BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON

Project and Infrastructure Management

MSc  |  Placement Year:   No

The complex challenges faced in modern engineering have created a growing need for highly motivated graduates who understand project infrastructure planning, construction, management and maintenance issues.

This MSc course equips you with the knowledge, creativity and transferable skills required by project managers in the industry – developing your independent learning abilities and providing a foundation for your ongoing professional development.

You will learn current theories and practices for managing contemporary engineering projects from inception to completion – and for maintaining the resulting infrastructure throughout its lifetime.

Programme description

The complex challenges faced in modern engineering have created a growing need for highly motivated graduates who understand project infrastructure planning, construction, management and maintenance issues.

This MSc course equips you with the knowledge, creativity and transferable skills required by project managers in the industry – developing your independent learning abilities and providing a foundation for your ongoing professional development.

You will learn current theories and practices for managing contemporary engineering projects from inception to completion – and for maintaining the resulting infrastructure throughout its lifetime.

Key Modules

There are many career options within the engineering and construction industry for graduates, both in the UK and overseas. Potential employers include public sector infrastructure client organisations, private construction organisations (i.e. general contractors, sub-contractors), engineering consulting firms, engineering/construction management consultants, architectural firms, engineering and construction law firms, real estate developers, plus government departments and agencies responsible for significant project portfolios.

Graduates from this course will typically take up roles as project managers, contracts manager, risk manager and project scheduler/planner, to mention but a few. Another potential destination for graduates is to pursue further studies at MPhil/PhD level, using the new MSc programme as a foundation.

Module & Subject

The taught element of the course includes eight modules which approximates to 150 learning hours. For full-time mode of study, the programme is taken over 12 months. The eight modules will be taught over the first eight months (from October to May) and during the final four months (June to September), students will undertake a project dissertation.

The individual project gives you the opportunity to undertake original research in the field of engineering project and infrastructure management. The preparatory work for the project is undertaken together with the taught modules over the first two semesters, under a research methods module, whilst the summer period is being devoted to the actual project dissertation.

Typical Modules

  • Sustainable Project Management
  • Quality Management and Reliability
  • Financial Management Risk and Financial Management
  • Managing People and Organisation
  • Infrastructure Management
  • Procurement and Contract Management
  • Geo-Environmental Management for Civil Engineers
  • Research Methods and Professional Development
  • Project Dissertation.
Entry Requirements
  • A minimum score of 55% - 65% or 2.75/4 - 3.25/4. Offers within the grade range are determined by the higher education institution attended.
  • IELTS: 6 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 51 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 60% (min 55% in all areas)
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 1 year
Course Fee:  18000.00
Course Level:  POSTGRADUATE
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Brunel University London, Kingston Lane Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER