MSc in Construction Management (Research)

Study Discipline: Business Administration
Study Programme Details
Country: South Africa
Admission Sessions:Summer Session
Study Format: Full Time, Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a journey of advanced learning and exploration with the MSc in Construction Management (Research) at the University of Johannesburg. This qualification is not just about gaining knowledge; it’s about developing an intellectual capacity to apply construction economics and interdisciplinary principles independently to address society’s complex management systems problems. The program is designed to cultivate an advanced capability for exploratory construction cost engineering research while fostering a lifelong learning approach and the ability to mentor other students in similar fields.


Dive into the world of construction management excellence with the MSc in Construction Management (Research), identified by the program code M6CM0Q. Offered on both a part-time and full-time basis, this program operates at NQF Level 9, encompassing 120 credits. Situated at the Doornfontein campus, this MSc program is a hub of intellectual and professional growth.

Through a curriculum that reflects current trends and anticipates future possibilities in the construction management field, you will find yourself at the forefront of innovation and expertise. The program is not just an academic pursuit; it’s a transformative experience that prepares you for leadership roles in the industry.

Admission Requirements

Students are selected on the basis of academic merit and an approved field(s) of study. An average mark of a 65% in the previous degree qualification is required.


  • Advanced Construction Economics
  • Design and Synthesis in Construction Management
  • Inter-disciplinary Principles in Construction
  • Construction Cost Engineering Research
  • Dissertation

For more information, please visit respective university web page link.

Future Career Outcomes

This program isn’t just about obtaining a degree; it’s about emerging as a leader in construction management. Our alumni serve as exemplars of success, holding influential positions in the industry. The program aligns seamlessly with industry demands, ensuring that your skills are not only current but also adaptable to the evolving job market.

Visa Requirements:

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