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International/EU: £16,385 or £17,885 (with work experience) for the course
- Gain key managerial skills for a range of construction project management roles.
- Learn to plan, programme, procure, develop and manage construction projects, both logistically and contractually.
- Understand industry dynamics and fundamental economic principles, critical thinking and analysis.
- Develop the knowledge you’ll need to manage the context surrounding projects of all sizes.
This is a fast-track conversion course for first-degree holders from unrelated disciplines, and existing practitioners, who want to become Chartered Surveyors through the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).
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How you learn
All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.
You’ll benefit from a range of 'experiential' teaching, learning and reflective assessment techniques. The course has a hands-on focus – you’ll work frequently with other students on the Construction Project Management course and in the wider built environment disciplines.
You learn through
- lectures and seminars
- tutorials and dialogue
- site visits
- visiting speakers
- experiential learning and roleplay
Course leaders and tutors
Ron MiddletonCourse Leader for MSc Construction Project Management
Senior Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University
You’ll have the chance to work on an international project – experiencing the project management of a real site and the challenges associated with working on a live project for a client. You’ll work with local practitioners and other experts, gaining insights from the professionals working in that location.
You’ll complete intensive study weeks which allow you to work on complex, professional briefs with other students – further building your professional experience.
Previously the international project has taken place in Canada, with assistance from international firms. You may also have the opportunity to study and work abroad and gain hands-on experience of the education environment – with the possibility of Erasmus funding being available to support costs for overseas study.
Our course content meets Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) requirements and also reflects our long-standing relationships with placement and graduate employers in the sector.
This course prepares you for a career in
- construction project management
- site management
- business management
- the infrastructure sector
There are many employment opportunities for construction project managers with regional, national and international construction and civil engineering contractors.
After completing the course, you’ll be able to proceed to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ Assessment of Professional Competence or the Chartered Institute of Building's professional development programme.
This course is accredited by the The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Student success story
‘It was a really easy decision for me to stay on at Hallam, after the positive experience I had at undergrad. My main focus was on the management side of things, which has taught me to be more efficient in my work.’
David Ajala, MSc Construction Project Management
Where will I study?
You study at City Campus through a structured mix of lectures, seminars and practical sessions as well as access to digital and online resources to support your learning.
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.
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Equipment and facilities
On this course you work with
- Microsoft Office suite such as Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Visio and Project
- other specialist packages used for construction
Minimum 2:2 degree or equivalent in any discipline.
We welcome applications from candidates who may not meet the exact academic entry requirements but have significant relevant experience, on application you will be referred to our course leader, who will evaluate your experience, this may involve an informal conversation either in person or by other media.
If English is not your first language you typically need an IELTS 6.0 overall score with a minimum of 5.5 in all other skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.
Additional information for EU/International students
If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page.
For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.
Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course.
|Module: Applied Construction Production Management||Credits: 30||
|Module: Applied International Project||Credits: 15||
|Module: Applied Research Methods And Dissertation||Credits: 45||
|Module: Construction Law & Professional Context||Credits: 15||
|Module: Economics And The Built Environment||Credits: 15||
|Module: Health And Safety Management||Credits: 15||
|Module: Project Planning And Contractual Issues||Credits: 30||
|Module: Sustainable Building Technology||Credits: 15||
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time study in 2023/24 is £9,910 for the course without work experience placement or £11,410 with work experience placement. The tuition fee displayed above is for the full course. If the full course is more than one year in duration, the fee will be divided into annual payments which will then be rounded. This may mean the total fee you pay is slightly higher than the fee stated above. If you take a break in study or have to re-take part of the course, you may also be charged an additional fee and will be notified of this at the time.
† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.
Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2023/24 is £16,385 for the course without work experience placement or £17,885 with work experience placement. The tuition fee displayed above is for the full course. If the full course is more than one year in duration, the fee will be divided into annual payments which will then be rounded. This may mean the total fee you pay is slightly higher than the fee stated above. If you take a break in study or have to re-take part of the course, you may also be charged an additional fee and will be notified of this at the time.
Non-repayable grant of £3,000 per year for three years
Offering four scholarships for undergraduate students joining the department in September 2020 on an eligible course.
Postgraduate student loans
Up to £11,222 available for Home students on most masters courses.
Additional course costs
This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.Additional costs for Construction, real estate and surveying courses (PDF, 213KB)
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