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A taught postgraduate programme designed to develop your knowledge and skills in the fields of Management and Project Management, together with the specialist knowledge and skills to effectively manage construction projects. Project management is a dynamic and challenging field it offers exciting opportunities in a variety of organisations. Successful candidates can expect to be involved in a wide range of management roles in the field of construction project management, as well as other management roles in the construction or property sectors of the economy. The programme is designed for built environment graduates and professionals who wish to enter a career in Project Management, or further an existing career in Project Management. It is also suited to individuals who are involved in the procurement of built assets on behalf of project sponsors and public sector clients. The programme is designed to provide a toolkit of key management skills to undertake a variety of roles in the field of construction project management or other management roles in the construction and property sectors. Programme Content: The programme is built upon a strong management theme with specialist modules in project management techniques, with an overarching emphasis on their practical application to the management of construction projects. The programme develops a comprehensive understanding of the role of the construction project manager throughout the construction project life-cycle from inception to completion. Emphasis is placed on the development of skills to lead and manage project teams and to identify, synthesise and implement innovative management, organisational and technological solutions to project-related problems. Modules studied: * Management Theory * Management Practice * Project Management * Economic, Legal and Political Framework * Production Management * Procurement and Supply Chain Management * Risk and Value Management * Research Design and Methodology * DissertationMajor Project. Methods of Teaching and Learning: Modules are delivered by lectures, tutorials and workshops by specialists in their field case studies are used to reinforce and develop your application of project management theory and skills. WebCT is used to support student learning it provides access to teaching materials and electronic resources, including the University electronic library to communicate with tutors and receive tutor feedback, and to allow students to submit work electronically. Professional Recognition: * Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) graduates will be eligible for graduate membership of the RICS and enrolment for the Assessment of Professional Competence. * Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) graduates will be eligible to proceed to Professional Review. * The programme is recognised by the Association for Project Management (APM). Programme team: The programme team are specialists in their subject and include project and construction managers, surveyors, builders, engineers and architects, all are professionally qualified with a number of years professional and academic experience. These are supplemented by a range of other subject specialists, together with part-time and guest lecturers who contribute contemporary and specialist knowledge. Assessment: Assessment is diverse to reflect the scope and aims of the programme. Candidates can expect to be assessed by a combination of assignments, case studies, examinations, group work, and presentations. Entry Qualifications: * An appropriate Honours Degree in a built environment subject (2:2 or above) OR * CIOB Graduate Diploma OR * Membership at an appropriate level of a recognised construction institution such as RIBA, RICS, CIOB, ICE OR * A non-cognate Honours Degree (2:2 or above) together with relevant postgraduate working experience will be considered on an individual basis. * Applicants whose first language is not English must h

A taught postgraduate programme designed to develop your knowledge and skills in the fields of Management and Project Management, together with the specialist knowledge and skills to effectively manage construction projects. Project management is a dynamic and challenging field it offers exciting opportunities in a variety of organisations. Successful candidates can expect to be involved in a...

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Entry Requirements

A First Degree, with Honours, in a related subject and at a minimum final classification of Lower Second (2:2) or equivalent. If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS ficationItemalue+oSn++???A????#? ?+????

A First Degree, with Honours, in a related subject and at a minimum final classification of Lower Second (2:2) or equivalent. If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS ficationItemalue+oSn++???A????#? ?+????

Assessment Methods

assignment, case study, examinations, group work and presentations

assignment, case study, examinations, group work and presentations

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