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    I'm have been considering undertaking a postgraduate degree in construction/project management. I have already obtained a graduate placement, but the company does encourage employees to continue their development.

    I cannot decide if a master degree would be beneficial for career development. I'm currently in my final year of University and I feel that it is slowing down my career progression. Most of the third year material is too academic for real life application.

    What would the work load like doing a part time masters course over a two year period?
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    If the masters course is relevant to what you want to do and is funded by your company then I'd say go for it. You'll have to be very disciplined about managing your time and making time for your job, your studies and you but it's doable.
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    (Original post by AMG44)
    I'm have been considering undertaking a postgraduate degree in construction/project management. I have already obtained a graduate placement, but the company does encourage employees to continue their development.

    I cannot decide if a master degree would be beneficial for career development. I'm currently in my final year of University and I feel that it is slowing down my career progression. Most of the third year material is too academic for real life application.

    What would the work load like doing a part time masters course over a two year period?
    Hi, assuming that you are pursuing an engg degree most probably in Civil engg, I would suggest that before starting your masters, it is better that you gain some experience as it will help you better decide future course of action & the area you want to specialize on. Also, many construction/project management courses also recommend that you have an exp of 1-2 years.
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    (Original post by vininodnat)
    Hi, assuming that you are pursuing an engg degree most probably in Civil engg, I would suggest that before starting your masters, it is better that you gain some experience as it will help you better decide future course of action & the area you want to specialize on. Also, many construction/project management courses also recommend that you have an exp of 1-2 years.
    I already have 1.5 years experience in a managerial role along with 3 years experience working with a trade.
 
 
 
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