MSc. Construction Management

About this program (Degree Awarded by Glasgow Caledonian University, UK)

The MSc Construction Management program is designed to impart the knowledge and skills that modern construction professionals need in order to meet the growing challenges of the field by focusing on sustainable construction methods and innovative management practice. The program is useful for civil engineer, construction manager, architect and quantity surveyor as well as for engineers, wishing to advance and enhance their careers as modern construction professionals.

Career Opportunities

A broad range of career options in Oman and abroad exist in the public and private sectors with construction engineering contractors, project manager, company manager, contract manager, sustainability consultant, health, safety and environment consultants, project risk analysts and in national and local government agencies in areas including municipalities, building and infrastructure projects, maintenance, building regulations, compliance and assessment of building services etc.

Entry requirements

In addition to the general master’s entry requirements, the specific program requirements are as follows:

  • A Bachelor's honour degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering including Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying, Construction Engineering, Civil Engineering, Measurement & Cost Engineering and Architecture or any equivalent program from an internationally recognized university with a minimum of a 2nd class honours or equivalent GPA.
  • Proficiency in English language equivalent to IELTS band 6 (with a minimum of no less than 5.5 in each element) OR a minimum TOEFL rating of 550 or equivalent English Language test for the applicants who were not assessed and taught in English at UG level.
  • Graduates of Caledonian College of Engineering (Currently, College of Engineering – NUST) who have completed a degree which is delivered and assessed in English and awarded by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), are exempt from the above English requirement and are normally granted entry on satisfactory completion of the pre-entry English course for postgraduate entry provided by the College.

What will you study?

Semester 1
Course Name Credit hours
Construction Economics and Procurement 15
Construction Management 15
Total Credit Hours 30
Semester 2
Course Name Credit hours
Construction Financial Management 15
Project Management 15
Total Credit Hours 30
 
Semester 3
Course Name Credit hours
The Management of Health, Safety and Environment project Risks 15
Sustainable Design and Construction 15
Total Credit Hours 30
Semester 4
Course Name Credit hours
Strategic Management in Construction and Property Enterprise 15
Risk and Value Management 15
Total Credit Hours 30
Exit with PG Diploma(120 Credits)
Semester 5
Course Name Credit hours
Masters’ Dissertation/Project 60
Total Credit Hours 60
Exit with MSc Degree (Total 180 Credits)

Contact Details

For administration related inquiries:
Ms Rita Samuel
Asst. Manager
MSc Admissions & Marketing
Tel: +968 24536165 Ext 212/213
Mobile +968 94627959
Email: masters@nu.edu.om

For academic related inquiries:
Dr Omar Amoudi
Associate Professor
Civil & Environmental Engg Department
Tel: +968 24536165 Ext 383
Email:
omaramoudi@nu.edu.om



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