Kingston University
Management in Construction MSc
Kingston University

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Reasons to choose Kingston – This course is ideal for graduate construction managers, civil/structural engineers and surveyors looking to start a career in construction management. – You will study industry techniques and advanced construction project management, developing your professional, analytical and managerial skills. – This MSc meets the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) if you already have an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) degree.

About this course This course provides a strategic overview of construction management issues, as well as a deep and broad knowledge of advanced project management techniques. You will gain an extensive knowledge of legal and contractual systems relevant to the construction industry, as well as how design and construction work is priced and how these prices are used to control costs within a firm. You will also focus on the systems used to control the quality and safety measures on a project and how to manage and build relationships between contributing parties working on a project. Through a research thesis, you will be able to choose an area of specialisation.

Example modules – Management of Project Risk, Quality and Safety – Estimating, Tendering and Procurement – Legal Obligations and Conditions of Contract

Career opportunities You will graduate prepared for roles such as construction manager, housing contracts manager, quality surveyor and transport consultant, in both the private and public sector.

Assessment is through coursework, exams and practical work as well as through a research thesis.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All other courses
    • 6.0
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Management in Construction, MSc, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Candidates with non-standard qualifications but with relevant experience are welcome to apply.


Tuition Fees Management in Construction MSc

EU £8470 year 1
England UK £5291 year 1
Northern Ireland £5291 year 1
Scotland £5291 year 1
Wales £5291 year 1
International £8470 year 1

Additional fee information

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Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About Kingston University

Founded in 1899, Kingston University is located in the suburban town of Kingston upon Thames, London. The university’s four campuses can be found in and around the town centre, with a free shuttle bus helping students to get there. This university offers what they call Flexi-stay accommodation, which allows students to book rooms in their residence halls for periods in which they expect to be studying exceptionally hard.

Student composition of Kingston University

Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
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Penrhyn Road Campus
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