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London Metropolitan University: Construction Project Management MSc

Institution London Metropolitan University View institution profile
Department School of the Built Environment
Telephone 020 7133 4202
Study type Taught


Why study this course?

The demand for expert construction project managers is steadily on the rise, both in the UK and internationally. On our Construction Project Management MSc you’ll become an expert in your field, opening the door to better career and salary prospects. If you have ambitions to manage projects and make a real-world contribution to the built environment then this could be the perfect course for you.

London Met’s School of the Built Environment has designed this course to provide you with the skills needed to become a well-practised and valued project manager in the construction field and the expertise to lead on complex projects globally.

By working on real world projects, you’ll engage in authentic learning and assessment and will have the opportunity to work in collaboration with national and international organisations. To further advance your career prospects, we have strong links with employers active in all aspects of the built environment and involve them in our curriculum design.

Taught by industry experts and practitioners, you’ll gain the knowledge sought after by employers including how to motivate and lead project teams, keep to tight deadlines and budgets and achieve your client’s goals. You will gain an awareness of the challenges faced when delivering projects within and outside of the UK, taking into account differing cultural and national contexts.

What’s more, you’ll study in our vibrant Holloway campus, within a 10-minute tube journey of the City and West End, both of which are full of life, culture and opportunity.

More about this course

As you progress through your programme, you’ll visit live projects and get a taster into the types of opportunities a career in project management can offer. You’ll study the design, planning, financing and construction of organisations, products, infrastructure and places where people live, travel and play.

Equipped with essential knowledge, skills and behaviours of a project manager, you’ll be introduced to the principles behind the construction process. This course will develop your know-how, enabling you to expertly and confidently plan, programme and allocate resources to projects. As your leadership and problem-solving skills develop, defining and evaluating project feasibility, building project teams, setting goals and monitoring progress will become tasks that you are able to complete skilfully and confidently.

As a forward-thinking course, our Construction Project Management MSc embraces the latest project management techniques and technologies to ensure your learning experience develops you into a next generation science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professional, with the ability to lead ethical and sustainable project delivery, within a climate-conscious, low carbon world.

With construction work set to rise by 2026, the demand for skilled construction project managers is growing. The School of the Built Environment is committed to developing you into an employable graduate. Throughout the course you will have opportunities to develop contemporary and sought after career skills.

Located in London, you’ll have access to some of the UK and the world’s most influential contractors, developers and industry professional bodies. We have some of the UK’s largest and most important projects right here, on our doorstep, including infrastructure projects like High Speed 2 and Thames Tideway. On this course you’ll have the opportunity to engage with these types of organisations and projects through site visits, guest lectures and fieldwork, keeping you at the forefront of this dynamic sector.

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About London Met
Looking to improve your job prospects, change career direction or simply pursue a passion? London Met has the right postgraduate degree for you.

Graduates have gone on to become leaders, changemakers, advocates, innovators and pioneers. By putting the emphasis on work-related learning, its courses are designed to ensure you’ll have the knowledge and skills needed for a successful career. Many courses are also professionally accredited.

London Met will support you the whole way through, right up until you get that new job or well-deserved promotion you’ve been studying for!

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