Kingston University London

Management in Construction (Civil Engineering) (MSc)

This industry-accredited course offers a strategic overview of civil engineering and management issues; addressing the challenges facing the construction industry. It successfully combines structural engineering with advanced construction management.

This course is ideal if you are a graduate engineer starting your career in the construction industry. Combining structural engineering with advanced construction management, the course addresses the challenges facing the construction industry. You will study subjects that are specific and complementary to civil engineering, developing your problem-solving abilities. A structural design module will broaden and deepen your technical knowledge of specialised civil engineering areas.

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • This degree is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators, which includes the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Institute of Highway Engineers under licence from the Engineering Council and by CIOB.
  • This MSc meets the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) if you already have an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons).
  • Kingston has excellent links with industry. Students have worked with Matra-Marconi Space Ltd, the National Health Service and British Gas.

Entry Requirements

  • A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in civil engineering or structural engineering, and/or suitable industrial experience.
  • IELTS academic test in English with an


    overall score of 6.5,




    no element below 6.0

Career Prospects

Career opportunities after completing Management in Construction (Civil Engineering) Masters (MSc)

  • Elevator Installer.
  • Pile Driver Operator.
  • Electrician.
  • Building Inspector.
  • Masonry Worker.
  • Plumber.
  • Iron and Steel Workers.
  • Boilermakers.

Course Details

There are four taught modules and a thesis. Three of the modules are intended to provide you with an understanding of the core management skills needed to make a major contribution within the industry, while one structural design module enables you to broaden and deepen your technical knowledge of specialised civil engineering areas. You will also cover subjects that are both specific and complementary to civil engineering. In addition, you will develop the ability to resolve the broader problems that arise in civil engineering.

The advanced concrete design module is assessed by coursework based on the national university competition organised by The Concrete Centre, the trade body representing the concrete industry in the UK. 

Core Modules

Management of Project Risk, Quality and Safety
Business in Practice
Estimating, Tendering and Procurement
Structural Design in Concrete and Steel

Optional Modules

Professional Placement

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