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Project and Enterprise Management MSc

This MSc aims to equip students with an advanced understanding of management thinking relating to the management of enterprises and projects, particularly with regard to the roles that enterprises play in construction; and to give students a sound appreciation of the way projects should best be defined, developed, and delivered.

Key Information

Modes and duration

  • Full-time: 1 year
  • Part-time: 2 years
  • Flexible: 3-5 years

Tuition Fees (2015/16)

UK/EU:
£11,125 (FT)
Overseas:
£20,140 (FT)

Application deadlines

All applicants:
1 June 2015
Optional qualifications: This degree is also available as a PG Diploma with fees set accordingly.
Fees note: Part-time fees are available on request from the department. Fees for flexible, modular study are charged pro-rata to the appropriate full-time Master's fee taken in an academic session. The tuition fee schedule for 2015/16 entry can be viewed on the UCL Current Students website.

Entry Requirements

The normal minimum qualifications are a lower second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

English Language Requirements

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Standard

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

International students

Country-specific information, including details of when UCL representatives are visiting your part of the world, can be obtained from the International Students website.

International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country by selecting from the list below.

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Degree Information

The programme teaches concepts, tools and techniques employed in managing projects from their earliest stages through to operations and maintenance. Projects will primarily be in construction (building, civil engineering, process engineering), but there will also be reference to other projects, including aerospace, automotives, electronics, organisational change, pharmaceuticals, software and IT.

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.

The programme consists of four core modules (60 credits), four optional modules (60 credits) and a dissertation (60 credits).

A Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits, full-time nine months) is offered.

Core Modules

  • Project Management
  • Owner-Based Management of Projects
  • Principles of Enterprise Management
  • Projects, Economics, Sectors and Behaviour

Options

  • Choose four from the following (restrictions apply):
  • Capturing and Delivering Value
  • Construction Booms and Slumps
  • Construction Clients and the Market for Contracts
  • Construction Industry Development
  • Economics of Appraisal of Construction Projects: Leading Issues
  • Enterprise Management: Relationships between Firms
  • Environmental Sustainability in the Construction Sector
  • Integrating Project Information Systems with Building Information Modelling
  • Managing Change in Organisations
  • Managing Construction
  • Managing Professional Practice
  • Managing the Enterprise-Project Relationship
  • Marketing and Project Business Development
  • Organisations and People in Projects
  • Social Networks in Project and Enterprise Organisations
  • Supply Chain Management: Principles and Case Studies
  • Technology and Design
  • The Construction Firm: Contractors and Sub-Contractors
  • The Economics of Speculative Construction Development

Dissertation/report

All MSc students submit a 10,000-word report on a topic related to the main themes of the programme. The topic can be chosen to enhance career development or for its inherent interest.

Teaching and Learning

The programme is delivered through a combination of formal and interactive lectures, small-group seminars, tutorials, workshops, visiting speakers and site visits. Assessment is through coursework, essays, written papers and examinations, and the built environment dissertation.

Further information on modules and degree structure available on the department web site Project and Enterprise Management MSc

Funding

Scholarships relevant to this department are displayed below. For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website.

Bartlett Masters Scholarship

Value:
£5,000 (1 year)
Eligibility:
UK, EU, Overseas students
Criteria:
Based on financial needs

Brown Family Bursary

Value:
£15,000 (1 year)
Eligibility:
UK students
Criteria:
Based on both academic merit and financial needs

GREAT-UCL India Scholarship

Value:
£5,000(1 year)
Eligibility:
Overseas students
Criteria:
Based on academic merit

More scholarships are listed on the Scholarships and Funding website

Careers

Graduate career options are varied. Students are expected to go on to work in many related areas: public sector infrastructure client organisations, construction, engineering and design enterprises, professional consultants and commercial research organisations, and client enterprises with significant project portfolios such as large manufacturing, transport, financial, electrical, gas, water, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, defence enterprises as well as government departments and agencies. A number of students use the MSc as a foundation for MPhil/PhD research.

Top career destinations for this degree

  • Project Manager, Network Rail (2010)
  • , Transport for London (2013)
  • Project Co-ordinator, Endpoint Ltd (2010)
  • Project Manager, Noce Limited (2011)
  • Project Manager, Davis Langdon (2011)

Employability

A comprehensive and stimulating programme, delivered by leading academics and with RICS accreditation, this MSc also offers each student the opportunity to taior their study to those areas which are of most interest, through the ability to choose from a wide range of optional modules. In addition, there is a strong focus on student career progression. Each year the School hosts a series of networking events and presentations attended by professionals from industry/organisations and UCL Careers Service also offers a regular programme of careers fairs and practical sessions on careers advice.

Why study this degree at UCL?

UCL is one of the best universities in the world and is located in the heart of London.

The UCL Bartlett is the UK's largest multi-disciplinary Faculty of the Built Environment with an excellent global reputation for both research and teaching across the many areas that comprise the built environment. The programme is taught by academics with current research and publications, experienced practitioners and guest speakers from industry.

The MSc programme is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors for entry to their Project Management Faculty and prepares you for a dynamic career within the world's most successful organisations.

Student / staff ratios › 31 staff › 250 taught students › 20 research students

Department: Bartlett School of Construction & Project Management

Degree reviews

Student review

"UCL is a top university. I've enjoyed the journey so far by meeting exceptional people, enjoying the London lifestyle that is second to none, and the teaching and learning experience itself is so remarkable that I am tempted to come back for another degree. What is promising is that UCL continues to raise the bar for challenging education and I look forward to be a part of it in the future."

Hassan Jaffar

Subject: Project and Enterprise Management MSc

Application and next steps

Applications

Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines.

Who can apply?

The programme is particularly appropriate for students with backgrounds in design, construction, finance, legal and other associated disciplines who wish to gain current knowledge in the management of projects and enterprises. However, those with other forms of industrial or government experience may also find the programme suited to their needs.

Application deadlines

All applicants
2015-06-01

For more information see our Applications page.

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What are we looking for?

When we assess your application we expect to be able to learn:
  • why you want to study Project and Enterprise Management at graduate level
  • why you want to study Project and Enterprise Management at UCL
  • what particularly attracts you to the chosen programme
  • how your academic and professional background meets the demands of this challenging programme
  • where you would like to go professionally with your degree.
Together with essential academic requirements, the personal statement is your opportunity to illustrate whether your reasons for applying to this programme match what the programme will deliver.

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