Master of Arts Construction Management

Overview

The Bachelor of Construction Management is a four (4) year full-time degree programme.  It is a multi-faceted discipline derived from the four main areas of knowledge namely management, law, economics and technology. Its concept, principles and practice are applied with judgement to develop ways to utilize resources economically in the construction industry. Graduates of this degree programme will acquire knowledge in principles and practices that focus on the management activities and challenge that organizations face when they undertake construction projects. 

The curriculum comprises of a two-year programme covering four semesters, leading to the award of the Master of Arts degree in Valuation and Property Management.

The curriculum consists of lectures, coursework, seminars and project work; written examination papers at the end of each semester of the first year; and written examination papers at the end of the first semester of second year plus a research project to be examined at the end of second semester of the second year.

Course Outline

The course comprises 16 compulsory course units and a research project as listed below.

First Year

Candidates shall be required to take six courses in the first semester, and five courses in the second semester.

  Semester 1                                                                 Hrs

BLE 501                                                            Research  Methods    45

BLE 503                                                        Property Development 45

BLE 505                                             Agricultural and Forestry Economics     45

BLE 507                                                      Computer Application in

               Valuation and Property Management           45

BLE 509                                             Urban Economics and Management     45

BLE 511                                                            Land Management    45

  Semester 2                                                                  Hrs

BLE 500                                                 Valuation of Natural Resources          45

BLE 502                                             Financial Management in Real Estate     45

BLE 504                                                         Property Management 45

BLE 506                                                  Property Portfolio Investment          45

BLE 508                                              Environmental Impact Assessment      45

Second Year

Candidates shall be required to take five written courses in the first semester, and undertake a research project to be examined at the end of second semester.

  Semester 1                                                                 Hrs

BLE 600                                                           Professional Practice   45

BLE 601                                                 Property Agency and Marketing          45

BLE 602                                                      Valuation of Equipment,

               Furniture and Fittings                                    45

BLE 603                                                    Risk Management and Loss

               Adjustment                                                     45

BLE 604                                                       Arbitration and Conflict

               Managementin Real Property                         45

  Semester 2

BLE 605                                                              Research Project       225

 

MA Construction Management

MA Construction Management

Semester I

Semester II

Yearly Total

Tuition Fees @ 12,000

72,000.00

72,000.00

144,000.00

Medical

5,000.00

-

5,000.00

Computer

5,000.00

-

5,000.00

Caution Fees

5,000.00

-

5,000.00

Library

2,000.00

-

2,000.00

Registration

1,000.00

-

1,000.00

Exams @1000

12,000.00

-

12,000.00

Field Excusion

2,000.00

-

2,000.00

ID Card

500.00

-

500.00

Activity

2,000.00

-

2,000.00

Total

106,500.00

72,000.00

178,500.00

 

 

 

 

MA Construction Management-Year 2 (total of 11)

 

Semester I

Semester II

Yearly Total

Tuition Fees @ 12,000

66,000.00

66,000.00

132,000.00

Medical

5,000.00

-

5,000.00

Computer

5,000.00

-

5,000.00

Library

2,000.00

-

2,000.00

Registration

1,000.00

-

1,000.00

Exams @1000

11,000.00

-

11,000.00

Field Excusion

2,000.00

-

2,000.00

ID Card

500.00

-

500.00

Activity

2,000.00

-

2,000.00

Total

94,500.00

66,000.00

160,500.00

 

 

 

 

Grand Total: MA Construction Management (total of 23 Units)

 

 

339,000.00

Exam Regulations

Part 1 Examination Regulations

i)        Examination for each course shall be held in the semester in which the course is taught.

ii)       A candidate shall be required to pass in all the course units.

iii)      Each course unit shall be examined by continuous assessment and by a 1 x 3 hour written examination.

iv)      The pass mark shall be 50% in each paper.

v)       Continuous assessment shall constitute 30% of the total marks while the written examination shall comprise 70%.

vi)      Continuous assessment marks shall be attained from grades achieved within the semesters project and library research papers and other tests as may be given in each course.

vii)     A candidate who fails in 2 or more course units may on recommendation of the Faculty Board and approval by Senate be allowed to retake the failed course units during the next ordinary university examinations.  Such a candidate shall Not be allowed to proceed to the next year of study unless he/she passes all the papers.

          The following candidates shall be discontinued:

          -         Those who fail in five or more papers.

          -         Those who fail in the same papers in the resit examination above.

Part II Examination Regulations

i)        Each student in the second year will be examined by means of coursework and written examinations in the First semester.

ii)       A candidate who fails in 2 or more course units may on recommendation of the Faculty Board and approval by Senate be allowed to retake the failed course units during the next ordinary university examinations.

iii)      The Research Project will be examined at the end of the Second Year and will account for the equivalent of 5 course units.

iv)      No candidate shall be allowed to undertake the research project before passing all the 16 course units for Part I and Part II examinations.