MSc. Construction Management

About this program (In Affiliation with Glasgow Caledonian University, UK)
(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.


  • Students who successfully complete 120 credit hours will be awarded Postgraduate Diploma in Construction Management awarded by Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland, UK.
  • Students who successfully complete 180 credit hours will be awarded Master of Science in Construction Management awarded by Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland, UK.

Entry requirements

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

  • A Bachelor’s 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.
  • Applicants must have CGPA of not less than “GOOD” or equivalent. Pass grade will be accepted if the candidate is having at least two years of experience in the field of specialisation.
  • 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.
  • Experienced students with diploma or advanced diploma will also be considered as per the MoHE regulations.

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 Mabahij Saif Al Hadi
Deputy Manager
MSc Admissions & Marketing
Tel: +968 24536165 Ext 612
Mobile +968 79161001
Email: masters@nu.edu.om

For academic related inquiries:
Ms Soleen Jaber Ahmad Al Hasan
Senior Lecturer
Civil & Environmental Engg Department
Tel: +968 24536165 Ext 553
Email: soleenalhasan@nu.edu.om

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