MSc in International Construction Management


Courses Content

Note: Curriculum is subjected to changes. Not all courses will be offered each semester.

CV6212 Construction Management (3 AUs)

Structure and organization construction industry; Company and project organizational concepts; Construction contracts and professional issues in construction management; Management of the construction process including costing, estimating and tendering; Technology and application; Case Studies

CV6213 Construction Technology (3 AUs)

Green buildings and sustainable construction; construction safety and legislation; high-rise building construction & precast concrete technology; bridge construction; appraisal and repair of structures; tunnelling & permanent supports; dredging & land reclamation; coastal structures; basement construction.

CV6214 Project Financing (3 AUs)

Financial and economic evaluation techniques related to Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) and Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) infrastructure and construction projects as well as organizations; Project financing and assembling of financial packages to support construction bids; Management of financial risks and taxation relevant to overseas contracts.

CV6215 International Construction & Marketing (3 AUs)

International construction market; Market planning and business development; Strategic planning and management techniques; Construction joint ventures, partnering and strategic alliances; Developing competitive strategies for international construction; Management of international projects; Case studies

CV6216 Techniques of Project Planning & Control (3 AUs)

Techniques for planning and control in managing construction projects; Concepts of network techniques, Resource and cost planning; Operations research methods and Project planning and control.

CV6217 Information Technology in Construction (3 AUs) 

Computerized project management systems; Internet technology; Web applications in construction; Data processing and applications in pricing, tendering, scheduling and cost control system; Simulation of construction operations

CV6218 Value Engineering & Managing Quality (3 AUs)

Environmental Management System and ISO 14000; TQM and quality assessment in Singapore’s construction industry; Systems Approach to Value Engineering; Value Engineering in a broader context; case studies.

CV6220 Construction Law (3 AUs) 

Basic principles of Contract, Tort and Construction Law; Roles & Obligations of Architects, Engineer & Surveyors; Pricing & Claims Practice; Performance & Completion; Variations; Defects; Delays, Damages & Extension of Time; Case Studies