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Loughborough University

Construction Management

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Rank: 6 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Main Site

Website: www.lboro.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/10/01

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £25450


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6

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5

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Description

Loughborough University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

Our MSc Construction Management enjoys a great heritage, being the longest established in the UK and the second oldest in the world. Choosing Loughborough as your destination of study will mean you can draw on the wealth of experience and expertise acquired throughout the programme's long history.As construction projects become more socially and technically complex in a changing world dominated by a concern for sustainability, there has been a growing challenge to develop existing and new expertise in construction management. This programme is designed to develop your knowledge and skills in management, design, technology, sustainability, strategy and procurement, and to advance your career within the construction industry undergoing a digital transformation.Our Construction Management programme differs slightly in module selection from our other construction programmes. It shares the same set of core semester one modules but you are required to nurture a generalist outlook in semester two, selecting any two modules from a set of business-oriented modules and a further two from a set of project management-oriented modules. Therefore, this programme offers the most flexible module selection compared to our other construction programmes.The School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering aspires to be the world's leading integrated centre for built environment research and education. This uniquely holistic view of construction makes it best placed for developing graduates to meet the increasing demands of the sector.Our School is one of four Royal Academy of Engineering Centres of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design, and one of the six most highly funded EPSRC-funded groups working on built environment topics. We are also a corporate affiliate member of the Association of Project Management.We have recently invested £6 million in building expansion and development, which includes new dedicated study areas and computer resources. You will benefit from access to our excellent facilities, including our 3,000m2 laboratory and high performance computing cluster (one of the fastest in the UK).

Requirements

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a subject related to the built environment.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (6.0 in each individual element)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Loughborough University.

About this university

International students

Loughborough is home to students from over 130 countries around the world and the international student body normally numbers some 2,500. There are various resources available for those from outside the UK to help them prepare for their time at the university and make the most of it. these includes practical elements such as visa information and booking the free coach service from Heathrow airport as well as induction and welcome sessions. There is also plenty of information available to help adjust to life in the UK and making the most of your studies. There is a specialist International Student Support team on hand at the Student Support Centre to deal with a range of issues particular to international students as well religious facilities areas for all backgrounds and faiths. The Student Union building is found to the north-east end of the campus and is responsible for a range of clubs and societies. It also has five rooms, each with their own themes and has been awarded an International Experience Award for its quality. The students are represented by the Union Council and there are also academic support services on offer. There are 56 sports clubs and a Societies Federation numbering some 80 societies. These include those working from the media centre where the TV station, radio and student magazine operate from. There are also around 45 different projects involving the students working with elderly, special needs, homeless people or the environment. The fundraising organisation raises some £1 million a year for national and international charities.

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