img

master

Degree

Master of Engineering Studies in Construction Management

master

Degree

Master of Engineering Studies in Construction Management

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    44,526 NZD

  • Application fee

    0 NZD

  • Years of study

    1 year

  • PGWP Duration

    3 years

  • Min required GPA

    65 out of 100

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-February 08-December-2021 08-December-2021
Winter-July 04-July-2021 04-July-2021
Winter-July 04-July-2022 04-July-2022

Overview

Master of Engineering Studies in Construction Management

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.

What can you study in Construction Management?

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.

Programme structure

Taught:

This is available as either a 120-point (1 year full-time) or 180-point (18 months full-time) programme. The option you pursue generally depends on your prior study.

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$60,930

Total costs

yearly

$9,252

Cost of living

1 person

$7,152

Accommodation

1 bed room

$44,526

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

Taught 120 points:

You must have completed a four-year bachelors degree in engineering at a recognised university (or similar institution), in a field similar  to your intended specialisation (Engineering, Construction, Architecture or another similar discipline), that includes:

  • Broad coverage in your first year of the foundational science topics that underpin engineering disciplines: mathematical modelling, chemical and materials science, electrical engineering theory, mechanics, programming, and engineering design.  
  • One year of postgraduate-level study
  • A research project or dissertation comprising at least one-quarter of the final year.

You will need a GPE of 4.0 (65%-69.9%).

Other pathways to study

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

Required documents

1_ Copy of birth certificate/passport
2_ Transcript
3_ Official programme completion certificate
4_ Mark sheets
5_ Relevant course outlines
6_ English language proficiency

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
-
listening
21
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
English Language Academy pathway programmes

You can meet postgraduate English language requirements by successfully completing:
1_ The Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP), or
2_ The English Pathway for Postgraduate Studies (EPPS).

Career Opportunities

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:

  1. Construction Manager
  2. Construction Contracts Manager
  3. Cost Engineer
  4. Construction Project Manager

Auckland Weather chart

Auckland Weather chart

Related Courses

Related courses in univly