PhD in Construction Engineering and Management

General

Program Description

Graduate Institute of Construction Engineering and Management was founded in 2001. The Institute is the first of its kind in public universities in Taiwan. It was formerly the Construction Engineering and Management Division at the Department of Civil Engineering, which was established in 1991. Following the successfulness of the Division, the Institute continues to grow prosperously in all dimensions, reflecting the great need for the domain knowledge of construction engineering and management in Taiwan. Currently, there are 7 full-time faculty members, 24 graduate students at Master degree level and 19 at the doctoral level in the Institute.

Required Courses

Construction Planning and Schedule Management, BIM and Computer Application, Construction Cost Management, Construction Quality Management, Construction Management Seminar, Thesis writing and Issuing

Elective Courses

Tool Course

  • Research Methodology for Construction

Professional Management

  • Construction Planning and Schedule Management
  • Construction Productivity and Contract Management
  • Construction Risk Management
  • Construction Financial Management
  • Construction Information and Knowledge Management

Construction Law

  • Construction Dispute Resolution
  • Legal Topics in Engineering
  • International Construction Contracting

Sustainability

  • Green Building and Sustainable Construction Evaluation
  • Sustainable Development and Construction

Requirements for Graduation

Required credits: 24 credits (including 15 credits for required courses & 9 credits for elective courses)

Duration of Study: 2~7 years

Other requirements :

  • Construction Management Seminar
  • Topic Research
  • Pass doctoral candidacy qualification examination within the first four years.
  • Publish at least 2 papers in internationally recognized journals(EI、SCI、SSCI).
  • Pass an oral defense of a dissertation.

Admission Documents

  • Study Plan
  • Research Proposal
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • TOEFL or Other Evidence of English Proficiency
  • Evidence of Chinese Proficiency
  • Related Academic Publications
Last updated February 2018

About the School

National Central University was originally founded in Nanjing, China in 1915. NCU had later developed into a renowned academic institution with comprehensive programs and outstanding faculty, enjoying ... Read More

National Central University was originally founded in Nanjing, China in 1915. NCU had later developed into a renowned academic institution with comprehensive programs and outstanding faculty, enjoying a high reputation equal to that of Peking University. In 1962, the Graduate Institute of Geophysics was founded in Miaoli, Taiwan as the re-establishment of the University. The campus was relocated to Zhongli in 1968, and today it has become a home to more than thirteen thousand students and teachers. Read less