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Project Management for Construction

With a focus on the project management of capital projects, this study programme provides a wide appreciation of the construction development process. It considers the perspectives of the client, designers and funders, as well as that of the constructor.

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Project Management for Construction

Why study Project Management for Construction at UCL?

This programme has a strong vocational focus and industrial relevance. Collectively, the teaching staff have extensive industrial experience and teaching is supported by specialists from industry. London is an international centre for construction and therefore provides excellent opportunities for access to both building projects and construction organisations.

What you will gain from study at UCL

The programme allows students to gain a detailed understanding of the operation of the construction industry in the UK and of the roles and responsibilities of each project participant. Students will become familiar with project management methodologies and techniques.

Teaching and assessment

The wide range of subjects studied involves a variety of teaching and assessment methods; these include formal lectures, tutorials, field trips and group project work. Increasingly, students are required to give presentations of their work.

Modules in Project Management for Construction

Please note that this guide lists a range of popular modules offered in 2018/19 as a representative sample. It is not exhaustive, and since the guide is published ahead of time, module options may have changed, been deleted or replaced. If you have very specific study needs or require confirmation of module availability for 2019/20, you are strongly advised to get in touch with the relevant Affiliate contact, listed on this subject page, before making an application.

Level 1 (FHEQ 4) modules

Module code Title US credits ECTS credits CU credits
BCPM0058 Economics 4 (US) 7.5 (ECTS) 15 (FHEQ)
BCPM0059 Computing for the Built Environment 4 (US) 7.5 (ECTS) 15 (FHEQ)
BCPM0060 Introduction to the Built Environment 4 (US) 7.5 (ECTS) 15 (FHEQ)
BCPM0061 Introduction to Law 4 (US) 7.5 (ECTS) 15 (FHEQ)
BCPM0062 Materials: Their Use and Structural Function 4 (US) 7.5 (ECTS) 15 (FHEQ)
BCPM0063 The Construction Industry and its Management 4 (US) 7.5 (ECTS) 15 (FHEQ)
BCPM0064 An Introduction to Management 4 (US) 7.5 (ECTS) 15 (FHEQ)

Level 2 (FHEQ 5) modules

Module code Title US credits ECTS credits CU credits
BCPM0065 Building Services Engineering I 4 (US) 7.5 (ECTS) 15 (FHEQ)
BCPM0066 Project Management I 4 (US) 7.5 (ECTS) 15 (FHEQ)
BCPM0067 Technology Studies 4 (US) 7.5 (ECTS) 15 (FHEQ)
BCPM0069 Building for a Sustainable Future 4 (US) 7.5 (ECTS) 15 (FHEQ)
BCPM0070 Management I 4 (US) 7.5 (ECTS) 15 (FHEQ)
BCPM0072 Contract Administration and Law 1 4 (US) 7.5 (ECTS) 15 (FHEQ)
ENVS0068 Economics II 4 (US) 7.5 (ECTS) 15 (FHEQ)

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Katerina Taka
+44 (0)20 3108 3217
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