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New offering in 2020: Postgraduate Diploma in Construction in Construction Management

The Bachelor of Health Sciences in Medical Laboratory Sciences is a 4 year full-time programme offered at the Bloemfontein campus. The bachelors is a NQF level 8.

Career opportunities

The process of professional development towards qualifying as a Professional Construction Manager starts with the attainment of an advanced qualification that focuses on the practice of construction management. The Postgraduate Diploma in Construction in Construction Management offers such a qualification. After graduation a programme of training, further study and knowledge development with relevant work experience can be followed to attain the competencies for registration as a full Professional Construction Manager or Professional Construction Project Manager, if desired. Professional registration is not mandatory, though for industry participation, the graduate learner can advance to the highest levels in industry in practicing quantity surveying after gaining the necessary work experience.

Career opportunities for graduates of the programme exist in built environment. These include building construction, building maintenance, building restoration and asset management. Graduates may become part of a design or development team, be self-employed or act as consultants to the construction industry. Graduates may choose careers across a range of sectors, including:

  • Construction Management or Project Management consultancies.
  • Construction and specialist trade companies.
  • Design and build companies.
  • Buildings renovation and restoration companies.
  • Property developers and consortia.
  • Local authorities and regulatory bodies.

For more information on the programme visit, Department of Built Environment

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