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Master of Science (M.Sc.) Post Graduate Diploma (PG. Dip.

Construction and Project Management


School of Planning Architecture & Civil Engineering

Duration:
MSc: 1 year Full-time or 2-3 years Part-time P.G. Diploma: 9 months Full-time or 18-24 months Part-time

Current Accreditation:
Institutions of Civil, Structural, Highways & Transportation Engineers (Joint Board of Moderators)

Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)


Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)

Entry Requirements:
M.Sc.: Minimum entry requirement is a 2.2 UK honors-equivalent first degree in a relevant Science, Engineering, Management or Social Science discipline IELTS International English Language Testing System - 6.5 [minimum of 5.5 in all four elements of the test]

Modules Offered:
Semester One
Construction Law 1: Contract Law, Tort & Evidence Procurement & Contract Administration Project Management Project Planning & Control Research Methods for Managers

Semester Two
Construction Law 2: Dispute Resolution Design Management Facility Management & Maintenance Strategic Management & International Construction Construction Economics & Finance

Summer
Individual Research Project {June-Sept.} - Dissertation

Mode of Delivery
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

1p.m. 3p.m. 3p.m. 5p.m.

Mod. 1 Mod. 2

Mod. 4 Break Mod. 5

5.30p.m. 7.30p.m. Mod. 3

Full-time: 5 modules in 2 days for 2 Semesters = 10 modules in 1 year

Part-time: 2 or 3 modules per semester = half a day release per week from employer for 4 semesters = 2 years
Dissertation: Strongly encouraged that the research project should be carried out in collaboration with your current employer (part-time students)

Assessment:
Coursework & unseen examinations

Assessment is carried out in January and May


Written dissertation/thesis

Career Opportunities:
Project Manager Contract Manager Design Manager Project Architect Project Engineer Procurement Manager

Design Firms
Construction Companies Project Management Consultants Real Estate Firms Government Agencies

International Fieldtrip to Toronto


10 days in March/April Visited Canadas top contractors Job prospects and great experience

Course Fees

International Postgraduate Students 2010/2011

Full-time 2011/12: 14,460 for 1 year

Studying at Queens
Member of the Russell Group - representing the 20 leading research-intensive UK institutions Global outlook and recognition Civil Engineering ranked number 8 in the UK State of the art new library Top-class sporting opportunities Over 150 clubs and societies
School of Planning, Architecture & Civil Engineering Facilities

Reputation

60 academic staff + support staff student body in excess of 1,400

Studying at Queens
Living in Belfast

One of the lowest costs of living in the UK Vibrant University area in the heart of the city

Thank You
Questions please j.spillane@qub.ac.uk