Develop the leadership skills to land a project management role in construction

Why choose this Online MSc?

To lead a construction project, you’ll need technical skills, vision and leadership to manage the multi-organisational teams that work on a project’s lifecycle.

On this MSc Project Management for Construction, you’ll look at engineering management as a cohesive process, examining projects from initiation through to completion.

You’ll get to grips with a wide range of project management tools and techniques that are commonly used in the industry, including Building Information Modelling (BIM) processes.

By the end of the course, you’ll have gained practical experience with project management, allowing you to excel within your current role or land the next job up.

Plus, the part-time, online nature of the course means you can complete your studies anytime, anywhere, and won’t have to disrupt your current employment.

On this course, you'll:

  • Get a critical understanding of the social, economic and environmental issues commonly affecting construction problems and the savvy to address them
  • Gain experience with important project management tools, techniques and software including BIM processes, Revit and ArchiCAD
  • Familiarise yourself with laws surrounding construction, particularly construction contract law
  • Examine case studies and develop appropriate project management processes and strategies


This course is accredited by The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). 

The University of Portsmouth holds CIOB Accredited Centre Status during the period 2022-2027 and MSc Project Management for Construction is a CIOB Accredited programme (subject to conditions) during the period 2022-2027, having been judged to meet the CIOB Education Framework. Prospective members holding these qualifications have full academic exemption and once they have gained three to five years’ relevant work experience may enter CIOB membership as an applicant to progress towards Chartered Membership without the requirement for an Individual Assessment.