Already working in the construction industry and want to move into project management? Develop the knowledge and skills to effectively organise and manage activities on a construction site.

Programme overview

The Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management is a great stepping stone if you want to move into management positions in the construction sector. Learn to apply project management knowledge to the construction industry to ensure contracts are completed on time and on budget. You’ll be able to solve complex industry-related problems, in teams and alone, and provide leadership in a team environment.


  • Professional development if you want to stay at the forefront of the competitive construction sector.
  • An overview of project management theories and supply chain, people and production management.
  • Relevant to your career: relate new knowledge and material directly to your workplace. You’ll explore progressively more complex scenarios, and develop the skills to schedule activities and resources on construction projects.
  • Application of Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) processes.
  • Emphasis on self-directed learning, with assessment and feedback throughout the programme, and exams at the end.
  • A mix of on-campus block courses (with lectures, tutorials, team-based problem solving, research, discussions and student presentations), eLearning and assignments.
  • Part-time study options available.
  • Suitable for architecture, construction industry, and property management staff from different backgrounds. A previous qualification is not required, but as places are limited, preference will be given to those with at least five years’ industry experience or a relevant undergraduate degree.


IELTS Academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5.

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