Facilities Management MSc / Diploma
The professional field of facilities management is growing rapidly worldwide, establishing itself as the source of strategic management for the co-ordination of modern business processes and support facilities.
This Facilities Management qualification develops competencies and skills to enable its graduates to manage facilities effectively for a changing business world. Taught from the perspective of strategic facilities management, graduates of the programme will gain the skills needed to realise the strategic potential of facilities management to contribute to business effectiveness.
The programme is focused on industrial relevance, ensuring that graduates of the programme are quickly able to make a positive and effective contribution to the success of their working environment.
The programme is fully accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Full-time students undertake four courses in semester one and a further four courses in semester two.
Taught courses include:
- Service Procurement and Provision
- Contracts and Procurement
- Project Management Theory and Practice
- People and Organisation Management in the Built Environment
- Value and Risk Management
- Asset Maintenance Management
- Sustainable Practices in Facilities Management
- Space Planning and Management
- Construction Financial Management
- Construction Technology
In addition to these taught courses, students pursuing the Masters qualification undertake a research project. Students can study individual courses to meet the continued professional learning requirements of the built environment professions.
Postgraduate Masters level
- Bachelors Honours Degree A good first or second class Honours degree in a cognate or semicognate discipline.
- Postgraduate Diploma Attainment of 50% pass level in the MSc Strategic Project Management programme examinations.
- Professional/corporate membership Membership of a professional institution in a cognate discipline that normally requires an Honours degree for entry.
Postgraduate Diploma level
- Undergraduate Degree An Ordinary degree in a cognate or semicognate discipline.
- Higher National Diploma HND or equivalent qualification deemed suitable to third year entry of a cognate Bachelors degree, plus four years' relevant post-qualification work experience.
- Higher National Certificate HNC or equivalent qualification deemed suitable to second year entry of a cognate Bachelors degree, plus six years' relevant post-qualification work experience.
- Work experience Eight or more years' relevant work experience at a suitable level.
English language requirements
- Where English was not the medium of instruction at secondary school, applicants must demonstrate English Language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550 (paper-based exam); 213 (computer-based exam); 80 (internet-based exam).