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Management in the Building Industry, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #324 (QS) ,
The Aalborg University Master’s programme in Management in the Building Industry (Master of Science in Engineering) gives you insight into all management-related phases of modern construction; from ideas about shape and use to project design, construction, management, operation, and maintenance.

About

Besides the technical aspects, the programme also covers fields such as organisation, economics, project management, working environment, logistics, and information technology.

Thus, the Aalborg University programme in Management in the Building Industry (Master of Science in Engineering) focuses on the whole – in both the construction project and in the construction company.

With a Bsc in Engineering you can enroll in the Master of Science in Engineering in Management in the Building Industry.

Management in the Building Industry can also be studied as a Master of Science in Technology progamme. Applicants who hold another qualifying education than a BSc in Engineering can apply for this programme.

Job and Career

Graduating from Management in the Building Industry, you have a series of different career opportunities. Client consultants, architectural firms, consulting engineers, contractors, building completion companies, and suppliers are all examples of industries demanding the specific competences that graduates from the Master’s programme in Management in the Building Industry possess.

Your own interests, your ambitions, and your profile obtained through the programme are decisive in terms of your future career. Some choose their career path based on their field of specialisation during the programme, while others seek jobs within the categories of development engineer, coordinator, or consulting engineer. Regardless of your interests, there are plenty of job opportunities when graduating from Management in the Building Industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Project Management and Production in Construction

  • Management of the Construction Process

  • Framework of Construction

  • Development of Project and Quality Management Systems

  • Choose between: Management of Construction Industry Companies or Management of Construction Industry Facilities Management Companies

  • Information Technology and Building Modelling

  • Development of Advanced Project and Quality Management Systems

  • Strategy and Performance Measurements

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    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:

    6.5

    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

General Requirements

Admission to the Master's program in Construction Management requires a bachelor's or diploma engineering degree in construction and engineering with specialization in construction and engineering at AAU or similar (other undergraduate programs in construction and engineering AAU can be taken with special option in the bachelor's degree), eg:

  • Building and Construction (Esbjerg)
  • Construction and Construction (Aalborg)
  • Construction and Civil Engineering  specializing in Civil Engineering, Diploma Engineer (Aalborg)
  • Construction and Civil Engineering  specializing in Civil Engineering, Diploma Engineer (Esbjerg)
  • Building, Diploma Engineer VIA University College

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13345 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13345 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

99,600 DKK

Living costs for Aalborg

  • 5936 - 8300 DKK/month
    Living Costs

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

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