Postgraduate - taught prospectus

Project Management - International (Distance Learning), MSc

Our Master’s in Project Management (International) by distance learning allows graduates and professionals to update their skills in line with the evolving demands of the construction industry.

Whether you're already working in the construction industry or looking to start a career, this two-year master's in project management by distance learning prepares you for the demands and opportunities ahead.

Students on this course learn to demonstrate ways of matching design and production to the needs of the market for built space. It also helps you to think strategically and respond creatively to volatile economic conditions. We offer help with professional development and career progression in a challenging and growing field.

Department

Built Environment

Duration

2 years part-time

2 years distance learning

Start month

September

UK/international fees

Fees information

What you should know about this course

  • This course is available as a two-year distance-learning master’s degree
  • It teaches you to plan and control the allocation of resources, as well as to respond to the needs and changes of the market.
  • It broadens your ability to think strategically and respond creatively in response to volatile economic conditions.
  • The course is accredited by leading professional body the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Partnership Portfolio.

What you will study

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Course information is currently unavailable for this programme. Please contact course-info@gre.ac.uk for more information.

About the course team

You will be taught by renowned experts, both professional and academic, who specialise in the field of construction, property and surveying practices. Classes are held within the world-class facilities of Stockwell Street are designed to be taught in small numbers in order to maximise contact time with tutors. Our research and consultancy work inform academics, and over 90 per cent of the lecturers that teach on our courses hold a teaching qualification.

Entry requirements

If you are

You should have a 2:2 honours degree or an equivalent qualification in a built environment discipline such as civil engineering, construction, surveying or architecture. We will consider undergraduate degrees in other disciplines on an individual basis. 

Alternatively, we will consider relevant experience with membership of an appropriate professional body.

For more information, contact courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk or 020 8331 9000.

You can also read our admissions policy.

The University of Greenwich accepts a broad range of international qualifications for admission to our courses.

For detailed information on the academic and English language requirements, please find your country in our directory.

Alternatively, please contact us:

Further information about entry

  • Suitable applicants may be invited to an interview.
  • We welcome applications from mature students.

Available to overseas students?

Yes

Can I use prior learning?

Find out more on our Recognition of Prior Learning pages.

Professional qualifications and Brexit

The UK's departure from the European Union may affect the professional recognition of your qualification.

How you will learn

Learning experience

Theory courses will be taught alongside other master's courses to encourage subject crossover and multidisciplinary views. You can attend a one-day study school twice a year but otherwise you study off-campus at your own pace.

Class sizes

The course is offered by distance learning and the intake can vary.

Independent learning

We encourage you to apply for RICS membership and to attend events and training opportunities.

Overall workload

Your overall workload is based on independent learning and you should expect to devote 10 hours of independent study for every 100 credits. Each module (except the dissertation) is worth 20 credits, so you should expect to study for 200 hours per module.

Assessment

All assessments are based on your course and project work. Each module has formal assessments, such as written essays and reports, which count towards your final grade. Some modules may include practice assessments, which allow you to receive feedback and do not count towards your final grade.

Feedback summary

We aim to give feedback on assignments within 15 working days.

Dates and timetables

The academic year runs from September to June.

Full teaching timetables are not usually available until term has started. For any queries, please call 020 8331 9000.

Fees and funding

Your time at university should be enjoyable, rewarding, and free of unnecessary stress. Planning your finances before you come to university can help to reduce financial concerns. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

For information about distance and blended learning fees please visit our fees information pages.

Fees information International fees

There is a range of financial support available to support your studies. This includes postgraduate loans, international scholarships, and options for current students and alumni to continue studying at the university.

We also provide advice and support on budgeting, money management and financial hardship.

Financial support

Other costs

If there any site visits or field trips, students may need to pay their own travel costs.

Careers and placements

What sort of careers do graduates pursue?

This course is aimed at individuals from built environment and architectural background seeking management and leadership roles within the construction, property and surveying practices industry. It also designed for mid-career professionals preparing to make the transition into the construction and property industries.

Do you provide employability services?

The School of Design has an Employability Officer for postgraduate students to consult about specific opportunities relevant to the course. They work closely with professionals in industry to ensure you are well-prepared for the workplace and have already begun to build your professional network by the time you graduate. 

The central Employability and Careers Service also provides support for students preparing to apply for placements and graduate roles, such as CV clinics, mock interviews and employability skills workshops.

Support and advice

Academic skills and study support

We want you to make the most of your time with us. You can access study skills support through your tutor, our subject librarians, and our online academic skills centre.

Where appropriate, we provide support in academic English and mathematics. If you need to use particular IT packages for a specific module, we provide training for this.

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We've got plenty of other courses for you to choose from. Browse our postgraduate taught prospectus or check our related courses below.

Construction at the University of Greenwich

Study professionally accredited degree courses in construction at our state-of-the-art Stockwell Street Building in historic Greenwich.

Visit our construction subject page.