Auckland University Of Technology Master Of Construction Management

You can complete a Master of Engineering Studies in Construction Management. Radical changes in the building industry have led to a demand for professionals with a new set of knowledge, skills and capabilities. This programme aims to provide you with an in-depth understanding of the construction management discipline so you are able to meet current industry demands.

The subjects that will impart this understanding include Construction Supply Chain Management, Infrastructure Asset Management and Engineering Contracts for Projects. The aim is to build your confidence for working in an industry known for its dynamic, complex and unpredictable nature.

Master of Construction Management

Want to take your construction career further? Study the Master of Construction Management and further your knowledge of how to manage complex construction projects.

The Master of Construction Management has been developed in partnership with construction industry leaders to meet the demand for professional managers who are technically competent in construction and able to manage the complexity of modern construction projects.

The programme is aimed at construction professionals including engineers, quantity surveyors and architects.

Minimum entry requirements

One of the following with a B grade average or higher in level 7 papers:

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree OR
  • Relevant graduate diploma OR
  • Relevant professional qualification or experience approved by the Dean (or representative) to be equivalent to at least a three-year bachelor’s degree


  • Relevant engineering or managerial work experience approved by the Dean (or representative) to be equivalent to one year of advanced study

International student entry requirements

English language requirements
  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

English language requirements

Where can postgraduate study in Construction Management take you?

Choosing postgraduate study in Construction Management prepares you for a range of roles throughout the construction industry both in New Zealand and overseas. There is a key focus on managing varied stakeholder requirements such as economic and environmental variables. Our graduates have ended up in roles such as:

  • Construction Manager
  • Construction Contracts Manager
  • Cost Engineer
  • Construction Project Manager

Graduates from this programme typically include those who:

  • Have well-developed critical thinking skills
  • Hold in-depth knowledge of new concepts from leading research
  • Can apply a range of management skills, approaches and techniques
  • Are attractive to employers looking for professionals who are passionate about their discipline