Master of Engineering Studies in Construction Management

University of Auckland

Program Description

Master of Engineering Studies in Construction Management

University of Auckland

Master of Engineering Studies in Construction Management

The Master of Engineering Studies in Construction Management is a highly specialised degree designed to provide you with the necessary theoretical and practical management skills you will need as a construction and engineering professional to excel in today’s challenging and complex projects.

The University of Auckland’s Engineering Faculty has strong links to industry, and the Master of Engineering Studies in Construction Management has been designed and developed in co-operation with leading construction companies.

Career prospects

Our graduates are currently involved in a wide range of construction and engineering projects, ranging from the feasibility and planning stages through to procurement, construction and use, in both public and private institutions.

Some of our recent graduates are now working as:

  • General manager of an international construction management company
  • Project manager for a large utility company
  • Design engineer for an international consulting firm
  • Construction manager for a leading contracting firm
  • Project manager for an international engineering firm

Highlights

  • Gain a quality degree from New Zealand’s top University, ranked 82nd in the QS World University Rankings 2015/16.
  • The University is ranked 59th in the world for Engineering and Technology. Our individual subject rankings are 43rd for Civil & Structural Engineering, and in the top 100 for Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering,and Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering (QS World University Rankings 2015/16).
  • The University of Auckland is home to the largest number of top-rated researchers of any New Zealand university (Performance Based Research Fund Report 2012).
  • Student life is vibrant within the faculty, with the Engineering Atrium providing a relaxed environment for students that can be used for both study and socialising. The atrium includes an oval-shaped 250-seat lecture theatre, four new computer laboratories and a café.

Degree structure

The Master of Engineering Studies in Construction Management can be taken fulltime as either a one-year or 18-month programme, depending on your current qualifications.

Three core taught courses cover project management and construction management, and elective courses and projects can be selected from a range of Engineering, Business or project options.

Academic requirements

To gain entry you will need to have completed an approved bachelors degree (18-month programme), or a bachelors honours postgraduate degree (one-year programme) from a recognised institution, in engineering, construction or architecture (or another construction discipline).

In assessing your application we will take into account the ranking of the institution at which you completed your bachelors degree as well as the grades achieved in the relevant subjects.

English requirements

The Master of Engineering Studies in Construction Management is taught entirely in English. You must therefore be able to understand, speak and write English fluently.

To be eligible for entrance, international students must achieve:

  • Academic IELTS 6.5, with no band less than 6.0
  • or
  • TOEFL (paper-based) 575 (TWE 4.5)
  • or
  • TOEFL (internet-based) 90 (written 21)
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated August 2, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Feb. 2017
July 2017
Duration
Duration
1 - 1.5 years
Full time
Price
Price
35,911 NZD
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Start date Feb. 2017
Place
New Zealand Auckland
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Duration 1 - 1.5 years
Price 35,911 NZD
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Start date July 2017
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Duration 1 - 1.5 years
Price 35,911 NZD
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