MSc in Project Management in Construction (RICS, CIOB & APM Accredited)

Course Intake – January / September 2021

University of Salford is pleased to offer MSc in Construction Project Management programme delivered through Distance Learning mode in Sri Lanka.

The Masters degree is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Association for Project Management (APM). The course will equip you with the knowledge and expertise needed to plan, organize, secure and manage resources to bring about the successful completion of projects to client’s expectations and satisfaction. It enables you to recognize the significance of process, technology and people to the success of projects; to more effectively lead, organize and plan projects; to analyze corporate practice and implement highly effective strategies for change.

MSc in Project Management in Construction

Course Duration and Intakes

  • A two-year programme with two intakes per year.

Special Features of the Programme

This qualification meets the training needs of practicing and aspiring project managers in the modern built environment. The course encourages you to expand your skills in an independent, analytical and reflective manner, and challenges your thoughts and judgments. Our teaching is driven by ‘real world’ problems and scenario-led approaches that illustrate how academic principles work in reality.

  • The course is delivered fully by University of Salford staff.
  • Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
  • Accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM).
  • Assessments are coursework-based with no exams.
  • Eight taught modules and a dissertation.
  • Affordable, discounted fees.
  • Supported by leading contractors, consultants, trade associations, professional bodies and the Chamber of Construction Industry in Sri Lanka
  • All lectures conducted by Distance Learning Mode by the Faculty of University of Salford

Entry Pathways

Applicants For This Course Must Have:

a : A minimum of a second class undergraduate honours degree in a relevant discipline, or

b : A minimum of a second class undergraduate honours degree in an unrelated discipline and significant relevant work experience within within project management areas of the construction industry.

c : A recognised appropriate professional qualification such as RICS or CIOB.


All students must provide evidence of proficiency in English. For Sri Lankan students the requirement is a Credit Pass in English at the GCE (ordinary level) examination.


Appropriately experienced applicants will be considered in line with the University’s Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) procedure.


1. Process Management in Construction (15 credits)

2. Project Management Practice (15 credits)

3. Lean Management and Process Improvement (15 credits)

4. BIM for the Built Environment (15 credits)

5. Culture and Change Management (15 credits)

6. Construction Teams (15 credits)

7. Procurement (15 credits)

8. Contracts Management and Practice (15 credits)

9.  Dissertation (60 credits)