MSc in Construction Project Management

Heriot Watt Unviersity Dubai

Program Description

MSc in Construction Project Management

Heriot Watt Unviersity Dubai

Overview

There is a very high level of demand for qualified construction project managers in the global construction industry. This programme produces qualified project managers of the quality required by the UK, Middle Eastern and global construction industries, both in terms of their immediate ability to perform and their longer-term strategic potential. Taught from the perspective of construction project management, with principles that apply far beyond this sector, the programme provides students with access to both a solid theoretical base and current and future strategies in practical project management.

Professional recognition

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

January entrants

Students starting the programme in January should note that it runs full-time for 2 semesters (12 months) + dissertation (February to April, 3 months) (total 16 months), or part-time runs for 4 semesters (24 months) + dissertation (March to August, 6 months) (total 30 months).

Students enrolling for the January intake programmes are not required to be on campus during the summer break

Course content

Full-time students undertake four courses in semester one and a further four courses in semester two.

Taught courses include:

  • Project Management: Theory and Practice
  • Contracts and Procurement
  • Project Management: Strategic Issues
  • Value and Risk Management
  • People and Organisational Management
  • Construction Financial Management
  • Construction Practices and Information Technology
  • Sustainability in Civil Engineering (optional)
  • Construction Technology (optional)

In addition to these taught courses, students pursuing the Master's qualification undertake a research project. Students can study individual courses to meet the continued professional learning requirements of the built environment professions.

English language requirements

Where English was not the medium of instruction at secondary school, applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with all elements passed at 6.0 or above). Applicants who have completed secondary and tertiary education will need to provide documentary evidence. A minimum of one-year full-time study in English will be required.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 19, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2019
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
1 - 2 years
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
75,600 AED
All tuition fees inclusive of VAT
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Locations
United Arab Emirates - Academic City, Dubai
Start date : Jan. 2019
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Dates
Jan. 2019
United Arab Emirates - Academic City, Dubai
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Sept. 2019
United Arab Emirates - Academic City, Dubai
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