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MScConstruction Project and Cost Management

Coventry University
United Kingdom, Coventry / London
Tuition fee £14,311 per year
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This MSc in Construction Project and Cost Management has been
developed in response to a rapid cultural change in the global
construction industry towards less adversarial approaches to project
management and the demand for continuing professional development. 

This course provides a vocational conversion course for non-cognate
graduates joining the construction profession in particular project
management, cost consultancy and quantity surveying. Also a route has
been created for holders of a cognate award, this will appeal to a
wider range of construction professionals engaged in
construction/project management, civil and structural engineering,
architectural technology, surveying and building services

The course focuses on the core skills and competencies as set out by
the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) for construction
project managers, construction cost managers and quantity surveyors. 
One of the modules is based on attendance at a programme of CPD
sessions delivered as part of the RICS CPD foundation and these are
prescribed by the programme manager. The course been designed for full
time or part time study by the use of ‘one-week blocks’ of

This course comprises nine modules in total (listed below) one of
which is based on attending CPD events and the remaining are taught
(each delivered in one week intensive block with the exception of the
research project).

  • Construction Contract Management – CPD
  • Pre Contract Management Practice
  • Global Project Management Practice
  • Construction Cost Management
  • Financial Management for construction
  • Strategic Management for construction
  • Facilities and Asset Management
  • Integrated Project or Integrating Design and Construction Project*
  • Research Project
  • The Integrating Design and Construction Project module has been
    designed for holders of a non-cognate first degrees i.e degrees that
    are NOT construction related.


Career opportunities

The Construction Project and Cost Management MSc degree is designed
for graduates seeking careers Chartered (RICS) as Project Management

The Construction Cost Management and Quantity Surveying MSc degree
has wide appeal across the construction industry professions.  The
vocational nature of this programme provides a sound basis for
enhancing a wide range of skills and excellent career opportunities in
the construction industry. 

Those completing the course will be able to enter the profession and
develop to become senior practitioners with a focus on the field of
strategic Construction Project and Cost Management (CPCM).

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020
Apply now! Spring semester 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Feb 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States