Abbreviation FT / PT
MSc(ConstProjectMan) FT / PT

The MSc(Construction Project Management) programme prepares students for a professional role in the management of construction projects by introducing the general skills of strategic, organisational and people management and the technical, financial and administrative skills appropriate to professionals, within the context of the construction process. The individual courses combine to cover the procedures involved in the effective management of all phases of construction and the economic, institutional and legal constraints which determine them.

Each student must complete
(1) twelve courses including prescribed and elective courses; or
(2) nine courses including prescribed and elective courses plus a dissertation.

The prescribed courses are:
- Construction economics
- Development case studies
- Information management in construction
- Law for the real estate and construction industry 
- Management theory and projects
- Modern developments in the law of construction contracts
- OHS and well-being in construction
- Procurement systems
- Project workshop (CPM) or Dissertation

The elective courses can be chosen from a wide range of options depending on the choice of the following majors:
- MSc(Construction Project Management)
- MSc(Construction Project Management) majoring in Quantity Surveying

MSc(Construction Project Management) including all its majors is recognized by RICS. The MSc(Construction Project Management) programme majoring in Quantity Surveying is accredited by the Quantity Surveying Division of HKIS and PAQS.

Subject to approval the following two majors will also be offered in 2020-21:
- MSc(Construction Project Management) majoring Construction Law
- MSc(Construction Project Management) majoring in Management of Projects

Mode of Attendance

Full Time (one year)
Part Time (usually two years to three years, with classes on evenings and Saturdays)

Medium of Instruction
English
Programme Entrance Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the programme, an applicant shall satisfy both the University Admission Requirements and the Programme Specific Requirements as listed below:

(a)  comply with the General Regulations and the Regulations for Taught Postgraduate Curricula;

(b)  hold a Bachelor's degree of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose;

(c) for an applicant who is seeking admission on the basis of a qualification from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong of which the language of teaching and/or examination is not English, shall satisfy the University English language requirement applicable to high degrees as prescribed under General Regulation G2(b).

(d) satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination if required.

Programme Admissions Advisor(s)
Dr Roine Leiringer
Tel: 3917 8628
Fax: 2559 9457
Email: reco@hku.hk

Contacts
Mr Carlos Lau
Tel: 3917 4406
Email: carloslc@hku.hk
Website: http://fac.arch.hku.hk/rec

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