University of Reading
Key Course Facts
You will gain insights into how the construction sector operates in the developed and developing world, and learn how to run a construction company and manage projects, reinforced by site visits and industry speakers. Study topics such as the business of construction, new technology, international construction, and contract law.
This programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
 Programme accredited at the time of publication; accreditation is reviewed periodically. Successful completion of this programme satisfies the academic requirements for membership of CIOB and RICS.
For more information, please visit the programme page: https://www.reading.ac.uk/ready-to-study/study/Subject-area/construction-management-and-engineering-pg/msc-construction-management
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Foundation / Pathway Courses
- Graduate Degrees Arts and Humanities/Economic and Social Science Subjects
- Graduate Degrees Science/Life Science Subjects
- Undergraduate Degrees Arts and Humanities/Economic and Social Science Subjects
- Undergraduate Degrees Science/Life Science Subjects
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Construction Management, MSc, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent). Entry requirements: Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (good second class or above) or equivalent from a university outside the UK. If you have other qualifications and a number of years’ relevant work experience, you are welcome to apply.
Tuition Fees Construction Management MSc
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|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|
|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.
Positions of University of Reading in top UK and global rankings.
About University of Reading
The University of Reading is a publicly funded university in Reading, Berkshire, England. Reading has four major campuses; London Road and Whiteknights campus which are located in Reading itself, with Greenlands campus being found on the banks of the River Thames. The fourth campus is known as Iskandar Puteri, in Malaysia.
Student composition of University of Reading
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Construction Management MSc||City University London||-||-||-||£12480||£19770||-||London||On campus Full-time|
|Construction Project Management MSc||University of Greenwich||-||-||-||£8750||£14500||-||London||On campus Part-time|
|Structural Design and Construction Management MSc||Kingston University||-||-||-||£5291||£8470||-||Kingston upon Thames||On campus Part-time|
|Construction Project Management MSc||The University of Manchester||-||-||-||£14500||£28000||-||Manchester||On campus Full-time|
|Construction Management and International Development MSc||University of Reading||-||-||-||£8840||£19715||-||Reading||On campus Part-time|
|Construction Management and Economics MSc||University of Greenwich||-||-||-||£8750||£14500||-||London||On campus Full-time|
|Construction Management MSc||University of Reading||-||-||-||£8840||£19715||-||Reading||On campus Part-time|
|Construction Management MSc||Loughborough University of Technology||-||-||-||£11900||£26500||-||Loughborough||On campus Full-time|
|Construction Project Management MSc||University of Westminster||-||-||-||£10500||£14000||-||London||On campus Full-time|
|Construction Project Management MSc||Loughborough University of Technology||-||-||-||£11900||£26500||-||Loughborough||On campus Full-time|