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University of Technology, Jamaica - Bachelor of Engineering in Construction Engineering


This Course of Study seeks to equip graduates with the skills to conceptualize, analyze, design and develop construction projects as well as plan, organize and control the successful implementation while being ethical, responsible and cognizant of the impact of engineering on the society from the environmental, economical, social and cultural standpoints. It is focused on equipping students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to meet the needs of the construction industry, particularly in the planning, design, management and implementation of complex construction projects.

The theoretical and practical foundation laid by this course of study is intended to help graduates build a professional career in Construction Engineering leading to professional development as an Engineer. Graduates will also be equipped with technical and management skills vital to the design, planning, development and implementation of construction projects such as infrastructure works, structural engineering, service engineering, rehabilitation and research.

  • Listing ID: 4687
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Construction Engineering
  • Awarding Body: University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Qualification Level:
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 07 Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction- 071 Engineering and Engineering Trades- 0710Engineering and Engineering trades not further defined
  • Qualification Developer: School of Building and Land Management, University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • Entry Requirements: 5 CSEC/GCE O-Level passes including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Two (2) other subjects (Technical or Science related); PLUS a total of four (4) CAPE units (including units 1 and 2 for Pure & Applied Mathematics and Physics) or two (2) A\'Level subjects in Mathematics or Physics; OR Successful completion of PCS. Graduates of the Diploma in Structural, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering OR Graduates with Associate Degrees in Engineering course of studies may articulate into this degree programme. A combination of pre-engineering courses (PEC*/PET) and CSEC/GCE O-Levels and/or any other programmes/qualifications, which can be assessed for equivalencies.
    An interview may be required.
  • Number of Credits: 137
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