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MSc Construction Project Management

Offered by: Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (DULN007(WP))
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Exam BodyHeriot-Watt University
Course Duration1 Year / 2 Years
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Fees45420/Course
Fees (International Student)49500/Course
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 StudyBy Mixed Mode
Course Description

The discipline of project management has become central to the management approach adopted by numerous international industries in both public and private sector. 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.

Curriculum

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 
  • Master's Dissertation

Optional courses (select one)

  • Construction Technology
  • Real Estate Economics

Accreditation

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 relevant first or second class Honours degree or a degree qualification, or equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government, acceptable to the University.

Intake Months

September

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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