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AUS to launch master's in construction management degree

The American University of Sharjah in the UAE will introduce a Master of Science in Construction Management (MSCM)

The proposal was approved during a meeting of the universitys board of trustees.
The proposal was approved during a meeting of the universitys board of trustees.

The American University of Sharjah in the UAE has introduced a Master of Science in Construction Management (MSCM) degree. 

HH Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah and President of American University of Sharjah (AUS), approved the proposal during a meeting of the university’s board of trustees held at the university on Wednesday.

Dr. Björn Kjerfve, chancellor of AUS, said: “As AUS moves towards realising His Highness’s vision of becoming the region’s premier research university, we are very pleased to add another degree to our growing roster of graduate programmes.

“The new Master of Science in Construction Management is in response to the regional demand in this field. Our graduate programs reflect the societal and industrial needs of the Gulf and the greater Middle East.

 

“On behalf of the board, I would like to extend my gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi for his continuous guidance and leadership. I would also like to thank, on behalf of the AUS faculty and staff, all the other members of the AUS Board of Trustees for their support." 

As chair of the AUS board of trustees, the Sharjah Ruler also reviewed and approved a number of other important resolutions presented during the meeting and expressed satisfaction at the growth and development of the university and the progress it is making with regards to its future plans.

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