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MSc Construction Project Management

Offered by: Heriot-Watt University Malaysia
Exam BodyHeriot-Watt University
Course Duration12 months
Part Time/Full TimeBlended
Fees (International Student)17,800
FacultySchool Of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure And Society
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryUnited Kingdom
Level of StudyMasters Degree Level
Field of StudyArchitecture & Building
Mode of StudyTaught
Course Description

From the construction and property industries to information technology and heavy industry, there is growing recognition of the benefits strategic project management can bring.

This programme equips graduates with the knowledge and skills to develop successful careers as professional project managers in the construction industry and beyond.

It offers a breadth of management, procurement and technology related subjects. It is focused on industrial relevance, ensuring that graduates are quickly able to make a positive and effective contribution to the success of their working environment, and the development of their own professional careers.


Course content

Core courses

  • Project Management: Theory and Practice
  • Project Management: Strategic Issues 
  • Value and Risk Management 
  • Construction Financial Management 
  • Contracts and Procurement
  • Construction Practice and Information Technology
  • People and Organisation Management in the Built Environment 
  • Research Dissertation

Optional courses (select one)

  • Construction Technology 3
  • Urban Economy and Property Markets
  • Sustainable Design and Development


In accordance with our normal practice our professionally orientated programmes are designed to meet the educational requirements for membership of relevant professional institutions. In addition to accreditation within Malaysia, we seek accreditation by the relevant UK or international professional bodies in accordance with their standard procedures.

This programme is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

Entry Requirements

A first or second class Honours degree (or equivalent) in construction, engineering, architecture, or a related subject. Relevant industrial experience may also be considered

Intake Months

September, January

Career Prospects

For graduates with a first degree in a built environment subject it can provide a competitive edge in a fierce employment market. For architects, engineers and other professionals it can provide a move into project management. The programme increasingly attracts those whose qualifications and experience lie outside the field of construction, but recognise the career opportunities that exist for suitably qualified Construction Project Management graduates.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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