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University of Technology, Jamaica - Master of Science in Built Environment


The Master of Science in Built Environment course of study is designed to offer advanced learners the opportunity to function in a multi-disciplinary environment in their exploration and confrontation of issues relating to the built environment. The learners will advance skills, knowledge, and competence in areas such as Geographic Information System (GIS), project management, site analysis, and urban design and the interconnected issues in the built environment in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean.

Learners will apply knowledge and skills gained from the advanced programme in identifying appropriate solutions for issues relating to the built environment. The course will investigate the links between the environment and the learner will develop analytical and professional skills to promote sustainable development in developed and developing countries.

  • Listing ID: 4685
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Built Environment
  • Awarding Body: University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Qualification Level:
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 07 Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction- 073 Architecture and Construction- 0732 Building and Civil Engineering
  • Qualification Developer: School of Building and Land Management, University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • Entry Requirements: The M.Sc. Built Environment is designed to attract students locally and internationally with an undergraduate degree with minimum 2.7 GPA from the built environment (including Construction Management, Urban and Regional Planning, Construction Engineering, Land Economic Valuation and Surveying, and Geography) as well as graduates from other institutions who desire a solid background in the applications of the disciplines of the built environment.
    Applicants without the necessary background to pursue the graduate studies will have to satisfy the PLA requirements, or by completing at least three undergraduate modules from the faculty as deemed by their course advisor in order to matriculate into the Master\'s course.
  • Number of Credits: 40
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