Bachelor of Technology (Hons) - Construction Management

4 years
18,740 CAD/year
Rolling admission
Rolling admission
Toronto / Canada
George Brown College of Applied Arts and Technology

Program description

The Honours Bachelor of Technology (Construction Management) program integrates theory, research, fieldwork, and practical teaching. The curriculum blends construction engineering and technology with business and management concepts as applied to construction.

Students learn to handle building projects from beginning to end. They have the technical and soft skills to complete projects on time and on budget. Graduates receive the Hons. B.Tech. credential (Construction Management).

The Honours Bachelor of Technology (Construction Management) program is certified by the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, the Chartered Institute of Building, and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Graduates can join construction management societies. Education, training, and job experience determine professional membership.

Graduates qualify for the Canadian Construction Association's Gold Seal Certification (GSC) to become certified superintendents, foremen, estimators, project managers, construction managers, and safety practitioners.


Program structure

Semester 1

  • Construction Materials
  • Introduction to Construction Management
  • Construction Materials Testing and Analysis
  • Residential Construction Technology
  • Blueprint Reading and Construction Measurement
  • Technical Communications
  • Technical Mathematics 1

Semester 2

  • Construction Surveying
  • Building Code and Regulations 1
  • Construction Graphics 1
  • Construction Health and Safety
  • Foundations in Building Science
  • Technical Mathematics 2

Semester 3

  • Construction Estimating 1 – Quantity Surveying
  • Soils and Foundations
  • Structural Systems in Building Construction 1
  • Construction Graphics 2
  • Applications in Building Science
  • Construction Law

Semester 4

  • Structural Systems in Building Construction 2
  • Construction Estimating 2 – Pricing
  • Commercial Construction Technology
  • Macro and Micro Economic Theory
  • Construction Project Management 1 – Planning

Semester 5

  • Highrise Construction Technology
  • Construction Estimating 3 – Bidding
  • Mechanical and Electrical Construction Practices
  • Construction Health and Safety
  • Construction Site Engineering Management
  • Heavy Construction Management Practices 1
  • Field Experience Preparation 1

Semester 6

  • Construction Project Accounting
  • Construction Estimating 4 – Cost Control
  • Capstone 1 – Bid Competition
  • Field Experience Preparation 2
  • Heavy Construction Management Practices 2
  • Construction Quality Management
  • Construction Project Management 2 – Contract Administration

Semester 7

  • Economics of Project Development
  • Preconstruction Cost Planning
  • Applications in Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Decision Analysis and Critical Thinking
  • Research Methods
  • Construction Project Procurement 1
  • Labour Relations and Human Resources Management
  • Construction Business Management & Entrepreneurship

Semester 8

  • Project Risk Management
  • Sustainable Construction Management Practices
  • Capstone Industry Research 2
  • Project Financial Monitoring
  • Construction Procurement 2
  • Leadership and Ethics for Construction Managers


Base tuition fee (for two semesters - 1 year):

  • 18,740 CAD for international students

Additional fees:

  • Application Fee - 110 CAD 
  • Incidental Fees (student ID, student association membership, etc) - 2,000 CAD 
  • Mandatory Health Insurance - 756 CAD for 1 year coverage

Requirements for applicants

Admission Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma with six grade 12 University (U) or University/College (M) courses, or equivalent, including: Grade 12 (U) English and any grade 12 (U) mathematics.
  • A grade of at least 60 per cent in English and math
  • An overall average of 65 per cent in six grade 12 (U) or (M) courses.
  • Recommended courses: basic computer software applications and calculus and vectors.

English language proficiency

  • George Brown English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program - Level 9;
  • IELTS (Academic) - 6.5, minimum 6.0 in each skill band;
  • TOEFL - 84 (online) minimum 21 in each skill band;
  • Duolingo English Test - 115;
  • MELAB - 80;
  • PTE (Academic) - 54, overall minimum, 50 in each skill band;
  • CAEL - 60 (overall);
  • Cambridge English Exams (B2 First, C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency) - 169 or more (with no individual skill below 162).

About the university

George Brown College opened its doors in 1968, welcoming just over 2,000 students. 

Since then, full-time student population has grown to more than 30,000. People come to George Brown from across the Greater Toronto Area, the country and the world to develop the skills and gain the real-world experience needed to succeed in the workplace. Since 2004, under current President Anne Sado’s leadership, George Brown has more than doubled in size, broadened international partnerships and increased commitment to strengthening the cultural, economic and social fabric of Toronto.

About George Brown College

The college located in Toronto, Canada. It has three campuses - Casa Loma, St.James, Waterfront, other locations where students attend classes and Student Residence.

George Brown College educates a blend of theory and hands-on experience, prioritizes real-world learning and provides students with opportunities to work alongside industry professionals in applied research and fields education opportunities. Its industry partnerships mean students get the latest trends and tech they can expect in the field. The college offers 170 programs in 7 centers. They include Art, Design and Infromation technology, Business, Community Services and early childhood, Construction and Engineering technologies, Health Sciences, Hospitality and Culinary arts, Preparatory and liberal studies.

Experiental and work-integrated learning oportunities are availabale to students to take part in.

6 reasons to study at George Brown

  • Study in Downtown Toronto
  • Hands-on, real world experience
  • Infromed by industry
  • Expert instructors
  • Applied research
  • Promoting enterpreneurship

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