Bachelor Of Construction Management, Bachelors Degree Program.

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Course Type: Bachelors Degree

Duration: 4 years

Study Method: Fulltime

Fee: Kshs on application

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Overview:

The Bachelor of Construction Management degree programme at the University of Nairobi is a multi-faceted discipline derived from the four main areas of knowledge namely management, law, economics and technology.


The Bachelor of Construction Management degree programme at the University of Nairobi concept, principles and practice are applied with judgement to develop ways to utilise resources economically in the construction industry.


The Bachelor of Construction Management degree programme at the University of Nairobi graduates will acquire knowledge in principles and practices that focus on the management activities and challenges that organisations face when they undertake construction projects. This will enable the graduate to make rational decisions and provide solutions in regard to complex construction situations.


The Bachelor of Construction Management degree programme at the University of Nairobi is a four year full-time degree programme.


The Bachelor of Construction Management degree programme at the University of Nairobi emphasises the key functions that are applicable to the management of a construction project throughout the construction process.


The Bachelor of Construction Management at the University of Nairobi covers basic concepts, principles, systems and procedures which impact on management functions and processes throughout the project life cycle.


The Bachelor of Construction Management degree programme at the University of Nairobi emphasises the key functions that are applicable to the management of a construction project throughout the construction process.


The Bachelor of Construction Management at the University of Nairobi covers basic concepts, principles, systems and procedures which impact on management functions and processes throughout the project life cycle.

Course Details:

The Bachelor of Construction Management degree programme at the University of Nairobi is a multi-faceted discipline derived from the four main areas of knowledge namely management, law, economics and technology.


The Bachelor of Construction Management degree programme at the University of Nairobi concept, principles and practice are applied with judgement to develop ways to utilise resources economically in the construction industry.


The Bachelor of Construction Management degree programme at the University of Nairobi graduates will acquire knowledge in principles and practices that focus on the management activities and challenges that organisations face when they undertake construction projects. This will enable the graduate to make rational decisions and provide solutions in regard to complex construction situations.


The Bachelor of Construction Management degree programme at the University of Nairobi is a four year full-time degree programme.


The Bachelor of Construction Management degree programme at the University of Nairobi emphasises the key functions that are applicable to the management of a construction project throughout the construction process.


The Bachelor of Construction Management at the University of Nairobi covers basic concepts, principles, systems and procedures which impact on management functions and processes throughout the project life cycle.


The Bachelor of Construction Management degree programme at the University of Nairobi emphasises the key functions that are applicable to the management of a construction project throughout the construction process.


The Bachelor of Construction Management at the University of Nairobi covers basic concepts, principles, systems and procedures which impact on management functions and processes throughout the project life cycle.

Course Entry Requirements:


  •  KCSE applicants: Mean grade C+ with a minimum of grade C+ in Mathematics, English, Physics, Geography or History and Government or Christian Religious Education, Biology or Chemistry or Business Studies or Art and Design or Agriculture.


  • KACE (A level) applicants: Two principal passes, a minimum principal D pass in either Mathematics or Physics and in any one of the following subjects: Economics, Geography and Chemistry and a credit pass in the English language at KCE level or equivalent.



  • Diploma holders: A minimum KCE Division II or mean grade C in KCSE in addition to a credit pass or equivalent of the Kenya National Examination Council KNEC, Diploma or its equivalent in Building Construction, Architectural Studies, Civil Engineering and Applied Physical Sciences.



  • Degree Holders: A holder of a University degree or its equivalent from a recognised university in the following areas: Architecture, Engineering, Design, Economics, Commerce, Quantity Surveying, Building Economics, Land Economics, Planning, or any other relevant Degree.

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Course Objective


  •  Address management challenges in the implementation of construction projects.


  • Improve quality of performance in the construction industry.



  • Develop and create better building methods for effective and efficient utilisation of resources including faster cost effective delivery of construction industry products/outputs.



  • Create empowering and innovative approaches to the discipline of construction management.



  • Develop an awareness of the opportunities for the development of construction management as a profession.



  • Research upon and critically evaluate, appraise and interpret information and its application in the construction industry.


The Bachelor of Construction Management degree programme at the University of Nairobi emphasises the key functions that are applicable to the management of a construction project throughout the construction process.


The Bachelor of Construction Management at the University of Nairobi covers basic concepts, principles, systems and procedures which impact on management functions and processes throughout the project life cycle.

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Course Programme

Year One


Semester One


Physical Environment, Descriptive Statistics, Microeconomics, Introduction to Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Material Science, Social Psychology, Building Science, Communication Skills,


Semester Two


Building Services, Inferential Statistics, Macroeconomics, History of Construction, Building Technology, Theory of Structures, Civil Engineering Construction, Architectural Comm, Elements of Philosophy, HIV/AIDS


Year Two


First Semester


Introduction to Land Surveying, Site Organisation and Management, Building Technology, Construction Plant and Equipment Management, Building Science II, Theory of Structures II, Information Technology Systems, Building Design Studio I,


Second Semester


Project Planning and Control, Construction Materials and Management, Civil Engineering Construction II, Introduction to Law, Building Science III, Measurement for Construction Work I, Property Law, Building Design Studio II.


Year Three


Semester One


Construction Marketing, Principles of Management, Measurements for Construction Work II, Urban and Regional Planning, Law of Contract and Torts, Building Technology, Integrated Design Studio I, Entrepreneurship.


Second Semester


Organisation theory, Project Planning and Control II, Business Law, Social Responsibility and Professional Ethics, Research Methodology, Tendering and Estimating Constructio work, Integrated Design Studio II, Construction and the Environment, Industrial Attachment II.


Year Four


Semester One


Financial Management, Dispute Management and Resolution in Construction, Construction Economics, Risk Management I, Risk Management II, Project Management, Integrated Design Studio II ,


Semester Two


Property Management, International Construction Practices and Procurement, Cosntruction Economics II, Health and Safety Management in construction, Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, construction Implementation Portfolio.