Enhance your employability in the competitive global market with a qualification that provides advanced technical foundations and industrial perspectives in your chosen field.
The MEngSt allows students with academic engineering backgrounds to expand their existing theoretical and practical skills.
You can complete a Master of Engineering Studies in Construction Management. Radical changes in the building industry have led to a demand for professionals with a new set of knowledge, skills and capabilities.
This programme aims to provide you with an in-depth understanding of the construction management discipline so you are able to meet current industry demands.
The subjects that will impart this understanding include Construction Supply Chain Management, Infrastructure Asset Management and Engineering Contracts for Projects.
The aim is to build your confidence for working in an industry known for its dynamic, complex and unpredictable nature.
This is available as either a 120 (1 year full-time) or 180-point (18 months full-time) programme. The option you pursue generally depends on your prior study.
Taught 180 points:
You must have completed an undergraduate engineering degree at a recognised university (or similar institution), in a field similar to your intended specialisation (Engineering, Construction, Architecture or another similar discipline).
You will need a GPE of 4.0 (65%-69.9%).
If you do not meet the GPE requirement, you can still gain entry by passing 60 points towards the Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering with a GPA of 4.0.
In exceptional circumstances, the university will consider you for entry if you have completed an undergraduate degree and have three years of work experience in engineering.
Choosing postgraduate study in Construction Management prepares you for a range of roles throughout the construction industry both in New Zealand and overseas.
There is a key focus on managing varied stakeholder requirements such as economic and environmental variables. The university graduates have ended up in roles such as:
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