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Faculty of Business & Media



Faculty of Business & Media

 

Construction Management via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Construction Management Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Construction Management Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Construction Management Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Construction Management Online via distance learning

 

The construction industry requires highly qualified professionals to manage its increasingly complex technical and management operations. This program describes the work accomplished by all the professional groups (Architects, Engineers, Construction Managers, Materials Suppliers and Vendors, etc.) associated with this industry. Also, it examines the resources (money, machines, material, and human) needed to fulfill a construction project. It discusses issues of budget estimation, cost control, and analysis of construction operations progress.

 

Academic Supervisor : Graeme Dean Hamilton
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...

 

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Construction Industry
Construction Materials & Assemblies
Construction Cost Analysis
Building Technology
Building Design
Construction Law & Safety
Construction Management
Construction Firm Management

 

 

Construction Management via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Construction Management Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Construction Management via distance learning = 24 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Construction Management Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Construction Management via distance learning = 24 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Construction Management Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Construction Management via distance learning = 24 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Construction Management Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Construction Management via distance learning = 24 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments.

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - Construction Management Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

Construction Management via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
This course is suitable for company training. More info...

 

Construction Industry
This course reviews the organization, relationships, practices, terminology, project types, procurement methods, industry standards, contract documents, and career opportunities in the construction process, with emphasis on the organization and uses of architectural and engineering drawings and specifications.
Academic Supervisor : Miguel Ángel Fernández Sánchez

Construction Materials & Assemblies
This course examines the principles, techniques, equipment, and materials used in the construction industry. It focuses on selecting the proper materials and equipment for specific construction tasks and estimating costs. It evaluates the properties of building materials such as: concrete, brick, wood, steel, plastics, synthetic fibers, adhesives, sealants, and composites.
Academic Supervisor : Miguel Ángel Fernández Sánchez

Construction Cost Analysis
This course studies cost management procedures as applied to the building process from the conceptual phase through owner operations, including conceptual estimating, construction cost analysis and control, value engineering, and life-cycle costing. It considers the economic analyses of building construction projects, houses, and building components.
Academic Supervisor : Fernando Minaya Rodríguez

Building Technology
This course presents important issues of building technology namely heating, cooling, plumbing, electrical distribution, and fire protection systems and emphasizes on the aspects of their design, construction, budgeting, and problem solving. It presents solutions for achieving energy-efficient buildings, for evaluating thermal performances, materials and envelopes resistance, air flow through and around buildings, and strategies for integrating technology into the architectural design process.
Academic Supervisor : Graeme Dean Hamilton

Building Design
This course studies building design processes and the evaluation of design alternatives. It explores a conceptual building design: area requirements, space layout, structures, enclosure systems, and services. It includes site preparation and earthwork, wood framing, masonry, concrete forming, precast construction, industrialized building, shoring, and underpinning.
Academic Supervisor : Verónica Torres Cervero

Construction Law & Safety
This course focuses on the legal issues arising from building design and construction, risk management, accident prevention, and liability awareness. It covers topics such as construction, legislation, regulation, occupational safety and health issues, and other related laws related to the construction industry.
Academic Supervisor : Fernando Minaya Rodríguez

Construction Management
This course examines the financial, technical, environmental impact, risks, regulations, and management activities associated with the development of construction projects, including business and construction concepts, as well as marketing strategies for continued profitable operation of a construction firm.
Academic Supervisor : Graeme Dean Hamilton

Construction Firm Management
This course considers the management of a construction company including organization, corporate structure, operation procedures, marketing, and human resources. It stresses on safety and loss prevention, insurance, risk management, financing, accounting, marketing of construction services, and bonding requirements for construction company.
Academic Supervisor : Graeme Dean Hamilton

 

Admission - Construction Management Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham International University distance learning higher education degree programs, you need to send in a filled out, dated and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from our website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to the corresponding BIU Office and allow ten business days for processing. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in PDF Format.

Allow ten business days for processing.

ALL applicants must:
* Fill out the application for admission;
* Submit one ID-sized photo; and
* Date and sign the application.

ALL Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate applicants also must:
* Attach biodata in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (Resume);
* Submit Registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details);
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents; and
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Recognition - Construction Management Online via distance learning

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Non formal and independent education leading to degrees not formally recognized by a Ministry of Education.
Acceptance of these distance learning higher education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution or company policy and country legal framework.

 

 

Recommended Professional References

Construction Management Online via distance learning

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.

 

ACA - Association of Consultant Architects

ADPSR - Architects, Designers, Planners for Social Responsibility

AECB - Association for Environmentally Conscious Building

AFRER - Foundation for African Real Estate Research

AFRES - African Real Estate Society

ALAI - Alianza Latinoamericana de Asociaciones Inmobiliarias

APA - American Planning Association

APREA - Asia Pacific Real Estate Association

ARCOM - Association of Researchers in Construction Management

AREF - Association of Real Estate Funds

ARES - American Real Estate Society

AREUEA - American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association

ASA - Asociación Sostenibilidad y Arquitectura

ASBA - Association of Self-Build Architects

ASBEA - Associação Brasileira dos Escritórios de Arquitetura

ASRES - Asian Real Estate Society

B&ES - Building & Engineering Services Association

BCIA - Building Controls Industry Association

BTES - Building Technology Educators' Society

CECA - Civil Engineering Contractors Association

CEPHEUS - Cost Efficient Passive Houses as European Standards

CGCOAPI - Consejo General de los Colegios Oficiales de Agentes de la Propiedad Inmobiliaria

CIB - Conseil International du Bâtiment (International Council for Building)

CIBSE - Chartered Institution of Building Services

CIC - Construction Industry Council

CILA - Confederación Inmobiliaria de Latino America

CIRIA - Construction Industry Research and Information Association

CLC - Construction Leadership Council

CMAA - Construction Management Association of America

CPA - Construction Products Association

CRELA - Commercial Real Estate Legal Association

EDRA - Environmental Design Research Association

EPRA - European Public Real Estate Association

ERES - European Real Estate Society

EuroACE - European Alliance of Companies for Energy Efficiency in Buildings

FEDCRE - Federation of Corporate Real Estate

FFB - Fédération Française du Bâtiment

FIABCI - International Real Estate Federation

FIIC - Federación Interamericana de la Industria de la Construcción

FMB - Federation of Master Builders

FNAIM - Fédération Nationale Immobilier

FPAA - Federación Panamericana de Asociaciones de Arquitectos

GBA - Green Building Alliance

GHA - Good Homes Alliance

HBF - Home Builders Federation

IFHP - International Federation for Housing and Planning

IFMA - International Factility Management Association

IHBC - Institute of Historic Building Conservation

INTA - International Urban Development Association

IPHE - International Passive House Association

IRES - International Real Estate Society

LARES - Latin American Real Estate Society

NAEA - National Association of Estate Agents

NAIOP - Commercial Real Estate Development Association

National Association of Realtors

PRRES - Pacific Rim Real Estate Society

SAH - Society of Architectural Historians

SCL - Society of Construction Law

SFA - Société Française des Architectes

SLFM - Sociedad Latinoamericana de Facility Management

STBA - Sustainable Traditional Buildings Alliance

TRADA - Timber Research and Development Association

UCATT - Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians

UIA - Union Internationale des Architectes

ULAI - Unión Latinoamericana de Administradores Inmobiliarios

UNPI - Union Nationale de la Propriété Immobilière

WGBC - World Green Building Council

 

 

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