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Project and Enterprise Management MSc

The programme 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

Please note:

For full-time study, this programme will now close for entry on 3 August 2020. Unfortunately, we are not able to accept applications for full-time study after this date as we anticipate that the programme is now full.

Programme starts

September 2020

Modes and duration

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

Full-time students study for 37.5 hours per week during term time. Typically, lectures and seminars occur on two days per week. Part-time and flexible mode students normally attend half this amount.

Application dates

Full-time
Open: 1 November 2019
Close: 3 August 2020
Flexible/Modular
Close: 31 August 2020
Notification
Please note: For full-time study, this programme will now close for entry on 3 August 2020. Unfortunately, we are not able to accept applications for full-time study after this date as we anticipate that the programme is now full.
Please see the Bartlett website for more information about admissions to this programme.

Tuition fees (2020/21)

UK/EU:
£17,590 (FT)
£8,840 (PT)
Overseas:
£28,930 (FT)
£14,320 (PT)


Note on fees: The tuition fees shown are for the year indicated above. Fees for subsequent years may increase or otherwise vary. Further information on fee status, fee increases and the fee schedule can be viewed on the UCL Students website. Fees for flexible, modular study are charged pro-rata to the appropriate full-time Master's fee taken in an academic session.

Fee deposit: Fee deposits for this programme are as follows: UK/EU full time students £2,000; UK/EU part time students £1,000.

Accreditation:

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is the world's leading professional body for qualifications and standards in land, property, infrastructure and construction.

Location: London, Bloomsbury

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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About this degree

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 compulsory modules (60 credits), four optional modules (60 credits) and a dissertation (60 credits). 

Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MSc in Project and Enterprise Management.

Please note that the list of modules given here is indicative. This information is published a long time in advance of enrolment and module content and availability is subject to change.

Compulsory modules

  • Project Management (15 credits)
  • Owner-Based Management of Projects (15 credits)
  • Principles of Enterprise Management (15 credits)
  • Projects, Economics and Behaviour (15 credits)

Optional modules

A student must choose at least two modules from the project-based optional modules, and at least one module from the enterprise-based optional modules. A student's fourth module can come from any of the three (project-based, enterprise based or economics-based) sets of modules.

Optional module choices will include:

  • Managing the Enterprise-Project Relationship
  • Procurement of Construction, Engineering and Professional Services
  • Organisations and People in Projects
  • Managing Construction
  • Environmental Sustainability in the Construction Sector
  • Supply Chain Management
  • The Management of Large Projects and Programmes
  • Social Networks in Project and Enterprise Organisations
  • Integrating Project Information Systems with Building Information Modelling
  • The Management of Innovation
  • Contractual Claims and Dispute Resolution
  • Project Bookends, Transition and Activation
  • Managing Professional Practice in Construction
  • Enterprise Management: Relationships Between Firms
  • Capturing and Delivering Value
  • The Construction Firm
  • Marketing and Project Business Development
  • Managing Change in Organisations
  • Construction Booms and Slumps
  • Value Management and the Management of Value

Dissertation/report

All students submit a 10,000-word dissertation (60 credits) 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 and tutorials. Visiting speakers are invited to contribute to modules. Assessment is through assigments, examinations and the dissertation.

Additional costs

If you are concerned by potential additional costs for books, equipment, etc. on this programme, please get in touch with the Programme Administrator, Mrs Maria Vaughan, by e-mailing maria.vaughan@ucl.ac.uk or telephoning +44 (0)20 3108 7533.

For more information on additional costs for prospective students please go to our estimated cost of essential expenditure at Accommodation and living costs.

Accessibility

Details of the accessibility of UCL buildings can be obtained from AccessAble. Further information can also be obtained from the UCL Student Support & Wellbeing team.

Funding

UCL offers a range of financial awards aimed at assisting both prospective and current students with their studies.

Any additional funding available from the Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management and the Built Environment Faculty Office are advertised on the respective websites.

Scholarships relevant to this department are displayed below.

Brown Family Bursary

Note:
This scheme is now closed for 2020/21
Value:
£15,000 (1 year)
Eligibility:
UK
Criteria:
Based on both academic merit and financial need

For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit 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.

Employability

A comprehensive and stimulating programme, delivered by leading academics and with RICS accreditation, this MSc also offers each student the opportunity to tailor their study to those areas which are of most interest, by choosing 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 events and presentations attended by professionals from industry/organisations. UCL Careers also offers a regular programme of careers fairs and practical sessions on careers advice.

Why study this degree at UCL?

The MSc programme prepares you for a dynamic career within some of the world's most successful organisations.

The Bartlett is the UK's largest multidisciplinary 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.

Accreditation:

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is the world's leading professional body for qualifications and standards in land, property, infrastructure and construction.

Department: Bartlett School of Construction & Project Management

Application and next steps

Applications

Please note that for this programme, applications are considered in a number of different rounds, and so there are a series of deadlines. Please see the Bartlett website for more information.

There is an application processing fee for this programme of £150 for both online and paper applications. Further information can be found at: www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/taught/application.

Who can apply?

The programme is particularly appropriate for students with backgrounds in design, construction, management, 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

Full-time
3 August 2020
Flexible/Modular
31 August 2020

Please see the Bartlett website for more information about admissions to this programme.

For this programme, applications are considered in a number of different rounds. Please see here for important information on application deadlines.


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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