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CEG2005 : Construction Management

  • Offered for Year: 2024/25
  • Module Leader(s): Professor Mohamad Kassem
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus

Your programme is made up of credits, the total differs on programme to programme.

Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0
European Credit Transfer System


To enable students to develop knowledge of contemporary construction environment, apply the skills required for managing the delivery stages of construction engineering projects, and examine the challenges of construction management and the importance of effective management of people to achieve project success.

Outline Of Syllabus

The following list is indicative. Actual subjects may differ from those listed.

- Ethics and professional practice, commercialism and professional behaviour.

- Scheduling, resource management, and project planning and control.

- Procurement systems, project costs, and estimating, tendering and bid selection.

- Digital Construction, Building Information Modelling and visual planning.

- Health and safety: legislative background, principles of hazard control and prevention, and risk management of health and safety.

-People Management: team dynamics, managing others, behaviour and dealing with conflicts, and communication.

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Structured Guided LearningLecture materials22:004:00Pre -recorded lecture presentations, videos and supporting documentation
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion130:0030:00Examination revision and completion
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion112:0012:00Pass/fail multiple choice test preparation
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture101:0010:00lecture presentation and supporting documentation.
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading132:0032:00Supplementary reading and research
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesPractical61:006:00Various practical released via Canvas; PiP Lecture and practical material review - inc. tests, quizzes and short written exercises
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesDrop-in/surgery61:006:00Questions and answer sessions online via zoom, discussion board, or surgery time.
Jointly Taught With
Code Title
CEG2700Professional Practice
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

The module will be delivered using a mix of PIP and on-line asynchronous activities supported with Q&A and Drop-in Sessions.

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination1201A100Examination relating to the areas of the syllabus.
Exam Pairings
Module Code Module Title Semester Comment
Professional Practice1N/A
Zero Weighted Pass/Fail Assessments
Description When Set Comment
Digital ExaminationMAspects of health and safety
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

Assessment of the Health and Safety aspects of the module syllabus is undertaken with a multiple-choice Pass/Fail test.

The remaining elements of the module syllabus are assessed by an examination.

Reading Lists