Programme objectives

Degree Progr. in Construction Management (TBYPH), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2018

Last edit: 12/06/2018
Approved: 12/06/2018

This information is for students who have started on their studies in the 2018-2019 academic year. The content of year 2 of the course may be subject to change. Keep checking the KTH website for information about the most recently set course plan.

The course for the degree examination, valued 120 credits, specializing in Construction Management provides training in preparation for working as e.g. a production engineer with companies active in the production phase in the housing construction, civil engineering and installation sectors. It has a mixed theory-practical profile, and after having fulfilled the course, the students will be able to work in production, e.g. in labour management, cost estimation and planning.

Knowledge and understanding

Upon completing the programme, students should:

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills in building physics, structural engineering, structural mechanics, and mechanical stress theory.
  • Have basic technical skills regarding the construction process.
  • Have acquired specialised training in the field of building technology and structures/infrastructure.
  • Possess relevant knowledge in construction supervision, construction management, and leadership for use in their professional roles.

Skills and abilities

Upon completing the programme, students should:

  • Have professional skills that were integrated into the programme, such as the ability to work in and lead a group, and oral and written communication skills in Swedish.
  • Have practical experience from companies with worksites in the construction, installation, and civil engineering industries.

Ability to make judgments and adopt a standpoint

Upon completing the programme, students should:

Be aware of how construction affects society, taking into account human circumstances and needs, and societal objectives regarding resource management, the economy, and the environment