Master: Master Of Construction

Master: Master Of Construction

Master of Construction
Phased IN – replaced MTech Construction Management and MTech Quantity Surveying

Course Information and Fees

The course produces experts in integrated technical knowledge and skills, as well as advanced analytical and problem-solving capabilities, in specialised fields of construction, financial control, and policy formulation. The research focus of the department is on community-based research.Research-based Degree
Students conduct supervised research in a specialised area of construction management or quantity surveying and complete a dissertation.

Purpose and Rationale of the qualification
This qualification is intended to enable graduates to apply integrated technical knowledge/skills and advanced analysis and problem solving to a particular specialisation in construction management, property and other related fields, through involvement in an applied research project


Career Opportunities
Employment opportunities are many and varied. The main areas of employment are with building contractors and professional quantity surveyors. Opportunities also exist for self-employment, or employment in property development, with mining houses, financial and insurance institutions, with state and semi-state departments and in marketing with retailers and manufacturers in the construction industry.


Admission requirements


For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements


For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

Sixth Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Research Areas:

  • Housing
  • Health and Safety
  • Facility Management
  • Project Delivery
  • Community Development
  • Project Costing


Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / Two years


Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Three years


Course is offered on Bellville Campus.


For any queries get in touch with:


Contact: Dr J Fapohunda
Telephone: +27 21 959 6007
Fax: N/A

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