Construction and Project Management MPhil/PhD
- Economics of the built environment: the future of public finance initatives/public private partnerships and the microeconomics of construction
- Infrastructure: operational performance of social infrastructure, inter-infrastructure public domain performance data analytic comparisons, the role of interdependencies between infrastructure systems
- Management of projects: the ‘front-end’ of projects across various project sectors, but with emphasis on industrial projects (e.g. oil and gas, mining)
- Project-based enterprises: relational contracting; marketing in the 21st-century built environment and the role of social networks in complex supply chains.
A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. A Master’s degree or equivalent is desirable.
English level expected: Standard
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- UK/EU Full-time: £4,500
- UK/EU Part-time: £2,250
- Overseas Full-time: £16,200
- Overseas Part-time: £8,250
Graduated PhD students from the school have secured jobs in both major and specialist consultancies as well as academic positions in leading universities both in the UK and overseas.
Top career destinations for this programme
- Beijing University of Technology, Lecturer, 2009
- ICT Partnership, Director, 2010
- GIT Equation, Lighting Designer, 2011
- UCL Energy Institute, Research Associate, 2011
- UCL, Evaluation Officer, 2011
Each programme has its own individual focus of study whilst retaining themes common to the school, such as management, economics, strategy and marketing. Recent students have gone on to establish successful careers in roles such as project management, marketing associates, real estate developers and project engineers. Some students have used the MSc as a foundation for MPhil/PhD research.
Over the course of the academic year students are invited to take part in a programme of careers events organised specifically for the school. These include presentations from industry professionals and other external organisations as well as an Annual Alumni Networking Event which offers students the oppotunity to network with past students as well as current industry professionals. A programme of seminar presentations from invited academics and professionals takes place during the year to which all students are invited.
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Degree: Planning Studies PhD
Subject: Planning, Faculty: Built Environment
"The city of London has become an essential part of my research and it very much serves as a generative classroom for my studies. I have found London to be a wonderful city for extending networks and undertaking independent research and instructional positions outside of UCL."
Subject: Architecture, Faculty: Built Environment