MSc. Construction Engineering and Management

This course has been designed for the professionals involved in the construction industry or recent graduates who have a recognized basic degree in Civil Engineering , Construction Engineering and Management, Architecture or Construction Management, Agricultural Engineering or Biomechanical & Process Engineering or equivalent. The course theory is conducted in Nairobi Central Business District (CBD) while practicals and laboratory work are conducted at the main campus at Juja.

The main objective of the programme is to develop competent and well-rounded construction engineers and managers whole will have skills to source, secure and effectively handle projects in the domestic and international construction market. The Master of Science Degree is be done by course work, examination and thesis.

Admission Requirements
For applicants who have a recognized basic degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Engineering and Management, Building Economics, Construction Project Management or Architecture or Construction Management, or Agricultural Engineering or Biomechanical & Process Engineering or equivalent, the following requirements shall apply;
a) a holder of at least second class honours, Upper Division, degree as underlined above, of JKUAT, or
b) a holder of at least second class honors, Upper Division, degree as underlined above, from any other institution recognized by JKUAT senate as being of equivalent academic status, or a holder of at least second class honors, Upper Division, in a field which is recognized by JKUAT as an adequate prerequisite for the Master of Science in Construction Engineering and Management, or any other equivalent qualification.
c) A holder of second class honors, Lower Division, degree as underlined above, of JKUAT, or any other institution recognized by JKUAT Senate as being of equivalent academic status, and who in addition must show proof of either two years relevant experience and professional development or academic advancement through research, publication and postgraduate certificate course related to construction engineering & management since graduation with the Bachelors degree, or a Postgraduate Diploma in the relevant field.

Course Distribution
Semester I
Core Units

ECE 3181  Construction Management and Financing
ECE 3182  Sustainable Construction Technology
ECE 3183  Construction Equipment and Methods
ECE 3185 Project Management

Elective Units* (A candidate to select any one unit)
ECE 3189   Value Engineering & Managing Quality
ECE 3190   Construction Materials
ECE 3171  Foundation Engineering
EMT 3107  Applied Mathematics

Semester II
Core Units
ECE 3184  Design of Construction Operations and Systems
ECE 3186  Research Methodology
ECE 3187  Information Technology in Construction
ECE 3188  Construction Law

Elective Units* (A candidate to select any one unit)
ECE 3107  Natural Disaster Management
ECE 3169  Marine Structures
ECE 3191  Labour based Technology in Construction