Applications for this joint programme are handled by Heriot-Watt University.
Start date: January , September
Awards: MSc (84 mth DL)
For detailed information on fee status, policies, payment and funding opportunities see:
Consult the Heriot-Watt University website for information on fees for this programme.
The MSc in Architectural Project Management is delivered jointly by the University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University.
It draws from the expertise in Architecture and Construction Project Management from both institutions to create a programme providing a unique overview and insight into design and management of construction projects.
It has been designed for those who have a construction project background and who wish to learn more about design aspects, or those who have a design background and who wish to gain an understanding of project management.
For MSc-level entry, students must hold:
Prospective students with other qualifications and experience are encouraged to contact Heriot-Watt University to determine their suitability for entry to the programme.
Admission to the programme is dealt with by Heriot-Watt University.
All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements.
If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English.
Detailed advice for international students is available here:
The aim of this programme is to offer graduates working in the construction industry the opportunity to develop project-management skills in the context of large-scale contemporary architectural projects. The course will suit those professionals who have a construction-project background and want to learn more about design aspects, or those who have a design background who wish to gain skills in project management.
The programme will be jointly delivered with the School of the Built Environment, Heriot-Watt University, taking advantage of the different skills available in each institution using a distance-learning mode.
The total credit weighting for the course is 180; 60 credits from modules offered by Heriot-Watt, 60 credits from modules offered by the University of Edinburgh and 60 credits from a dissertation supervised by either institution.
Graduates from the programme will be able to understand and apply:
Graduates will also understand the context and factors that inform contemporary architectural design, the influence of sustainability and industrialisation of construction on building design, and contemporary ideas on the development of cities.
Edinburgh College of Art are offering scholarships to applicants for postgraduate programmes in our five schools:
Please see Scholarships and Student Funding Services for other funding opportunities:
This article was published on Aug 21, 2013