MSc International Project Management (Construction)

Develop the skills to manage international projects successfully. With growing global competition and increasingly complex regulatory structures, international project managers can make a major impact on an organisation's efficiency, and are in high demand.

GCU's MSc International Project Management was designed by senior industry practitioners and leading academic experts. It is delivered by a teaching team experienced in delivering project management expertise spanning all five continents.

Study full-time towards and elite and highly relevant credential for international project managers.

Prepare for success as a professional project manager by acquiring the tools to deliver high-quality projects on schedule, on budget and according to scope. You'll also master the skills to manage projects across international borders.

  • Learn how to work with both local and global players in a multinational environment
  • Practise navigating diverse cultural, social and economic settings
  • Develop skills in project management, project economics, construction management, risk and value management and international project finance

Investigate leading-edge topics such as environmentally sound construction and innovative management methods in a programme developed with the support of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

You'll develop meaningful knowledge and skills that are highly relevant to the real-world challenges faced by communities across the globe. You'll be able to help build a more successful, sustainable society, making a positive impact and contributing to the common good.

Graduate prospects

Demand for expert project professionals is growing rapidly as more companies around the world adopt a project management culture. Since GCU's MSc International Project Management is aligned with global accreditation standards, you'll be well-prepared to launch a rewarding career in the region of your choice.

Developed with the support of the CITB Construction Industry Training Board, the programme is designed to meet the increasing demand for innovative and far-sighted construction managers.

It offers a choice of modules covering the wide variety of skills that modern construction professionals need. This comes from a growing drive to find sustainable and environmentally sound construction methods and innovative management practices to replace traditional procurement routes and management methods.

The programme covers the skills that modern construction professionals need in order to meet the challenges of the industry. It provides recent graduates and experienced professionals with an outstanding opportunity to upgrade their skills in order to enhance their career choices.

The programme develops insight into the strategic decision-making processes necessary for organisations to establish and meet organisational goals. It also examines the types of strategies and how they may be successfully utilised. Contemporary analytical techniques are reviewed and evaluated. Factors which influence Corporate Strategy are considered and contextualised in relation to the construction and property industry and constituent enterprises.

  • 2017/18

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Mode of study

Duration

Start date

Location

 

MSc
Full Time
16 Months
22 Jan 2018
GCU London
MSc
Part Time
2 Years
22 Jan 2018
GCU London
Award Mode of study Duration Start date Location  
MSc Full Time 16 Months 22 Jan 2018 GCU London Enquire Apply
MSc Part Time 2 Years 22 Jan 2018 GCU London Enquire Apply
  • 2018/19

Award

Mode of study

Duration

Start date

Location

 

MSc
Full Time
1 Year
17 Sep 2018
GCU London
Award Mode of study Duration Start date Location  
MSc Full Time 1 Year 17 Sep 2018 GCU London Enquire Apply

Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in any construction, surveying or engineering related subject.

Applicants with a 2:1 UK Honours degree (or equivalent) from other backgrounds or full membership of a chartered built environment professional institution (eg MRICS, MCIOB, ARIBA, MICE, MAPM) will also be considered.

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

Additional information

Other academic and vocational qualifications

Each application to GCU is considered on an individual basis. If you do not have the typical academic entry qualifications, but can demonstrate relevant work experience and/or credits from recognised professional bodies, you may be eligible to enter this course via the University's Recognition of Prior Learning scheme.

International pathways

International students who do not meet the academic requirements may be eligible for the Pre-Masters programme at INTO Glasgow at our Glasgow campus. Successful completion of this INTO course with the required grades means guaranteed conditional offer of a place on the degree programme at GCU London.

If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for our pre-sessional English programme which is taught at our London campus.

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Tuition fees 2018/19

Home (including Scotand and Europe): £8400
International (outside Europe): £12600

If you commence your studies in September 2018 or January 2019, these are the annual or module fees that apply to the duration of your course; however, fees are subject to change. For full details on how fees may change read our fees and refund policy.

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Additional costs

In addition to course tuition fees, you may encounter additional costs during your time at University.

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Scholarships

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

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View our January 2018 scholarships.

For new international students, particular care is taken around our induction events which begin on 22 January 2018 and 14 September 2018 to welcome you to the UK and GCU prior to the start of teaching. There will be a whole host of fun and informative activities taking place during this period, including campus tours, city tours and social events where you can meet other international students. Where possible, we encourage you to arrange travel to allow you to arrive in time to enjoy these.

Find out more about international life at GCU.

The course is accredited by the four leading professional bodies; the APM Association for Project Management; the RICS Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; the CIOB Chartered Institute of Building and the PMI Project Management Institute.

Postgraduate Scholarships

Help fund your studies with a postgraduate scholarship from GCU. Discounts, bursaries, and scholarships available.