Project Management is a critical element of the delivery of the majority of engineering works, and organisations outside the engineering arena are increasingly adopting a “project” approach in many of their activities.
The Master of Engineering Studies in Construction Management provides graduates with an in-depth understanding of the construction management discipline applied in the modern construction industry.
Graduates will be equipped with skills and knowledge for a career as a construction manager within the New Zealand and international construction industries.This specialisation is aimed at current and future managers in the construction industry including clients, contractors and consultants.
Taught (120 or 180 points) The MEnergy’s flexible structure gives you the opportunity to consider your personal strengths, undergraduate qualifications, previous work experiences and learning objectives. This makes our programme an excellent choice for students who need to study part-time, or are currently working in industry. Approximately half of the students on our programme are working part-time, sponsored by their employers.
Elective enrolments may depend on your prior study and professional experience, but ultimately, choosing the appropriate courses and topics can allow you to concentrate on and develop strengths in your energy field of choice.
Our broad list of electives include courses in: • Advanced Project Management • Engineering Risk Management • Construction Management • Work Based Learning • Civil Engineering Administration • Project (research or industry based) • Asset Management • Engineering Construction Logistics • Engineering Decision Making • Simulation in Construction • Business School courses (eg, International Management, Perspectives on Globalisation, Leadership etc.) • Engineering Technical courses
Next generation research at the Faculty of Engineering
The Faculty of Engineering is dedicated to providing you with all the facilities, flexibility and support needed for you to develop the skills needed for the workforce. We boast research themes and programmes that provoke interdisciplinary projects, bringing together expertise from our five departments, other faculties, and industry partners and research organisations. Collaborative study is strongly encouraged – postgraduates in particular have the benefit of experiencing cohorts with diverse academic and industry backgrounds.
You will gain access to world-renowned experts who actively demonstrate the positive impacts research have on society. High-performance equipment and labs beyond industry standards are at your fingertips. Our facilities extend beyond study hours – we take pride in our involvement in student events and associations across the University, and are dedicated to providing you with academic, personal and career advice. We encourage you to take advantage of our resources, and use them to expand the possibilities of your research and career path.