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Construction Management, h21, Full-time

2021

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CORE STUDIES
                                                       
Language Studies
                                                       
Swedish 3
     
             
                             
Swedish - Oral Skills 0                                                        
Swedish - Writing Skills 0                                                        
Finnish 3
       
               
                         
Finnish - Oral Skills 0                                                        
Finnish - Writing Skills 0                                                        
English 3    
           
                           
     
Research Methodology 3    
           
                         
     
Statistical Methods, Documentation and Writing 3      
           
                             
Constructions and Entrepreneurship
                                                       
Project Building Wooden Structures 6
     
           
                             
Starting and Runing Your Own Business 3    
           
                           
     
Introduction to Academic Studies 1
     
           
                               
Applied Software Tools 5
     
           
                             
Mathematics
                                                       
Functions and Equations 1 3
     
             
                             
Geometry and Vectors 3
       
             
                           
Functions and Equations 2 3
       
               
                         
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PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
                                                       
Introduction to Building Techniques
                                                       
Building Materials and Techniques 5
     
           
                             
Concrete Technology 5
       
             
                         
AutoCAD Drawing 3
       
               
                         
Introduction to Structural Design 3
       
             
                           
Introductory Work Safety and Construction Law 3
     
           
                             
Basic Physics for Construction 3
       
               
                         
Fundamentals in HVAC and House Technology 3
     
             
                             
Residential and Public Buildings
                                                       
Digital Tools for 3D Planning 3  
       
                   
                   
Building Design 3  
       
                 
                     
Soil Mechanics and Foundations 3  
       
                 
                     
Foundation Engineering 3  
         
                   
                 
Concrete and Masonry Structures 1 5  
       
                 
                   
Wooden Structures 1 3  
         
                     
               
Steel Structures 1 5  
         
                     
               
Cost Calculation 3  
       
                 
                     
Life Cycle Analysis for Buildings 3  
         
                     
               
Indoor Climate and Healthy Houses 3  
         
                     
               
Building Physics in Housing Production 3  
         
                   
                 
Construction Chemistry 3  
         
                   
                 
Building Mechanics
                                                       
Structural Mechanics 1 5  
       
                   
                   
Mechanics of Materials 1 5  
         
                   
               
Building Conservation
                                                       
Surveying Buildings and Plan for Maintenance 3    
         
                         
         
Technical and Physical Measurements in Buildings 3    
         
                         
         
Construction and Site Management
                                                       
Site Management and Production Planning 6  
       
                   
                   
Project Management and Quality Assurance 3    
         
                       
           
Building Information Modeling 3    
         
                         
         
Concrete Work 3    
         
                       
         
Work Management and Timetable for Demanding Construction Projects 6    
         
                       
           
Contract Offer and Contract Agreement 6      
           
                             
 
Case Study in Site Management 10    
           
                         
       
Soil Mechanics 3      
           
                             
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ELECTIVE STUDIES 10                                                        
Elective Studies 10 credits
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PRACTICAL TRAINING
                                                       
Internship
                                                       
Student Internship 1 10
       
                 
                       
Student Internship 2 10  
         
                       
             
Student Internship 3 10    
           
                             
   
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THESIS
                                                       
Degree Thesis 10      
           
                             
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ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 62 66 60 22 29 33 28 38 26 34 22 10.5 18.5 8.5 14.5 10 11.5 16.5 11.5 16.5 10 13 13 14 10 10 14 8

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.

Description

In this degree program, students are trained for many different tasks related to construction and a sustainable development of the community's built environment as construction supervisors. This means building new and renovating existing buildings.

The construction supervisor's work is technology-focused but also very human-oriented. Construction supervisors often work with different project and supervisor tasks, at the same time with many people in different roles. Some construction supervisors also work in various sales tasks within construction, so human contacts are important in the construction supervisor's profession.

In addition to building technology and materials, the studies include: economics, environmental aspects, leadership, project work and individual work as well as sustainability in construction and social development. In this degree program, students deepen themselves in project and work management, ie learning to lead construction that results in well-built sustainable houses and buildings, buildings to be proud of the rest of their lives.

The studies in the program are realized through lectures and exercises, both in groups and independently. It also includes excursions and compulsory internships, and individual company-based studies in management for all students. Partly included are virtual studies. The company-placed studies in work management are generally placed in medium-sized or large construction companies.

The central part of the studies is that they prepare you to have a central role in the construction industry in creating a sustainable and climate-smart society. Issues related to sustainability and a climate-smarter society are included in many of our courses, sometimes as central content, sometimes as a framework. Of the UN's 17 goals for sustainable development according to AGENDA 2030, numbers 3 (Good health and well-being), 11 (Sustainable cities and communities), 12 (Responsible consumption and production) and 13 (Climate action) are most central in our education. Objectives 6 (Clean water and sanitation), 8 (Decent work and economic growth) and 9 (Industry, innovation and infrastructure) are also treated in particular in our courses.

Characteristic of the construction supervisor's profession is that you have to work with many people and in the long term with issues of crucial importance for sustainable development. The result of the work is lasting for many decades.