Careers in construction project management

Construction project management graduates are in great demand generally because of the ongoing and anticipated increase in construction activity but also because of the increasing importance placed on the effective delivery of construction projects.

The role of construction project management is highly valued when it comes to optimising projects' quality, budgets, and timescales, whilst delivering sustainable and safe buildings and structures.Graduates gain employment in a wide range of professions, including project managers, planners, sustainability managers, health and safety coordinators, site managers, quantity surveyors, and design coordinators.

Graduates secure positions in companies, such as: Kier, BAM, Skanska, AECOM, Arcadis, Atkins, Babcock, Costain, Faithful and Gould (Atkins), Gleeds, Laing O’Rourke, and Midas.

How we will boost your employability after graduation

Our construction project management course works with an industrial advisory panel that actively supports the programme. This provides our students excellent links with employers and opportunities to learn about the cutting edge of industry practice and thinking.

Other activities that will enhance your employability include:

  • Optional one year paid industry placement.
  • Careers events, where you will be able to meet and discuss careers opportunities with future employers.
  • 'Preparing for industry' talks by employers.
  • Workshops and guest lectures with industry practitioners and specialists.
  • Advice with preparing your CV and for interviews.