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A master's program is a common step taken to build upon previous baccalaureate studies. For those returning to school, the skills and knowledge obtained in these programs might advance an existing career.

What is a Master in Construction? These courses are most often focused on a specific realm within the general category of civil engineering. A program in construction management often includes classes in topics such as project management, planning and scheduling, contract law, estimating costs and safety procedures. These sessions are usually combined with the aim to equip graduates to handle the distribution of resources and management of labor necessary to execute large construction projects, such as roadways, buildings and waterways.

Students of these programs often develop an understanding of the resources necessary to develop and maintain infrastructure. This may lead to a greater appreciation of civil engineering, as well as an ability to see opportunities for improvement. The improved research skills and organization practices might also be useful in any number of personal or professional tasks.

Programs in this discipline vary widely in cost based on factors as disparate as location of the school and duration of the classes. Enquire directly with the institution for accurate figures.

The construction industry is often a source of many jobs at various levels of skill and education. A graduate of a construction management degree program might expect to find employment as a site manager. These positions could involve duties such as dealing with supply and logistics companies, developing schedules, and directing managerial staff. One might also find a position at a consultancy firm, providing services necessary to investors and governments, such as cost assessments, supply chain management or contract review.

Construction is often a complicated field, so plan your education carefully for the best chance at success. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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23 Results in Construction

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in High Performance Buildings is designed for engineers and architects who want to make a difference in the building sector. ... [+]

*The application system opens on January 2nd, 2019.

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in High Performance Buildings is designed for engineers and architects who want to make a difference in the building sector. Graduates of this program will have the technical and leadership skills to improve the energy performance of existing buildings and design integrated high-performance energy systems for new buildings.

Energy use in buildings is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, making it a high priority to design more energy-efficient buildings and retrofit existing buildings. This is a growing sector, with opportunities in consulting, construction, manufacturing and government. With governments at all levels increasing the standards for energy conservation, there is a need for professionals who can take leadership in designing the integrated high-performing energy systems in our built environment.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
January 2020
Full-time
12 months
Campus
Stevens Institute of Technology - Graduate Studies

Gain powerful skills in both construction engineering and business management and prepare to lead mega-projects around the world. ... [+]

Overview

Gain powerful skills in both construction engineering and business management and prepare to lead mega-projects around the world.

The construction engineering and management master’s program is designed to strengthen technical training and develop skills in managing costs, time constraints, quality, and safety controls while preparing students to lead global construction projects.

Stevens is one of just a few universities in the New York area to offer this cutting-edge program – and perhaps the only university in the region with a special focus on mega projects. By the time you graduate, you will have competitive leadership skills to help you pursue an executive-track career in the global construction industry.... [-]

USA Hoboken
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Online
University of Texas Arlington

The Master of Construction Management degree is an interdisciplinary program focused on management of construction projects. It includes elective courses in architecture, ... [+]

The Master of Construction Management degree is an interdisciplinary program focused on management of construction projects. It includes elective courses in architecture, business, and management. This master's degree is designed mainly for applicants with an undergraduate degree in civil engineering, but students with different undergraduate disciplines can enter the program by taking assigned leveling courses.

Construction Management

Advances in construction technologies, financing, and methods underscore the need for a sound and systematic management of construction projects. Organizational structures, business models, and the capability of implementing new technologies into practice necessitate advanced study in construction management. The Master of Construction Management degree provides interdisciplinary studies in commercial, residential, heavy/highway, and industrial applications to address a broad range of challenges facing the construction management field.... [-]

USA Arlington
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Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 semesters
Campus
Online
Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest

After the first cycle of studies (license), the Master "Energy efficiency of building systems," adds EEITB engineers skills, in-depth knowledge in key areas of research d ... [+]

After the first cycle of studies (license), the Master "Energy efficiency of building systems," adds EEITB engineers skills, in-depth knowledge in key areas of research developed in our Faculty: energy buildings, comfort in indoor environments, the behavior of technical building systems (ventilation, heating, refrigeration, packing unit of the air, electrical, lighting, sanitation, automatic management, acoustics, atmospheric pollution and filtration systems, renewable energy sources). The courses are based on topics such as:

Advanced technical thermodynamics (compressible gas dynamics, irreversible thermodynamics with finite speed, non-conventional energy systems) fluid mechanics (boundary layer turbulence, CFD) Electrical Power (theoretical electrical engineering, power systems transient and non-sinusoidal regime) numerical modeling and simulation of the behavior of equipment and facility systems, experimental methods of monitoring the operation of facilities systems complex systems of technical management, renewable and efficient energy, materials, "smart" equipment and systems used in buildings with very low energy consumption, the power-generating performance evaluation methods of installation systems (audit and energy certification of buildings). ... [-]
Romania Bucharest
September 2019
French
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Scuola Master Fratelli Presenti

The Master will offer the opportunity of a stage (550 working hours) in some renowned firm: many large general contractors, engineering firms, and producers have already ... [+]

The Master is offered both on campus and online. It will offer the opportunity of a stage (550 working hours) in some renowned firm: many large general contractors, engineering firms, and producers have already confirmed to us to be extremely interested in employing technicians equipped with the set of skills the Master will provide.

Training Objectives

The need for technicians (engineers and/or architects) who become skilled in managing contracts and claims, and who can perform a delay analysis in accordance with established international standards is ever more urgent among the most important general contractors in Italy and abroad. Our globalized world requires that professionals involved in managing claims, construction contracts and disputes could master complex technical issues and at the same time be conversant with all the legal aspects involved. It is crucial for the professionals who have a technical background to become acquainted with the “rules of the game” on the international arena. ... [-]

Italy Milan
September 2019
Full-time
550 hours
Campus
Online
South Ural State University

The objects of professional activity: thermal and nuclear power stations, energy supply systems of enterprises, objects of small power, installations, systems and complex ... [+]

In the course of the program special attention is paid to theory and practical application of heat and mass transfer, recuperators, regenerators, systems and devices for transporting liquids and gases, heating, cooling, ventilation, air conditioning, equipment of thermal power plants, boiler units operating on all types of organic fuel, steam and gas turbines, as well as some of the applications of these systems and their features in various industrial enterprises. These systems are in high demand in ferrous and nonferrous metallurgy enterprises, mechanical engineering, chemical, oil and gas industries.

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Russia Chelyabinsk
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology

Vietnam has been developing speedily over the last decade, yet the infrastructure system for daily living and production of Vietnam is insufficient, which demands high-qu ... [+]

Overview

Vietnam has been developing speedily over the last decade, yet the infrastructure system for daily living and production of Vietnam is insufficient, which demands high-quality workforce in construction areas with essential skill sets, especially managerial skills when Vietnam join the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).

The Master in Construction Management aims at:

Providing learners with knowledge and skills in construction management so that learners are able to become professionals, consultants, managers, leaders in civil construction, planning investment projects, etc. Prepare learners for opportunities to become prospective managers in different construction areas, i.e. construction management companies, construction consulting companies, main contractors, subcontractors, construction materials suppliers, construction investment companies, real estate companies, etc. ... [-]
Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

The program prepares graduates for the different occupations related to the real estate, government, and construction management sectors. In 2015, the program was awarded ... [+]

The program prepares graduates for the different occupations related to the real estate, government, and construction management sectors. In 2015, the program was awarded a RICS accreditation, which means that the program answers to the highest standards in real estate education.

Real Estate and Construction Management at KTH

The curriculum of the program covers four terms of full-time study. Within the program, it is possible to specialize in Construction Project Management, Real Estate Development and Land Law or Building and Real Estate Economics. A few of the conditionally elective courses in Real Estate Development and Land Law specialization are taught in Swedish.

The first term consists mainly of foundation courses for all students, after which it is possible to specialize according to educational background and interest. In the final term, students will prepare a final degree project. The degree project is a detailed study of a subject area within the scope of the program. This provides the opportunity to apply the knowledge acquired from the courses in a scientific manner to a problem chosen within the research profile of the track. The degree project may be carried out at a company in Sweden or abroad, or students may work independently in an area of their own choice, as long as it falls within the research profile of the track. Once completed, the degree project will be presented in a seminar. The hands-on approach to teaching and learning implies that class projects consist of activities that will provide students with job-related... [-]

Sweden Stockholm
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Universidade da Coruña

The University Master in Sustainable Building (MUES) is an official year-long study cycle whose purpose is to train professionals in the areas of sustainability. ... [+]

Introduction

The Master's Degree in Sustainable Building (MUES) Is a one-year official study cycle designed to train professionals in the areas of sustainability.

The theme to be developed is currently of great interest due to the entry into force of various national and European regulations, such as the Horizon 2020, Which condition the future of new buildings. From 2020 it will be mandatory that all new buildings be Almost zero power consumption, For that reason the Master has as objective the formation of qualified and specialized professionals that cover this necessity. The training contents, with a Significant practical load, Are oriented to provide professional skills to the student to Respond to the current and future demand of sustainability experts. This higher cycle of studies also promotes the Research career, Directing it towards the doctorate in matters related to the sustainable building, of maximum actuality. The study plan Includes 3 specialties:... [-]

Spain A Coruña
September 2019
Spanish
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Johannesburg

This qualification is intended to enable graduates to apply integrated technical knowledge/skills and advanced analysis and problem-solving to particular specialisation i ... [+]

This qualification is intended to enable graduates to apply integrated technical knowledge/skills and advanced analysis and problem-solving to particular specialisation in construction management, property and related fields, through involvement in an applied research project.

Qualification outcomes

Conduct research and development in a specialised area and engage in the transfer of technology in the field of construction management and property development.

Admission requirements and selection criteria

A BTech: Construction Management, or equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard OR A National Higher Diploma: Building Surveying or Construction Supervision, plus approved work experience and other post-diploma studies. Students are selected on academic merit and approved field of study.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
European Polytechnical University

Reconstruction and modernization are considered in the context of durability, reliability and improved operating parameters of the microclimate for energy efficiency. ... [+]

Master of Renovation of Buildings and Facilities

ADMISSION: on documents;

REQUIREMENTS: applicants with acquired Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or similar programs, higher education, recognized in EU; average rating of the diploma - Good; document for English language proficiency.

DURATION: 1,5 academic years (3 semesters).

DIPLOMA: Master in Renovation of Buildings and Facilities.

This Master's program is designed for graduated civil engineers to extend their knowledge in the area of reconstruction and modernization of building and facilities.

Reconstruction and modernization are considered in the context of durability, reliability and improved operating parameters of the microclimate for energy efficiency.... [-]

Bulgaria Pernik
October 2019
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
National Central University

Graduate Institute of Construction Engineering and Management was founded in 2001. The Institute is the first of its kind in public universities in Taiwan. It was formerl ... [+]

Graduate Institute of Construction Engineering and Management was founded in 2001. The Institute is the first of its kind in public universities in Taiwan. It was formerly the Construction Engineering and Management Division at the Department of Civil Engineering, which was established in 1991. Following the successfulness of the Division, the Institute continues to grow prosperously in all dimensions, reflecting the great need for the domain knowledge of construction engineering and management in Taiwan. Currently, there are 7 full-time faculty members, 24 graduate students at Master degree level and 19 at the doctoral level in the Institute.

Required Courses

Construction Planning and Schedule Management, BIM and Computer Application, Construction Cost Management, Construction Quality Management, Construction Management Seminar, Thesis writing and Issuing... [-]

Taiwan Hsinchu
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

HTW Berlin and Metropolia University of Applied Sciences jointly run the international master program ConREM - Construction and Real Estate Management. It is designed fo ... [+]

HTW Berlin and Metropolia University of Applied Sciences jointly run the international master program ConREM - Construction and Real Estate Management.

It is designed for professionals who wish to manage international projects for building construction and real estate in the future. Therefore it is mainly addressed to professionals in the field of architecture and civil engineering.

First-year studies of ConREM (60 ECTS during semesters 1 and 2) will be organized by Metropolia (Helsinki). Second-year studies (semesters 3 and 4) will be in HTW Berlin.

Content

ConREM provides you a combination of engineering, economics, management, and communication. Specific contents, like project development and project management as well as lifecycle management, and general subjects, such as soft skills and leadership, are taught - all in context of international business. Accordingly, this program is taught completely in English.... [-]

Finland Helsinki
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Neapolis University Pafos

The Master of Construction Management is unique in both Cyprus and Greece. The construction sector was for many years the locomotive of the economy, and the need for qual ... [+]

The Master of Construction Management is unique in both Cyprus and Greece. The construction sector was for many years the locomotive of the economy, and the need for qualified scientists is high. The Master of Construction Management offers significant benefits to managerial executives, project engineers, the relevant supervision staff and other professionals engaged in construction and land development, who are interested in expanding their knowledge in the management of construction projects, improve their managerial skills and prepare for advancement and opportunities for leadership positions in the construction industry. The Construction Management Degree aims to provide quality education in all aspects relating to the successful management of construction projects.... [-]

Cyprus Paphos Cyprus Online
September 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Northern (Arctic) Federal University

Design and construction of high-rise buildings and long-span structures - this is a special area of ​​construction, is fundamentally different from the construction ... [+]

MA - Construction of high-rise and long-span buildings Qualifications: Specialist

Language teaching subjects: Russian (for students who do not speak Russian language, provided preparatory course)

Objects of professional activity. Design and construction of high-rise buildings and long-span structures - this is a special area of ​​construction, is fundamentally different from the construction of conventional buildings. With the development of building science and technology around the world is rapidly increasing the number of constructed high-rise buildings and long-span structures, design and construction of which requires special training of engineers.

A graduate of the specialty "Construction of unique buildings and structures" manages the collection, collation and analysis of baseline data for the design, calculates and construction of unique buildings and facilities using the most modern computer programs, is preparing a project and working documentation, design of complete design and engineering works.... [-]

Russia Arkhangelsk
September 2019
Russian
Full-time
6 years
Campus