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The primary purpose of the Doctoral Degree is to develop an individual, in a chosen Built Environment field, to be able to contribute independently to the development of significant and original knowledge at an advanced level.

The research problem, its justification, process and outcome are reported in a thesis, which complies with the generally accepted norms for research at this level.

The qualification is intended for persons who will make a contribution, through research, to understanding the application and evaluation of existing knowledge in a specialised area of construction management and quantity surveying.


  1. A Master of the Built Environment or equivalent

The Doctoral Degree can only be undertaken as a full research option.