Masters in Construction in Africa

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A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Many programs in Africa take place in a very unusual cultural and physical environment than most students are familiar with in the good old days. Come To Know to adapt to this living conditions is part of fun and the challenge of living there. The challenge is intellectual, emotional and physical.

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Master of the Built Environment in the Field of Housing (MBE Housing)

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

MBE Housing degree engages with housing issues from a multi-disciplinary, internationalist perspective. Its courses explore theoretical, conceptual, social, technical, managerial, legal, financial and planning aspects of housing both in policy and in practice. Through a substantial research component, students are given the opportunity to critically explore a particular aspect of their interest in housing. [+]

Masters in Construction in Africa 2018. MBE Housing degree engages with housing issues from a multi-disciplinary, internationalist perspective. Its courses explore theoretical, conceptual, social, technical, managerial, legal, financial and planning aspects of housing both in policy and in practice. Through a substantial research component, students are given the opportunity to critically explore a particular aspect of their interest in housing. Benefits of the programme The MBE Housing develops practical, managerial, analytical, and spatial skills as well as social and cultural sensitivities to meet housing challenges in the unevenly developing world. Curriculum Outline/Modules taught Housing Theory Concepts and Policy (20 points) Housing Finance and Law (20 points) Social and Technical Sustainability in Housing (20 points) Management of Existing Housing Stock or Housing Seminar on Upgrading of Informal Settlements (20 points) Research Methods (10 points) Research Report (90 points) Closing dates 31 August (non-South African students) 31 October (South African citizens and permanent residents) The closing date for short courses is one week before start of the course. Duration F/T 12 months, or P/T 24 months (block release). The degree consists of coursework and research. Courses (whether for the degree or as short courses) are offered one after the other, each taking two and half months and including two two-day teaching blocks spaced three to four weeks apart. Careers Graduates from the MBE Housing are marketable in several areas of professional practice - government housing departments and agencies, the service or NGO sector, the construction industry, consulting firms, parastatal or corporate sectors... [-]

MSc (Building) in Construction Project Management

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The Wits MSc Project Management in Construction offers a world-class education featuring international and internationally trained staff as well as some of the leading experts in the local industry. We have just moved to our own dedicated building and instructional spaces that provide modern state of the art-facilities for post graduate teaching back up by fully equipped IT laboratories featuring industry standard software. [+]

Applications for 2017 are now closed The Wits MSc Project Management in Construction offers a world-class education featuring international and internationally trained staff as well as some of the leading experts in the local industry. Our instructional spaces provide modern state-of-the-art facilities for post graduate teaching backed by fully equipped IT laboratories featuring industry standard software. We offer you the opportunity to gain a postgraduate built environment qualification in one of the largest urban settings on the African continent enabling you to develop your academic and industry skills in Gauteng; the economic dynamo of Southern Africa that provides a unique mix of first world infrastructure alongside developing world challenges. Career opportunities On completion of the MSc (Building) Project Management in Construction programme, one is prepared for a wide range of high level career opportunities in the public and private sectors and an opportunity to fast track to more challenging positions in the industry. It could also prepare one for further study at Wits or other leading academic institutions. The Project Management in Construction programme provides practitioners with the opportunity to build and reflect on their existing professional experience whilst taking a range of modules that expose the students to advanced professional knowledge and skills to enable them to play a leading role in the management of enterprises and projects in the construction sector. Working alongside other professionals from a variety of built environment professions provides a context where practitioners can expose themselves to new concepts and cutting edge ideas in... [-]

MTech in Quantity Surveying (Research - based)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

This qualification is intended to enable graduates to apply integrated technical knowledge/skills and advanced analysis and problem-solving to a particular specialisation in quantity surveying, property development and other related fields, through involvement in an applied research project. [+]

Masters in Construction in Africa 2018. This qualification is intended to enable graduates to apply integrated technical knowledge/skills and advanced analysis and problem-solving to a particular specialisation in quantity surveying, property development and other related fields, through involvement in an applied research project. Qualification outcomes and assessment criteria Conduct research and development in a specialised area and engage in the transfer of technology in the field of quantity surveying and property development. Admission requirements and selection criteria A BTech: Quantity Surveying, or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard OR A National Higher Diploma: Building Surveying plus approved work experience and other post-diploma qualifications. Students are selected on academic merit and approved field of study. Conferment of degree The MTech: Quantity Surveying will be conferred on students who have completed the research project and dissertation successfully. [-]

MTech in Construction Management (Research - based)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

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. [+]

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 an 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. Conferment of the degree The M Tech: Engineering: Construction Management will be conferred on students who have completed the dissertation successfully. [-]