Construction Managers, based on site and in the office, work with a wide range of people, from architects to construction workers. This programme covers a wide variety of technical, financial and planning aspects in theory and practice, using both traditional and online teaching methods. Most Construction Management graduates in Scotland have trained at GCU.
Industry experts provide guest lectures throughout the programme and as part of the programmes commitment to enhance the personal, professional and employability skills of our students, in Year 3 there are opportunities to spend six months on a work placement. There are also opportunities to study abroad, in Europe, Australia and the USA.
The programme is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Each application to GCU is considered on an individual basis. If you do not have the typical academic entry qualifications, but can demonstrate relevant work experience and/or credits from recognised professional bodies, you may be eligible to enter this course via the University’s Recognition of Prior Learning scheme.
Full details can be found on our website
Graduates have gone on to work for major companies such as Lend Lease, BAM Construction, Clark Contracts, Galliford Try, Sir Robert McAlpine, Balfour Beatty, Laing O’Rourke, McLaughlin and Harvey, Persimmon Homes and Ogilvie Construction.
English language requirements
Students whose first language is not English will normally be required to hold the equivalent of an Academic IELTS test score of 6.0 with no element less than 5.5.
Please note: if you are from a majority English speaking country, you may not be required to provide further proof of your English Language proficiency.
If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for the English for University Study programme.