Frequently Asked Question(s)
Q:What are the contents of the course on Personal Finance in the Master degree in Construction Management?
A:The Master degree in Construction Management has dedicated course on Personal Finance. This course is worth 2 credits in total. It is designed to provide students with understanding of the concepts of practical applications in a management environment. Hands on experience is also provided to the students so that they can get a better picture of practical nature.
Q:Going through search on Master in Construction Management, I came across Constructional Law and Government Regulations course. Can you tell me details?
A:You often come across the reference of various courses and programs relevant to the field when going through search such as Master in Construction Management. Constructional Law and Government Regulations course is included in a number of programs relevant to the field. In this course the students are told the regulatory laws regarding construction management.
Q:What kind of bachelor degree should I have if I want to apply for a construction management masters?
A:Most colleges do not have a preference in terms of academic qualifications at bachelor level, especially where you have work-based experience in the field. For instance, in the construction industry there are a number of people from varying backgrounds such as engineering, accounting and so on. Many colleges would grant admission to those in such fields.
Q:How will a masters construction management qualification help me?
A:Presumably you already work in the construction sector. You will find that this program will equip you with a better and more comprehensive understanding of the management processes within the industry. This will prove invaluable if you want to climb the career ladder. It may also help you/ your employer bid of bigger and more lucrative projects.
Q:If I were to undertake my masters in construction management online, would I be any different from those who have a traditional classroom education?
A:Online programs have been designed to replicate, as much as possible, the same content and quality of education as classroom-taught programs; though the content is adapted to allow it to be taught online. If you were to undertake this program online, you probably would not be able to tell the difference.
Q:My friend told me that after a construction management masters degree online, one can become a cost estimator. What do cost estimators do?
A:Cost estimators are basically responsible for estimating the cost of future projects so that the stakeholders in the project can set up the required the financial capital. Cost estimators are responsible for providing accurate estimates of the profitability of projects. They are also required to review blueprints and even travel to job sites when making their calculations , taking into account the duration of the project, the total cost of the workers employed as well as any other overhead costs.