’ll benefit from our new £35 million EIC building which provides an integrated teaching space in state-of-the-art facilities.

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Fees and funding

Full-time£8,400 per year
Sandwich year£2,000 for the sandwich year
Part-time£933 per 20 credits
Full-time£15,500 per year
Full-time£9,000 per year
Sandwich year£2,500 for the sandwich year
Part-time£1,000 per 20 credits
Full-time£16,900 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the School of Engineering and Computing

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