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Postgraduate subject

Construction Management

09 November 2023
‌Postgraduate learning taught in block course mode allowing professionals to upskill while working.


Construction Management


Geospatial Science and Technology intersects relevant disciplines such as Data Science, Computer Science, and Earth and Environment with spatial analysis. Students gain skills in programming, research analysis, database management, geospatial technology, and communication.

UC offers a range of programmes, providing foundational knowledge for those from a diverse range of backgrounds to progress to entry-level geospatial roles, further postgraduate study or research, as well as development opportunities for those already in the industry.

Construction Management

What will my study involve?

Major topic areas in Construction Management include:

  • Project management
  • Procurement processes
  • Risk management
  • Cost estimation
  • Management of labour, materials, and equipment
  • Infrastructure asset management.

Construction Management


Construction Management courses are taught in 'block mode' so participants can study (part-time) while remaining in employment.

A course taught in block mode typically involves:

  • attending two 2-3 day blocks
  • reading background material and completing assignments
  • project work and assignments that can be finished after the study blocks
  • an examination at the end of the course (exam locations outside Ōtautahi Christchurch are possible).

Support is provided for off-campus students via our library distance service and online teaching content system. Many working professionals opt for part-time study towards a degree. All degrees can be completed in both full-time and in part-time study.

Construction Management

Career opportunities

Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.

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