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Study construction management abroad

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Construction Management degrees abroad

Construction managers are responsible for overseeing the planning, organization, and delivery of commercial, industrial, and domestic construction projects.

As well as developing a sound understanding of construction processes and stages, you’ll become an effective leader. You’ll learn how to get the best out of your team so that projects are completed safely, efficiently, on time, and within budget. You’ll apply your knowledge across a range of briefs and settings, helping you to become a versatile and well-rounded construction professional.

Construction is a global business. Construction managers are often required to work overseas and liaise with clients, suppliers, and subcontractors across borders. Studying abroad will help you hone the cross-cultural communication and collaboration skills that you’ll need to start a successful international career.

Construction Management program structure

Undergraduate degrees in construction management are usually offered as a BSc and require at least three years of full-time study. However, most courses also include an additional 12-month industry placement year, so it’s more common for programs to last four years.

Construction management is also available as a one or two-year master’s program, depending on whether you study on a full or part-time basis. To gain a place on the MSc, you’ll need to have an undergraduate degree in construction management or a related field, like engineering, project management, or human resources.

If you’re still keen to learn more after completing an MSc, you can opt to pursue a PhD. This research-based qualification usually takes between four and seven years to finish.

Construction management programs are typically taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, practical labs, hands-on workshops, and tutorials. Some universities will also organize guest presentations from industry professionals and visits to various construction sites.

Each module will be assessed slightly differently, but you’ll probably encounter exams, essays, presentations, practical assessments, and independent projects.

What’s covered on your construction management program will depend on your university and country of study. However, most courses will provide students with a solid grounding in these core areas:

  • Introduction to the built environment
  • Structures, materials, and construction methods
  • Construction management and site investigation
  • Construction law
  • Construction technology
  • Contracts and procurement
  • Construction and financial management
  • Sustainability and environmental management

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Construction Management study abroad programs

Construction management undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in construction management

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    Architectural Engineering Technology: Construction Management - BSc University of Hartford, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    45,144 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 45,144 USD

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    Architectural Technology: Construction Management - BS New York Institute of Technology, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    41,440 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 41,440 USD

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    Construction Management - BSc University of Nebraska at Kearney, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,900 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,900 USD

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    Construction Management - BSc London South Bank University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    5 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,913 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,780 GBP

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    Construction Management - BS Marywood University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    35,534 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 35,534 USD

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Associate in construction management

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    Building Construction - AASc Portland Community College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    9,290 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,290 USD

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    Construction Management - AASc College of Southern Nevada, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,048 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,048 USD

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    Construction Management - ASc College of the Canyons, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    10,000 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,000 USD

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    Construction Management - ASc Santiago Canyon College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    8,304 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 8,304 USD

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    Construction Management - ASc Laney College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    7,950 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,950 USD

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Certificate in construction management

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    Construction Management - Cert College of the Desert, USA
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    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    7,368 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,368 USD

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    Construction Management - Cert Laney College, USA

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    7,950 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,950 USD

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Pathway in construction management

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    Construction Management (Foundation) - FD Leeds Beckett University, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,960 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,900 GBP

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Construction management graduate programs

Master's in construction management

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    Civil Engineering: Construction Management - MCivilEng University of Canterbury, New Zealand

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    31,485 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 44,000 NZD

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    Civil Engineering: Construction Management (STEM) - MSc California State University, Long Beach, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,604 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,604 USD

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    Construction Management - MCM Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    30,105 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 42,071 NZD

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    Construction Management - MSc Manhattan College, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    19,620 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,620 USD

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    Construction Management - MSc Arizona State University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    15 months
    Annual tuition fee
    25,118 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 25,118 USD

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Doctorate in construction management

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    Construction Management and Economics - PhD London South Bank University, UK

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,913 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,780 GBP

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Diploma in construction management

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    Engineering: Construction Management - PGDipEng University of Auckland, New Zealand

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    31,862 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 44,526 NZD

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Certificate in construction management

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    Construction Management - PGCert Centennial College, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    13,361 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,531 CAD

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Future construction management careers

Your skills in problem-solving, organization, and leadership will make you a stand-out candidate for several roles across the fast-paced construction industry.

Here are some of the most popular career paths pursued by graduates:

  • Construction manager
  • Site manager
  • Estimator
  • Civil engineer
  • Project manager
  • Surveyor
  • Contractor
  • Construction consultant

If you’re unsure of how to land your dream job, arrange to speak with your university’s career service. They can support you if you’re considering postgraduate study or looking for work experience. They can also help you perfect your resume and improve your interview skills.