Construction Management

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Qualifications

Overview

Construction Management is the overall planning, coordination, 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 equipment)
  • coordinating 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.

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