Online Master of Science in Construction Project Management

Thrive in a growing industry

The Online MSc Construction Project Management gives you first-hand experience of the systems and processes necessary to lead successful construction project outcomes. Put project management principles into practice and reap the benefits of NTU’s close links with the construction industry.

The construction industry is booming, with companies, both nationally and internationally, calling out for qualified project managers to spearhead their latest developments. The Project Management Institute expects by 2027, employers will need 87.7 million individuals working in project management oriented roles.

To help online students take advantage of these growing opportunities, Nottingham Trent University is offering an extensive Online MSc in Construction Project Management, fully accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). This RICS accreditation ensures that the course is relevant to the construction industry, and provides a benchmark of quality for employers, giving you a competitive edge. The course is designed to equip mid-career professionals who hold a construction related degree, or recent construction graduates, with practical skills that can be applied in real working environments. Those with professional institution membership are also eligible to apply.

Taught by experts from the construction industry, with direct links to major construction firms, this MSc is perfectly positioned to help you secure a project management career in construction.

Our Online MSc in Construction Project Management will help you to:

  • manage project briefing, key design and development issues at a detailed level
  • learn skills necessary to create appropriate procurement strategies
  • gain a comprehensive understanding of the organisational structures necessary to achieve successful project outcomes, including legal and contractual constraints and people management skills.

In undertaking the MSc degree online, I have been able to accept life changing opportunities that I would not have been able to even comprehend if I were to have undertaken the program in a classroom based environment.
Aidan Munnelly (UK), Online MSc Construction Project Management student


Career progression

The course offers excellent opportunities for career development. Graduates from courses such as MSc Construction Management and MSc Project Management (Construction) have pursued careers with major international construction firms including JLL (Switzerland), Tuner & Townsend, National Grid, VINCI Construction, Balfour Beatty, and Clegg, employed in roles such as Construction Project Manager, Cost Manager, Site Manager and Senior Project Manager.

97% of our postgraduate students are in employment or further study within
six months of finishing their studies (latest DLHE survey, 2016/17)


Furthermore, NTU is highly regarded across the construction industry for the quality of its students and has a long history of successful student placement, improving the university’s reputation for project management and construction among employers, which is only boosted by this online courses accreditation from RICS. NTU is ranked 2 nd in the UK for Building, Town and Country Planning by the Guardian University Guide 2019.

Not looking for a full masters? Make your mark on the built environment by studying an 8-week Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course in Construction Project Management.

  • Duration:
    2.5 years
  • Start dates:
    January, May, September
  • Requirements include:
    • a minimum of 2.2 in a construction related subject or relevant professional body membership
    • international students only: IELTS or TOEFL

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