What’s it like to do a PhD in Construction Management?
Doctoral research in Construction Management can encompass a variety of topics, from the impact of new technologies on the construction industry to innovative approaches to project management. Typical research topics include:
- Building resilience
- Built environment
- Climate change resilience
- Energy demand
- Energy efficiency
A PhD candidate in construction management might also choose to focus on a specific area of the construction industry, such as architecture, engineering or contracting.
No matter what the focus of their research, PhD candidates in Construction Management are expected to produce a substantial piece of original scholarship. This may include conducting original research, writing a dissertation or publishing articles in peer-reviewed journals.