Portobello InstituteMSc Workplace & Facilities Management

MSc Workplace & Facilities Management

€ 9495
Three Semesters
Masters, Postgraduate
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

The field of Facilities Management is fast becoming a source of strategic management for organisations as the sector grows rapidly in the global market. This MSc Facilities Management sets out to develop the critical and practical skills which can be applied in the practice of facilities and operational management in a highly competitive global market place. Building upon the knowledge gained from undergraduate studies and/or experiential learning in the workplace,  this masters qualification adds credibility to your existing qualifications, knowledge and experience.

A flexible study option to balance work, study and life

This Masters degree is designed to offer a level 9 qualification for those coming from a broad spectrum of degree programmes, such as business, finance and engineering. The blended learning delivery mode is a flexible study option for those seeking to fit learning around work and family. There is access to extensive learning resources and support materials through our virtual learning environment that enables students to choose the time and place most suited for them to study. You have the opportunity to apply for Certified Level Membership of IWFM and use CIWFM after your signature to showcase your level of expertise.  Assignments are practical and work-based culminating in a research project in semester 3. This project provides an opportunity to explore a situation or issue highly relevant to your organisation’s operational or future strategic needs.

Cultivate strategic thinking

Cultivating strategic thinking is a core theme and the programme is taught from this perspective. Tutors are experienced industry leaders, ensuring the relevance of the content to the FM sector. Graduates can immediately implement their learning and make a positive impact to the success of their working environment. This MSc programme will benefit your personal development as well as your professional career putting you in a strong position for career progression in this sector.

Combine working full-time with study from anywhere

These modules have been designed by Portobello Institute for blended online learning so you can study from anywhere and in your own time. This online blended learning option gives mature students and those working or training full-time, the opportunity to access this masters degree qualification from anywhere in the world.

Accessible, affordable, achievable

There is an easy payment plan designed to make this degree affordable for you. These factors, together with the one to one tutorial support, offer you the opportunity to access a career in performance analysis, with a qualification that is accessible, affordable and achievable.

Here are some reasons to choose to study with Portobello:

Accelerated programme completing your qualification in twelve months, getting you out into the world of work faster.
Career focused qualifications – our courses lead to awards that offer you the opportunity of immediate employment upon graduation.
Notable university partners – our university partners are among the top-ranking universities in the UK offering you access to a qualification from a renowned university.
Professional Body Recognition – access Certified Level Membership with IWFM upon completion of this Masters.
Realistic entry requirements – our entry requirements are reflective of the academic ability needed to successfully complete this course. These are clearly stated and remain static regardless of demand for places.
Individualised support – we fit your learning model with support available when you need it throughout your learning journey.
SMART assessments – we use a range of assessments for each module designed to support a broad range of learning styles, giving you the opportunity to excel.
Industry expert tutors – our tutors are all industry practitioners connecting research and theory with industry practice throughout their lectures.
Flexible delivery – we deliver theory sessions online whilst also recording the session simultaneously offering you a choice of when and how you learn.
Affordable payment options – all our courses offer you the option to choose an easy payment plan supporting you to spread the cost out over your learning journey.
Why should I study this course?
This MSc provides a grounding in understanding strategic components of facilities management, evaluating strategic direction and planning for effective implementation of the strategy selected. You will have the opportunity to learn from a range of experts in the field of facilities management to gain a masters qualification and further your career as a leader in professional facilities management.

Professional Body Membership

You are eligible to apply for Certified Level Membership of the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM). Showcase your level of expertise by securing your grade (Certified) which you can then display with post nominal letters CIWFM. Other benefits include;

Attend insider events: Attend the annual IWFM National Conference to hear from industry leaders and spend a day dedicated to workplace and facilities management professional development and networking.
Receive guidance: The IWFM team are always on hand to talk you through your options for professional development. You can call and email any time to receive advice and guidance
Get free access to the profession’s leading publication: As part of your membership, you’ll receive a subscription to the profession’s leading publication, Facilitate. We also release an annual, members-only Buyers Guide that will save you both time and money by giving you access to the latest services.
Build your career with a strong network of connections

Building a strong network of connections is essential as you advance your career to senior level. Portobello Institute has an established network of connections and we offer our students the opportunity to engage with those connections through live and online events run annually.

Accessible, affordable, achievable

There is an easy payment plan designed to make this degree affordable for you. These factors, together with the one to one tutorial support, offer you the opportunity to access a career in the business of fashion, with a qualification that is accessible, affordable and achievable.



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Strategic Facilities Management
Finance Procurement and Economics for Facilities Management
Industry Capstone Project
Management Learning and Research
Strategic Operations Management in Facilities Management
Fundamentals of Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance Sustainability Innovation

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