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Loughborough University

Construction Management MSc

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Loughborough University
En Loughborough (England)

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Tipología Master
Lugar Loughborough (England)
Inicio 15/09/2019
  • Master
  • Loughborough (England)
  • Inicio:
    15/09/2019
Descripción

Professionals in construction management are at the heart of the delivery phase of buildings and infrastructure in every economy, and play an essential part in the realisation of the physical development aspiration of clients.

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¿Qué objetivos tiene esta formación?

Your personal and professional development
Our School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering is committed to helping you develop the skills and attributes you need to progress successfully in your chosen career.
Future career prospects
Our graduates are sought after by a wide range of companies including:
Arup
Atkins
Bauer Technologies
Carillion plc
Eurovia Group
Kier Group
Morgan Sindall
Skanska
Vinci Construction
Many of these organisations engage with the University in both collaborative research and in delivering lectures on our programmes. This provides an ideal opportunity for you to engage in discussions about employment opportunities.
Your personal development
On successful completion of this programme, you should be able to:
Communicate effectively using a variety of media
Collate and critically review data and present findings
Work effectively as a team member to achieve goals
Participate in interactive sessions
Interact and liaise effectively with staff, colleagues and industrial contacts
Effectively manage own time within a team environment

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comienzo Ubicación
15 sep 2019
Loughborough
Loughborough University, LE11 3TU, Leicestershire, England
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comienzo 15 sep 2019
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Loughborough
Loughborough University, LE11 3TU, Leicestershire, England
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11/12/2018
Lo mejor: This university is literally best suited for everyone out there for it has got the best lifestyle in and around it. Great places to be in day and night as well. Starbucks, The co op, food court and many more. This university is high on recomendation.
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25/02/2018
Lo mejor: Loughborough can cater with everything you wish for in a campus. Right from excelling in academics to hundreds of extra curricular activities. Spent 4 years at the university and loved it every second . The experience and opportunities gained at the university helped me find a job apart from my academics.
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Lo mejor: The fresher's this year was amazing, with good facilities. Lectures are fantastic and feedbacks are attended quickly. Its a good university to be at.
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Curso realizado: Abril 2018
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Strategic Management
Management
Risk
Leadership
IT Project Management
IT
Design
Construction
Construction Management
Built Environment
3d training
3D
Global
Project
Engineering
Accredited
Project Management
IT risk
Team Training
Communication Training
IT Management
Construction Training

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What you'll study

The modules on our Construction Management MSc programme are designed to deliver a high quality educational experience that develops and sustains your knowledge, skills and aspirations in the further advancement of your career within the construction industry.

Modules

Our Construction Management MSc course covers a wide range of topics; to give you a taster we have expanded on some of the core modules affiliated with this programme and the specific assessment methods associated with each module.

  • Compulsory
  • Optional

ICT for Construction Projects

ICT for Construction Projects

This module provides students with the fundamentals of information and communication technologies in construction and their operation within construction organisations and projects. It covers Project information flows, e-business, database technologies, emerging technologies, building information modelling technologies, groupware and collaborative systems.

Research and Communication

Research and Communication

This module are provides the student with an overview of sources of information in construction. It explains how to conduct a literature review and introduce students to the principal methods of investigation in construction research; and provide an opportunity for each student to develop professional and academic skills in oral and written communication.

Principles of Design and Construction

Principles of Design and Construction

This module provides students with the fundamental principles of managing a project during the design and construction phases. It covers principles of design management, construction technology, estimating, planning, and health and safety.

Principles of Project Management

Principles of Project Management

The aim of this module is to provide students with an understanding of construction project management principles and techniques. It includes material on Project Management Principles; Project Quality and Improvement; Construction Mega Projects; Understanding Project Failure; Investment Appraisal; Sensitivity and Risk Analysis; Corporate and Project Finance; Entrepreneurship, Motivation, Incentives, Behaviour and Leadership.

Postgraduate Research Project

Postgraduate Research Project

This module is provides the student with experience of the process and methodology of research by defining and studying (on an individual basis) a complex problem in a specialised area relating to their degree. Each student (supervised by an academic who is an expert in the field) writes a dissertation worth 60-credits.

Design Management

Design Management

The aim of this module is to develop students' understanding of the principles of design management and techniques for cost and value management. It covers topics such as: Managing the design team; Value management; Briefing; Roles and workings of Conceptual, Schematic and Detail design phases; Process protocol; Process mapping techniques; Dependence structure matrix; Design economics.

Sustainability in the Built Environment

Sustainability in the Built Environment

This module enables students to understand the principles and practice of sustainability issues as they relate to the built environment and its many stakeholders. It allows students to appreciate the application of a building sustainability assessment scheme, and specifically work towards becoming a BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) Accredited Graduate.

Management of Construction Processes

Management of Construction Processes

This module develops students' knowledge of cutting edge contemporary management concepts and innovations and how these contribute to successful construction projects. It covers Site strategy, risk management, innovation, building process, off-site production, and logistics.

Federated 3D Building Information Modelling (BIM)

Federated 3D Building Information Modelling (BIM)

The creation, deployment and use of aggregated and integrated (Level 2 and 3) models are key goals of collaboration through BIM. This module aims to deliver hands-on practical skills on the use of BIM technologies (i.e. design software and collaboration tools) for real-time collaboration of federated/aggregated 3D BIM models. The theories of group working; workspace awareness and shared situational awareness within design teams/processes will be explored.

Strategic Management in Construction

Strategic Management in Construction

The aim of this module is to introduce the student to the fundamental concepts of strategic management and the tools for formulating and implementing strategies within the construction sector. This module will provide an introduction to Strategic Management within a construction context. This will involve the development of organisational plans, an Introduction to Strategic Management Concepts, Strategy Formation and Implementation, External and Internal Environment Analysis, Financial Strategies, Decision and Analytical Tools, Corporate Strategic Events, Strategic Risk Management, Leadership and Decision-making (The role of team charters and framework agreements), Corporate Social Responsibility, Case Analysis of Corporate Strategy.

People and Teams

People and Teams

This module introduces students to the range of techniques and strategies for managing people and teams within the context of the construction sector, and enables students to apply this knowledge within individual and team-based exercises. Topics covered include: Challenges of managing people in construction; overview of organization and management theory; introduction to organizational behaviour (individuals and teams); motivation; leadership styles and skills; teamwork and team development; Human Recourse Management theory; strategic HRM approaches; conflict management; culture and ethics.

Procurement and Contract Procedure

Procurement and Contract Procedure

The aims of this module are for the student to be introduced to and provided with an in-depth knowledge of current and emerging practices of the Quantity Surveyor in the following areas: (1) fulfilling client needs and ensuring that project criteria are satisfactorily achieved; (2) ensuring the validity of contract documentation; (3) management of the final account.