In fast-growing countries around the world, there have been huge developments in urbanisation, infrastructure and city growth. The need to accommodate this growth requires a trained, professional workforce skilled at construction management and construction engineering techniques.
The MSc Construction Management meets this need with an interdisciplinary programme focused on the management of construction engineering projects. It covers advanced knowledge of management, economics, information engineering, civil engineering, environmental engineering, and technologies.
The design of this programme integrates social, economic and environmental aspects into construction engineering projects’ life cycle; and addresses the importance of sustainability in construction to ensure that construction is carried out with limited environmental impact, or adverse impact on society.
By the time you graduate from the MSc Construction Management, you will be able to:
The university offers a broad range of activities aiming to enrich master students’ theoretical and experiential learning and professional development. Trainings, workshops and seminars, covering varieties of themes and topics, both generic and subject-specific, are often offered at both university and school/department levels. You may also be provided with opportunities to work as a teaching assistant, research assistant, or intern at XJTLU. Depending on the programme, field trips and company visits may be organized, and invited talks may be given by the industrial experts and professionals. Such activities will not only support you in your programme study, but also develop your personal and professional skills and enhance your overall employability.
For this part-time programme, modules will be mainly delivered on weekdays and Saturdays.
The construction industry in China and around the world is calling out for graduates to take on specialised managerial roles in this dynamic fast changing industry. The programme is designed to meet the growing need for professionals with advanced technical, engineering, management and applied research skills not only in the construction industry but also related industries.