Heriot-Watt University: Architectural Project Management (MSc/Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert/Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip)

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Study type Taught


This programme has been designed for those who have a construction project background and who wish to learn more about design aspects, or those who have a design background and who wish to gain an understanding of project management; the course is aimed at professionals from all backgrounds currently working in the construction industry.

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Funding may be available on a competitive basis.

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Qualification MSc
Level SCQF Level 11
Entry requirements

For MSc level entry applicants must have: minimum of 2.2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area. For post graduate conversion programmes, non-cognate degrees will be considered. Corporate (or chartered) membership of relevant professional institutions will also be considered. for post graduate diploma level entry applicants must have: third class honours degree in a cognate or semi-cognate subject area plus 2 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level completed post qualification; cognate or semi-cognate ordinary degree plus 3-4 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level following graduation; candidates who do not meet the above entry requirements or have no formal academic qualifications will be considered individually based on their CV and interview.


Dissertation/project report, developed under supervision.


Core modules: design values and architecture; project management: theory and practice; architecture and sustainability; architecture, construction and industrialisation; project management: strategic issues; choose 3 optional modules: contracts and procurement; value and risk management; construction financial management; people and organisational management in the built environment.


International 1162 GBP for Module
EU 1162 GBP for Module
Scotland 1162 GBP for Module
England 1162 GBP for Module
Wales 1162 GBP for Module
Northern Ireland 1162 GBP for Module

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