The specialisation in building is conceived for those students who aspire to become construction managers and work with medium to large general contracting companies. It has a strong technical component concerned with construction planning, contract administration and site operations.
Intended learning outcomes
Understand the technical and management requirements of the building construction process;
Acquire professional knowledge of complex building components and systems;
Evaluate procurement methods and understand contractual arrangements for the design and construction of facilities;
Analyse and allocate the resources and people needed to ensure the safe delivery of buildings to clients;
Develop process planning and contract administration skills;
Become an effective team player in a multilayered organisation.