Welcome to the School of Construction Economics and Management CEM’s research page. The school offers a distinctive opportunity for research candidates to explore knowledge to a high level. With academics from all over the globe, you are well poised to receive the best of both industry and academic excellence. Under the new leadership of Professor Sam Laryea, the school has recently undergone a myriad of transformative and innovative changes which has the researchers as the key focus. At the School of CEM, you have the opportunity to learn and engage with students and researchers from all walks of life, while enjoying the cultural, social, and recreational facilities of one of the world's greatest major cities.
With a broad of construction, project management, and real estate-focused research themes, the school has an expansive array of intellects and NRF-rated professors to assist you to achieve your research goals on a variety of modern research themes such as artificial intelligence for the built and human environment, building information modeling BIM, financial engineering and education. As a researcher at the school, you will be working alongside some of the best and established researchers in your chosen field.
From the moment you apply for your course of choice, there are instantly numerous research support and resources available to you, our support staff are helpful and are ready to ensure that you have a seamless experience in this regard. Once your application is accepted, you are added to the school’s monthly research seminars, you are eligible for supports such as library services, office space, teaching and research assistantships, industry internship opportunities, and funding support.
I look forward to welcoming you to one of our courses in the school, should you have other questions about the courses or process, please visit our school website on http://www.wits.ac.za/study-at-wits/ or send an email to the school’s Postgraduate Officer, Ms Katharine Alexander on firstname.lastname@example.org
All the best,
Prof Kola Ijasan
PG Research Coordinator