• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The Construction Engineering and Management – Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin Madison provides you with expertise in the theoretical and practical methods of planning, design, and construction, building on your civil engineering foundation in environmental engineering, transportation, structural analysis, fluid dynamics, and material science.

In just one year of intensive face-to-face learning, you gain an enriched understanding of construction scheduling, cost estimating, construction law, business management, ethics, risk management, safety and quality management, project control, teamwork, leadership, written and oral communications, and continuous improvement. You emerge fully prepared to immerse yourself in construction engineering and management.

Industry partners are strongly engaged in all aspects of the Construction Engineering and Management program, serving as adjunct professors, professors of practice, instructors, strategic advisors, and general supporters. This provides you with a valuable network of contacts during your time on the UW–Madison campus and once you enter the workforce.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Legal Aspects of Engineering
  • Mechanical Systems for Construction
  • Construction Project Management
  • Construction Labor Productivity Management
  • Field Engineering Workshops: Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical
  • Architecture Design for Construction

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: The deadline is 15th of December annually.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 graduate credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    98

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:

    154

    Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:

    163

    Recommended Analytical Writing score:

    4

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • Have a bachelor’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from an ABET-accredited engineering program or from a recognized international institution
  • Complete the supplemental application section required by the Civil and Environmental Engineering program
  • Submit a 1,000 word or fewer statement of purpose; include your technical areas of interest, coursework emphasis, research experience, professional goals, faculty members you are interested in working with, and any other items relevant to your qualifications for graduate school
  • Submit three letters of recommendation
  • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required for admission

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31665 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31665 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    31665 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31665 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    15007 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15007 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Based on one year time to completion (fall, spring and summer semesters). Additional student fees may apply.

Living costs for Madison

  • 1015 - 1760 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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