Engineering and Architecture
UNIVERSITY MASTER'S DEGREE IN BUILDING MANAGEMENT
Only taught at this university
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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA
According to the Regulations of the University of Alicante, the following requirements must be complied to have access to official taught Master’s degrees:
- Non- recognised degree certificates shall require a technical report showing an equivalence statement issued by the University of Alicante (ContinUA – Continuing Education Centre), for which the corresponding fee should be paid.
- Access through this way does under no circumstances imply prior official approval of the holder’s degree certificate, nor its recognition for purposes other than studying a master's degree.
ADMISSION AND ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
1. Admission Profile
Given the limited number of places available, preference criteria will be applied in order to identify those applicants who wish to develop a research career in construction management, whilst the remaining places will be assigned to students interested in professionalisation and specialisation in the construction sector. To this end, and in accordance with the established preference criteria, applicants should already possess certain specific skills and be able to demonstrate the following:
2. Assessment criteria
Applicants’ academic record will be assessed. Applicants who can demonstrate a professional or research focus in Construction Management will be given preference. For other applicants, particular credit will be given for subjects included in their academic record related to Health and Safety, Organisation, Planning and Supervision of Works, Quality Control, Measuring, Budgets and Valuation, the Construction Project Office, Economics and Construction. Following an assessment of the academic record, applicants’ curriculum vitae will be assessed. Where necessary, applicants will be interviewed in order to clarify questions related to their achievements.
In the case of applicants with special educational needs arising from disability, details of the support and resources required should be included.
Given the foregoing requirements and the limited number of places available, applicants should provide documentation regarding:
PRE-ENROLMENT AND ENROLMENT
Students who intend to study for an officially recognised Master’s Degree at the UA should complete pre-enrolment in accordance with the guidelines and deadlines specified annually.
Following publication of the final list of those admitted to the course, an email containing a user password will be sent to successful applicants, enabling them to enrol via the Campus Virtual in accordance with the guidelines and deadlines specified annually.
In the registration process, the documents issued abroad must be official, duly notorised and translated. Further information:
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Research and professional.
Focused on area-specific professionalisation, training in research and an introduction to doctorate studies in Construction Management. An advanced, specific training in Construction Management is offered, enabling students to improve their specific skills in the professional field of Architectural Technology.
Degree course specialisation profile
Professionalisation and introduction to research in Construction Management.
The areas of research on this Master’s Degree are:
Professions for which the degree qualifies its holder
The course contents do not assume professional skills as presently defined in the Organic Law on Education 1 for Architectural Technology. Contents are focused on extending previous knowledge and generating new knowledge, namely, this postgraduate course is aimed at specialisation, extending the vocational training of students holding a degree in Architectural Technology and providing training in research and doctorate studies in this field. The Master’s Degree takes an integrated approach, bringing together in a single degree all the advanced and specialised training necessary to begin a doctorate programme, from the technical knowledge perspective. Considering research as a professional field, this Master’s Degree can be seen as a period of preparation for the doctorate programme.
TIMESCALE FOR IMPLEMENTATION
1. Timescale for implementation of the new Master’s Degree
Implemented in the academic year 2009-2010, in order to enable students to complete the training stage and commence their doctorate studies.
2. Equivalence Recognition Procedures, where appropriate, between the current and the new course programme.
Since this Master’s Degree does not strictly represent the transformation of a previous degree, credit equivalence between previous studies and this course is not envisaged.
3. Studies that will be discontinued and replaced by the proposed Master’s Degree:
Officially recognised Master’s Degree in Construction, forming part of the officially recognised Postgraduate Programme in Construction, Technology, Research and Development, regulated by Royal Decree 56/2005.
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Ctra. de Alicante s/n 03690
San Vicente del Raspeig (Alicante)
Telephone:+ 34 96 590 3648
Fax:+ 34 96 590 3644
Telephone: + 34 96 590 9422
Fax: + 34 96 590 9442
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