Construction Management is the overall planning, coordination, and control of a project.
Students in this program are trained virtually in all aspects of construction processes and management from building through services engineering to infrastructure services (roads, water, waste, ICT etc)
The degree program is offered by the Department of Construction Management, under the School of Architecture and Building Sciences (SABS).
The Department of Construction Management was founded in the 2001/2002 academic year at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT).
The training program is practical orientated. Field work and studio based projects will form the major mode of training.
The program takes four (4) academic years to complete, each year comprising of two (2) semesters of sixteen (16) weeks each.
Students are also required to undertake at least two (2) Practical Attachments lasting eight (8) weeks each as part of the degree program.
The minimum entry requirements for this degree program are:
K.C.S.E mean grade of a B-(minus) and at least a C+(plus) in Mathematics, Physics, and any group III, IV, or V subject (History/Geography/CRE/IRE/HRE OR Biology/Chemistry OR Home Science/Art/Design/Agriculture/Aviation Technology/Computer Studies OR French/German/Arabic/Music/Business Studies)
A holder of a Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Diploma (or equivalent qualification) in relevant discipline, with credit or distinction may be considered.
Those who graduate can successfully work in the following areas:
- Building and civil engineering contractors
- Architectural firms
- Project management firms
- Engineering firms
- Project evaluation and costing firms
- Quantity surveying firms