Construction & Project Management

Construction & Project Management is about the logistics involved in managing construction projects.

Examples of construction projects include buildings, bridges, highways, and dams.

Studying in this area involves learning how to ensure a project is completed on time and within budget and in accordance with its design.

This includes learning about construction methods and technologies and how to manage a construction site or project.

NZ university majors related to this area

Though in the same subject area, they may be very different.

Examples of career opportunities

Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!).

  • Project manager
  • Construction manager
  • Building inspector
  • Construction site manager
  • Carpenter
  • Construction foreman
  • Academic

Income and employment prospects

Income

174% of national
median earnings


Employment

73%
Employed
2%
Unemployed
20%
Further study
5%
Other or unknown

Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.

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