Construction Project Management at Heriot-Watt University is one of the longest-running courses of its kind in the UK, equipping graduates with the theoretical knowledge and practical and technical skills to manage people and projects within the construction industry.
A range of core modules covering management, procurement and technology-related subjects will give you a foundation in management principles while providing practical skills relevant to professional practice in construction.
You will also choose an optional module from a range of subjects drawn from our built environment courses, providing you with a broader understanding of built environment issues and an opportunity to tailor your studies to fit your interests and professional needs.
You can exit at the end of Stage 1 with PgDip Construction Project Management.
Minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in a cognate or semi-cognate subject area; Minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in a non-cognate subject area but demonstrates an interest in the discipline (supported by a personal statement, detail of work experience); Corporate (or chartered) membership of relevant professional institutions will also be considered.
PG Diploma level entry applicants must have an ordinary degree in a related subject area and relevant post qualification industry experience.
September, January, May
Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)
2 years (Part time) - 2.5-8 years (Online)
School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society
Construction Project Management and Quantity Surveying