Heriot-Watt University: Construction Project Management

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Web www.hw.ac.uk/postgrad
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Summary

Construction Project Management at Heriot-Watt University is one of the longest-running courses of its kind in the UK, equipping graduates with the theoretical knowledge and practical and technical skills to manage people and projects within the construction industry.

A range of core modules covering management, procurement and technology-related subjects will give you a foundation in management principles while providing practical skills relevant to professional practice in construction.

You will also choose an optional module from a range of subjects drawn from our built environment courses, providing you with a broader understanding of built environment issues and an opportunity to tailor your studies to fit your interests and professional needs. Our students

Students tend to come from the construction industry, bringing with them practical experience in a variety of built environment roles, or from other professional backgrounds but with an interest in converting to a career in the construction industry. Industry links

Three institutes accredit this MSc in Construction Project Management:

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Chartered Institute of Building Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors

The University is also a Corporate Member of the Association for Project Management

All these professional bodies offer our students free student memberships, study help and networking opportunities to support the process of becoming a future leader of the profession.

This course is delivered by the Royal Academy of Engineering Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design. One of only four Centres established at UK universities and the only one in Scotland, forming a national network to demonstrate and exchange best practice in teaching and research for the sustainable built environment. * Career opportunities*

This industry-focused programme ensures graduates are quickly able to make a positive and effective contribution to their working environment, and as such are in great demand by construction industry employers.

This course offers a number of guest lectures each year specific to the modules where experienced professionals from industry visit to share their knowledge and experience with students.

There is also an annual industry and professions day, which is an interactive forum to bring together students on the course with relevant employers and representatives from the professions.

Flexible study options

This course can be studied full-time, part-time or via Online Learning, ideal for those in employment or with other commitments, providing flexible study options that fit around work or family.

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Heriot-Watt University

 

 

Heriot-Watt is one of the world’s leading universities with strong links to international business and industry driven by our established reputation as a top research-led institution.

With a rich heritage stretching back to 1821, we are a truly global university bringing together scholars who are leaders in ideas and solutions delivering innovation, educational excellence and ground-breaking research.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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