Master Of Engineering (construction Management) in University of Canterbury
Duration : 16 Months
Intake : Feb
Level : Postgraduate
Tuition & fees : $ 31,500 Per Year
IELTS : 6.5
TOEFL : 90
PTE : 64
About Master Of Engineering (construction Management) in University of Canterbury
Construction Management is the overall planning, co-ordination and control of a project from beginning to completion. Construction Project Management is aimed at meeting a client's requirements in order to produce a functionally and financially viable project.
Construction Management professionals undertake a wide range of tasks, including:
Specifying project objectives and plans. Defining the scope, budget and schedule for a project;
Setting performance requirements and selecting project participants
Employing procurement methods to maximise the efficient use of resources (labour, materials and equipmentCo-ordinating and controlling the planning, design, estimating, contracting and construction
Developing and implementing effective communications and mechanisms for avoiding and resolving conflicts among those participating in the project.
The Construction Management programme offers graduates study leading to the Master of Engineering degree. The focus is on professional programmes that combine theory and application with a strong emphasis in applied management. The master's programme is an advanced curriculum designed to allow students to tailor a portion of the specialisation requirements to meet individual interests and goals.
Students can study a Doctor of Philosophy in Bioengineering, Chemical and Process Engineering, Civil Engineering, Earthquake Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering at UC.
Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.
Start date: Monthly by arrangement with supervisor
Bachelors: No specific cutoff mentioned
Applicants must hold a qualification equivalent to a New Zealand university bachelor degree with a minimum overall grade comparable to a B grade at UC and in a relevant subject area,OR
Applicants must normally have completed one of the following:
Bachelor of Engineering with Honours with first or second class honours
Bachelor of Science with Honours with first or second class honours, in relevant subjects
Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering with a GPA of 5 or more
English language requirements for postgraduate qualifications
If you want to study towards a postgraduate qualification, eg a Postgraduate Diploma, Masters, or PhD you must have one of the following:
IELTS -Academic An average score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
TOEFL iBT -Total minimum score of 90, minimum score of 19 in reading, writing and listening. Please note UC only accepts TOEFL iBT scores from a single test date, not MyBest scores.
TOEFL PBT - With a minimum score of 575 and TWE with a minimum score of 4.5
CCEL EAP- Level 2 with a minimum B+ grade
CAE or CPE- Score of 176 with a minimum of 169 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
Pearson Test of English (Academic)- PTE with an overall score of 58 and no PTE communicative skills score below 50
NZCEL- Level 5
University of Canterbury Highlights
No. of Campuses
1 main campus
No. of Residence Halls
Graduate Job Rate
89.9% (full time)
Above 600,000 NZD pa
Cost of Attendance
29,550 NZD pa
Mode of Program
Full time and online
University of Canterbury Tuition fee
New Zealand Living Expenses
You'll require between $20,000 and $25,000 a year ($380–480 per week) for housing/rent, food, transportation, phone bills, internet usage, and entertainment, in addition to your tuition and insurance fees. The average living expense will be the same for everyone, regardless of their tuition or course price. Please keep in mind that these are only suggestions; the Immigration New Zealand requirement is $15,000 per year including return travel or an additional $2,000.