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MSc Construction Project Management

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Develop your own individual management approach and gain key skills for a rewarding career in the construction or property sectors with our Chartered Institute of Building accredited Masters degree in Chelmsford.

Meet your course leader

Dr Joseph Kwame Ofori-Kuragu is a Senior Lecturer, teaching on a range of construction project management courses.

Already have an ARU degree? You may be eligible for our Alumni Scholarship for students starting postgraduate courses.

If you have a degree in the built environment or already work in the construction industry, our MSc Construction Project Management will help you progress your career.

Work alongside professionals and industry experts as you gain the skills and knowledge you need for a variety of management roles in construction and the wider property sector.

Our Masters degree is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, so you can be confident your studies will equip you to meet the current needs of the industry.

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Outstanding student support

As a postgraduate student at ARU you’ll benefit from:

  • award-wining learning facilities
  • expert staff who will guide your research interests and career development
  • full use of our IT and library facilities, with library resources accessible 24/7 online
  • support, should you need it, with study skills, careers advice, health and wellbeing, and more.


The Chartered Institute of Building

Our MSc Construction Project Management degree is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building, the professional body which represents construction leaders and managers worldwide. Students on this programme who are not members of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) already, can join the Institute as Student Members of CIOB.

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Our course in Chelmsford is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), so you can be confident your studies will equip you to meet the current needs of the industry.


Our MSc Construction Project Management will prepare you for a wide range of management and project roles in the construction and property industries.

Career opportunities for graduates include working as construction project managers for either construction clients or contractors or in consultancy, working as bid managers, design managers, safety managers, project sustainability consultants, and innovation consultants. There are also opportunities for graduates in project risk management, project procurement, and project supply chain management.

While you’re studying here and after you graduate, you can access support through our dedicated Employability Service.

Graduation doesn’t have to be the end of your time with us. You could choose to continue your academic career with a research programme at ARU, such as our PhD Engineering and the Built Environment or Professional Doctorate in Science and Engineering. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and save £400 on your fees.

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