Transform your career in the built environment

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Pursue an MSc in the School of Construction Management and Engineering at the University of Reading and transform your career. Choose from programmes in construction management and engineering, and energy and environmental engineering:

  1. MSc Construction Cost Management
  2. MSc Construction Management
  3. MSc Construction Management and International Development
  4. MSc Design and Management of Sustainable Built Environments
  5. MSc Digital Design and Construction
  6. MSc Project Management
  7. MSc Renewable Energy: Technology and Sustainability

Why study one of these master's?

Highly ranked for the Built Environment:

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The University is ranked 3rd in the UK for research impact in Architecture, Built Environment and Planning (Times Higher Education Institutions Ranked by Subject, 2014, based on its analysis of REF 2014) 

 - The University is ranked 5th for Building in the Complete University Guide 2021 and 5th in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.

 - Overall, 83% of research in Architecture, Built Environment and Planning is rated world leading or internationally excellent. (Latest Research Excellence Framework, REF 2014)

Excellent student experience:

 - 97% of master’s students agreed that staff are enthusiastic about what they are teaching (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017/18; Postgraduate (Taught) responders from Construction Management and Engineering). 

 - 93% of master’s students agreed that staff are good at explaining things (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017/18; Postgraduate (Taught) responders from Construction Management and Engineering).

Professionally accredited degrees:
Most programmes are accredited by professional institutions including the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and the Energy Institute.

International outlook:
The global community of students, academics and alumni bring a wealth of expertise and diverse perspectives that will enrich your studies. Many academics are working on international research projects or influencing policy around the world; this experience feeds directly into their teaching.

Extensive industry connections:
The School has strong relationships with leading multinational firms and connects with industry professionals through the global alumni network.

Your future career:

 - Graduates are uniquely well-represented at the top of the construction management and engineering sector.

 - 100% of leavers who reported their main activity to be full-time employment were in graduate level roles 15 months after the end of their course.(Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017/18; Postgraduate (Taught) responders from Construction Management and Engineering).

 - Depending on your programme, you could pursue a career in a wide range of disciplines in the built environment and energy sectors – such as cost management, project management, quantity surveying, facilities management, environmental engineering, building energy operation, green building assessment, and energy management and policy.

Scholarships

Students enrolling in 2021/22 can apply for a partial scholarship

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