Background

BRIEF HISTORY

The department of Construction Management was founded in 2001  year at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya. This was after the university realized there was a niche for professionals with a practical and hands on approach to the rapid growing construction industry. The department offers

  • Bachelor of Construction Management ,
  • Bachelor of Quantity Surveying,
  • Masters of Construction Project Management ,
  • PhD in  Construction Project Management
  • The recent proposed Bachelor of Real Estate

within which period the student are trained virtually in all aspects of construction processes and management from building through services engineering to infrastructure services (roads, water, waste water, ICT etc) and quantifying of construction projects.

The training is done by a team of highly qualified professionals in the field of Architecture, Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Property Valuation, Construction and Project Management among others.

Those who graduate from our program get full market placement within their first quarter after graduation and have successfully worked in the following areas:-

  • Building and civil engineering contractors
  • Architectural firms
  • Project management e.g  Construction
  • Engineering firms
  • Project evaluation and costing firms
  • Quantity surveying firms
  • Contracting and consultancy
  • Sales and marketing e.g buildings and construction products
  • Production and manufacturing companies (maintenance)
  • Property and facilities management
  • Energy sectors
  •  Roads
  • Contracting and consultancy
  • Building and civil engineering contractors
  • Property Management Banking industries e.g mortgages

                                                                          

JKUAT is ISO 9001:2008 Certified

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