Construction Management

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Construction Management is the overall planning, co-ordination and control of a project from beginning to completion. Construction Project Management is aimed at meeting a client's requirements in order to produce a functionally and financially viable project.

Construction Management professionals undertake a wide range of tasks, including:

  • Specifying project objectives and plans. Defining the scope, budget and schedule for a project;
  • Setting performance requirements and selecting project participants
  • Employing procurement methods to maximise the efficient use of resources (labour, materials and equipmentCo-ordinating and controlling the planning, design, estimating, contracting and construction
  • Developing and implementing effective communications and mechanisms for avoiding and resolving conflicts among those participating in the project.

The Construction Management programme offers graduates study leading to the Master of Engineering degree. The focus is on professional programmes that combine theory and application with a strong emphasis in applied management. The master's programme is an advanced curriculum designed to allow students to tailor a portion of the specialisation requirements to meet individual interests and goals.

Qualifications available


See all courses offered for Construction Management.  Construction Management courses are taught in block mode so participants can remain in employment while studying.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is the preferred entry qualification, but candidates with other relevant degrees and/or suitable work experience will also be considered for admission to a Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering with the right to transfer to the Master of Engineering Studies or Master of Engineering if they perform well.

For all enquiries please contact:

Brian Guo

Director of Studies, Construction Management
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E412
Internal Phone: 94639

Daniel van der Walt

Director of Studies, Construction Management
Civil/Mechanical Rm E406
Internal Phone: 93276