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Coventry University: Construction Management with BIM

Institution Coventry University View institution profile
Department School of Energy, Construction and Environment
Web www.coventry.ac.uk/postgraduate
Study type Taught

Summary

Developed in partnership with industry, this course aims to help you to progress your career in construction management and improve your skills in project delivery, leadership, decision making, strategic thinking and communication.

By studying theory/management practices and examining real-life case studies like the Millennium Dome and the Channel Tunnel, you will be taught how to manage complex construction projects from the initial planning stages; analysing corporate problems and presenting appropriate solutions from implementation and completion, managing project teams, procurement, finance, risk and health and safety.

Our aim is to support the development of high-level knowledge, wide-ranging understanding and professional skills in both the theoretical and practical aspects of strategic management in the construction industry. You will study the economics behind construction, examining the regulatory and legal framework within which the industry operates, as well as health and safety in the construction workplace. You will also cover the corporate management processes used within the construction industry, such as procurement systems and standard forms of construction contracts.

The course examines how the built and natural environments interact, ever conscious of the need for sustainable construction, together with the environmental principles and legislation applied to the construction industry. You will be encouraged to engage in topical discussions about a wide range of issues, from sustainability demands in construction to environmental and economic considerations in shaping construction trends.

As part of your degree, you will be required to undertake an independent research project in construction, which can be based on a topic of your choice.

MSc

Coventry University

Coventry University is a provider of world-class teaching, learning and impactful research, and pushes the boundaries of what higher education can achieve regionally, nationally and across the world.

Graduates could gain an advantage in their career with a postgraduate qualification from Coventry University. You can choose from a selection of courses at one of our UK university locations.

 

Why choose Coventry University?

  • Top 30 in the world for our ratio of international students (QS World University Rankings 2023)
  • Awarded five QS Stars for internationalisation, inclusiveness employability, facilities and teaching (QS Stars University Ratings)
  • Ranked 9th for resources …
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