Study the MSc International Project Management at GCU

"I found the course material to be relevant and up to date, expanding on what I’d seen in industry, and providing the theory on what I was already using in practice."

Andrew Bates, Project Manager Gardiner & Theobald

    A proven track record for ambitious professionals

The MSc International Project Management programme began in 2005 to address the need for project management professional in managing increasingly complex projects.

The School of Engineering and Built Environment at Glasgow Caledonian is the largest of its kind in Scotland and regularly produces more construction and surveying graduates than any other university in the UK.

It is ranked in the top 20 UK universities for research in the Architecture and the Built Environment subject area and is highly regarded in Scotland for its innovative teaching and learning methods. It has extensive links with the construction industry which it supports through consultancy, knowledge exchange and a flow of highly employable graduates.

    An outstanding course structure

Developed by leading UK academics, this course is aimed at delivering the range of professional project management skills laid down by Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Major multinational and overseas projects require professionals with multi-faceted skills who can operate in a variety of cultural and socio-economic settings around the world. This one year course provides a wealth of skills development in the areas of integration and scope management, corporate social responsibility, time and cost management, and international project finance.

Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), it is highly relevant for those wishing to pursue a career in construction project management internationally.

Trimester A

Core modules: Construction Economics & Procurement; Construction Management; and Development & Project Economics.

Trimester B

Core modules: International Construction Project Finance; Risk & Value Management; and Project Management.

Elective modules (one in trimester A and one in trimester B):

Management of Safety, Health & Environmental Project Risks; Construction Contracts & Disputes; Construction Financial Management; and Strategic Management in Construction & Property

    Outstanding career prospects in Project Management

The professional project manager must deliver projects on schedule, on budget, to scope and with the right quality. This MSc develops the multi-faceted skill set needed to manage international projects in the oil and gas industry successfully.

The course allows students to widen their opportunities within the employment market, as Masters graduates are more likely to attract the higher end of graduate starting salaries.

The demand for project management professionals, especially those with project management education and training, is growing rapidly. Demand in many regions is exceeding supply, as more companies adopt a project management culture and project numbers continue to grow globally.

    Study in Glasgow, Scotland

With a population of around five million, Scotland retains its own distinctive culture within the United Kingdom. A popular tourist destination, Scotland is famous around the world for its breath-taking Highlands scenery, tartan, whisky and friendly inhabitants.

With its exciting mix of culture, architecture, music, nightlife, shopping and sport, not to mention its friendly residents, Glasgow has everything you need. Accessible, affordable and multicultural, this is a great city for students from all backgrounds and cultures. Lonely Planet listed Glasgow as one of the top 10 cities in the world to visit.