The College of Science and Technology is pleased to announce admission to Masters in Construction Management commencing from February 2021.
Aims of the programme
The Masters in Construction Management programme is designed to provide theoretical as well as practical knowledge and skills for managing the social, technological, financial, and environmental challenges facing the construction industry of today. Addressing the principal and emerging concepts and methodologies of construction project management it provides advanced educational opportunities for cognate students from a wide range of industries/background including engineering, architecture, and the real estate and construction sector.
The programme will kick start the student's career or further develop the expertise to advance their career in the construction industry.
Drawing references to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK), the international benchmark and framework upon which the practice of project management is based, the course will produce project managers capable of managing constraints in time, resource, and quality, as well as the social, environmental and regulatory challenges in the construction industry.
The programme targets both regular and in-service candidates. To accommodate and cater to the pressing time and work demand for in-service candidates, the programme offers flexibility for students to voluntarily exit after each semester.
Students will be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in Construction Management (PgCert.in CM) and Post Graduate Diploma in Construction Management (PgDip. in CM) after the successful completion of the semester I and II respectively. Option to continue the programme after a certain duration is also offered upon fulfilling the necessary entry requirement conditions.
A total of 10 candidates will be selected based on the following criteria. The college will offer a full scholarship to seven candidates based on merit.
5.1.1 Eligibility criteria - applicants should have an undergraduate degree in civil/electrical/mechanical engineering or architecture or a four-year degree in construction engineering and management with a minimum score of 55%
5.2 Selection criteria – applicants will be selected on merit based on the following
- An interview – 60%
- Academic performance based on the degree results – 10%
- Letter of motivation – 30% (Click Here to download the format)
- Recommendation letter from an academic or work supervisor (Click Here to download the format)
5.3 Documents required
- All applicants must submit copies of academic transcripts duly attested by an authorized person/agency.
- Applicants who have graduated from the Royal University of Bhutan need not attest to their documents.
- The selected applicants will have to produce original transcripts during registration.
- International applicants from non-native English speaking countries will need to provide evidence of having taken the bachelors programme in English medium.
Interested candidates (both pre & in-service) fulfilling the above criteria may directly apply to the college. The last date to submit an application is 30th November 2020 and oral interview will be conducted between 1st and 5th December 2020.
Selection results will be declared on 10th December 2020. The selected candidates for the programme should register by 1st February and classes will commence from 8th February 2021.