Qualification & Code


Campus Duration of Programme Enrolment Option(s) SAQA Credits NQF Level Admission Requirements Selection and/or interview

1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

Semester 1



See below: Additional Admission Requirements.


Additional Admission Requirements                                                                                                      

For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:

Appropriate M+3 qualification.


For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

National Diploma: Building, with the appropriate instructional offerings.

A weighted average of 60% in the final year of National Diploma Study 60% for Construction Management III in the final year of the National Diploma Study is recommended.

Career Opportunities

The construction manager is the operations management specialist of the construction industry by assuming the responsibility for the physical construction of buildings and other immovable assets. The nature of the modern construction projects demands not only sound technological knowledge, but also specialised management expertise in all project and business aspects of construction, in order to achieve stipulated performance parameters in the form of certainties related to the management of cost, time, finances and resources that are inclusive of manpower. The demand for this expertise in the construction industry is ever growing, and construction managers are often absorbed into top management positions in the construction enterprise where knowledge and skills are applied at the corporate management level.




APC40AI Appropriate Construction IV
ASM40AI Asset Management IV
BEP40AI *Building Entrepreneurship IV
COE40AI *Construction Economics IV
CLP40AI *Construction Law and Procedure IV
KON40AI *Construction Management IV
DEM40AI Development Management IV
NMD10AI *Research Methodology I
*Compulsory instructional offerings

For more information contact: 
Department of Built Environment

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Updated: 03 May 2017

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