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Urban Economics & Mangagement

The School of Urban Economics and Management is originally developed upon the Department of Management Engineering founded in 1997. Then, its name was changed into the School of Economics and Management Engineering in 2006 and most recently the School of Urban Economics and Management in 2020. Currently, the School of Urban Economics and Management has 5 departments, 4 institutes, 5 centers and 5 bases along with the Green Construction Research Institute and the Urban Management Research Institute founded in 2018. Adhering to the priniciple of development with characteristics, the school constantly optimizes its structure of disciplines and majors, and promotes cross-disciplinary integration. It has four first-class disciplines, i.e., Management Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Law and Sociology and is qualified to award two academic master's degrees on Management Science and Engineering and Business Administration as well as four professional master degrees, i.e. Master of Engineering Management (MEM), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Social Work (MSW) and Master of Law (ML). The school offers six undergraduate programs, including Construction Management, Cost Engineering, Urban Management, Business Administration, Law and Social Work. Among them, the Construction Management program is a national first-class construction major in China and a first-class key construction discipline in Beijing. The Cost Engineering is a municipal first-class construction major of Beijing. The Management Science and Engineering program passed the evaluation by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of China in 2008, 2013 and 2018 with distinction. The MBA and MSW all passed the evaluation by the Ministry of Education of China.

The School of Urban Economics and Management (SUEM)is dedicated in improving faculty quality . Presently, more than 60% of its full-time teaching staff have senior professional titles, over 80% of them with doctoral degrees, and more than 50% are Double Qualified Talents. SUEM actively diversifies its educational approaches, and has achieved fruitful results in teaching. SUEM focuses on nurturing talented young prospects who interested in the field of construction, real estate and urban management from Beijing as well as the whole country. Currently, there are over 1,700 students enrolled in SUEM. Its graduates are welcomed and recognized by employers for their comprehensive know-hows, solid professional knowledge and strong application ability.


Department

Construction Management

Department of Construction Management, formerly known as the Teaching and Research Section of Construction Economic Management in the Department of Civil Engineering, is funded by Professor Liu Changbin and Professor Cong Peijing in 1997. Since 1998, the department has been qualified to award master degree of Management Science and Engineering. The department has also been qualified to provide Master of Engineering Management (MEM) in 2018 and to provide qualification training and vocational training for first-class Construction Engineers, Cost Engineers, Supervision Engineers and other professionals in construction sector. The department is the cradle for construction management and cost management talents for Beijing and the broader Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.

The department offers two undergraduate programs: Construction Management which has been selected as National first-class major and Cost Engineering which has been selected as Beijing first-class major. The Department of Construction Management has outstanding faculties with a total of 21 full-time lectures, including 4 professors, 7 associate professors and 10 lecturers, 95% of which has been awarded with doctoral degree. In addition, 6 staff members has worked as member of National Steering Committee for Construction Management and Quantity Surveying (SCCMQS) and evaluation experts of the Major of Civil Engineering. The department hence has established a full-time teach-research team leading by SCCMQS members and several awarded teachers as well as part-time lectures leading by Academician Xiao Xuwen, member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.

public management

Founded in December 2009, the Department of Public Administration is a teaching and research unit of urban management with distinctive architectural university characteristics. Rooted upon the strategic demands of China's new urbanization and the coordinated development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei, relying on the discipline advantages of Beijing University of Civil engineering and Architecture, we diligently promote the introduction of New Liberal Arts Paradigm into urban management, and provide outstanding young talents with solid fundamental knowledge and visionary perspectives in accordance with the ever changing management demands from municipality of Beijing and its functions. Presently, the department has formed a young, energetic and innovative academic team with excellent structures in terms of educational backgrounds, professional titles and seniorities. There are 12 full-time lectures with educational and academic backgrounds from disciplines of management and economics, more than 80% are awarded with doctoral degrees, including 1 professor, 6 Associate professors, 5 lecturers who have achieved fruitfully in fields of urban management and policy, urban crisis management, land and space governance system, new rural construction and other academic research and policy advisory areas.


Business Administration

The Department of Business Administration was founded in 2002, now has formed a multi-level training system including undergraduate, graduate and subsidiary degree. Based on the principle of business administration, and relying on the characteristics and advantages of BUCEA, the Department serves the strategic needs of China's urban and rural construction, highlights the characteristics of architecture and real estate in discipline and specialty development, personnel training, scientific research and social services. We aim to cultivate students’ abilities in business management, entrepreneurship and international vision. The Department of Business administration has a high-quality and innovative faculty. Among the 16 full-time lectures, there are 5 professors, 10 associate professors and 1 lecturer. They have made outstanding achievements in the fields of technology economy and management, business management, real estate planning, asset evaluation, real estate operation management, logistics and supply chain management.

Law

The Department of Law was established in 2003 and has been involved with the training of master students in Engineering in 2005. The Law Program (Engineering Law and Contract Management) was set up under the Master Program of the  Management Science and Engineering (MS&E) in 2006 and in the Master Program of Engineering in 2008. The Experimental Class of International Engineering Law was launched in 2020. Master of Law was approved in 2020.

The Program meets the 2018 national standards for teaching quality of law and has a team of faculties with well-structured distributions in age and academic degrees, as well as a balanced combination of professional titles, especially we value our faculty members with real-world professional backgrounds. There are 12 full-time lectures among which more than 90% have the legal professional qualification and over 80% have the occupations such as the director of industry association, legislative consultation expert for the government, people’s assessor, arbitrator and legal advisor for enterprises. The quality of students, employment rate and employment quality of the Program are among the top three of all majors in BUCEA. Most of the graduates have become the backbone of their organizations, a large number of outstanding graduates were awarded with the excellent judges of Beijing and advanced workers of Beijing.

Social Work

The Department of Social Work initially enrolled higher vocational students in 2004 and undergraduates in 2005. In 2014, it was approved to award Master Degree in Social Work, and in 2015 recruited the first batch of graduate students. In 2018, it was qualified in the assessment by the National NSW Educational Committee. Keeping its foothold in Beijing, the major focuses on meeting the personnel demands on social service and management. Students are trained with professional ethics, and to master specialized knowledge and skills in social work with aims of cultivating versatile talents interested in social justice, team spirits and innovative thinking and with practical know-how in community construction and planning.

Currently, the department has 21 lectures, including 9 MSW supervisors. Among them, 12 full-time teachers from the Department of Social Work, and 9 professional teachers from other majors of BUCEA. The teaching staff has strong practical ability, 3 teachers have established social work offices and 5 teachers have obtained the qualifications as social workers and psychologists.


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Faculty

Courses

Construction Management

Course Type

Course Attribute

Course Title

Semester

Total Class Hours

Major Academic Subjects

Compulsory

Advanced Mathematics A(1)

1

96

Introduction of Major

1

8

Principle of Management

1

32

Descriptive Geometry B

1

36

Economic law

1

24

Advanced Mathematics A(2)

2

80

Linear Algebra

2

40

Engineering Mechanics B

2

48

Engineering Drawing B

2

36

Principle of Accounting

2

32

Introduction to College physics

2

64

Theory of Probability and Statistics  A

3

64

Principle of Economics

3

32

Structural Mechanics

3

32

Engineering Materials

3

32

Building Architecture

3

32

Python+SQL server

3

48

Engineering Surveying

3

32

Construction Law and Regulations

3

24

Financial Management in Construction Engineering

4

32

Engineering Structures

4

48

Managerial Operations Research

4

32

Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering

4

40

Building Equipment(plumbing)

4

16

Building Equipment(electrics)

4

16

Applied Statistics

4

32

Engineering Construction

4

48

Optional

BIM Technology Preliminary

5

16

Professional English

6

24

Practical Writing of Engineering Management

7

24

Science and Technology Information Retrieval

7

24

Professional Core

Compulsory

Engineering Economics

5

48

Engineering Project Management

5

48

Engineering Management Information Management

5

48

Project Bidding and Contract Management

6

32

BIM Technology and Application

6

32

Cost Estimating of Construction and Decoration project

6

48

Major-Field Courses

Compulsory

Leadership and Team Management

5

16

Project Cost Management

5

16

Project Investment and Financing

5

32

Introduction to Engineering Management(1

5

8

Real Estate Development

6

32

Construction System Engineering

6

16

Introduction to Engineering Management(2

6

8

Optional

International Project Contracting(Bilingual Course)

6

24

Estimating of International Project Appraisal (Bilingual Course)

7

24

Introduction to Engineering Consulting

7

24

Design and Build

7

24

Construction Project Risk Management

7

24

Real Estate Economics

6

24

Real Estate Finance(Bilingual Course)

7

24

Property Management

7

24

Real Estate Appraisal

7

24

Practice

Compulsory

Military Theory

1

32

Military Training

1

40

Situation and Policy(5-8)

5-8

32

Perceptual Knowledge on Major

2

20

Design of Blueprint Reading

2

20

Design of Housing Structure

3

20

Fieldwork of Surveying in Civil Engineering

3

20

Design Practice in Building and Civil Engineering Structures

4

20

Design Practice in Engineering Construction

4

20

Design Practice in Engineering Economics

5

20

Design Practice in Project Management

5

20

Design Practice in  of BIM Technology and Application

6

20

Design Practice in Estimating of Construction and Decoration Project

6

20

Comprehensive Practice of Cost Engineer

7

160

Design Practice in  Construction Estimating Software

7

80

Simulation of Project Tendering and Bidding

7

40

Graduation Practice

8

40

Graduation Design

8

160



Cost Engineering

Course Type

Course Attribute

Course Title

Semester

Total Class Hours

Major Academic Subjects

Compulsory

Advanced Mathematics A(1)

1

92

Introduction of Engineering Management

1

8

Principle of Management

1

32

Descriptive Geometry B

1

36

Economic Law

1

24

Advanced Mathematics A(2)

2

84

Linear Algebra

2

40

Engineering Mechanics(B)

2

48

Engineering Drawing B

2

36

Principle of Accounting

2

32

Introduction to College physics

2

64

Theory of Probability and Statistics (A)

3

64

Principle of Economics

3

32

Structural Mechanics

3

32

Engineering Materials

3

32

Building Architecture

3

32

Python+SQL server

3

48

Engineering Surveying

3

32

Construction Law and Regulations

3

24

Financial Management in Construction Engineering

4

32

Engineering Structures

4

48

Managerial Operations Research

4

32

Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering

4

32

Building Equipment(plumbing)

4

16

Building Equipment(electrics)

4

16

Engineering Construction

4

48

Optional

Fundamental of Computer Aided Design

3

48

Applied Statistics

4

32

Real Estate Economics

5

32

Real Estate Development

5

24

Essentials of BIM

5

16

Professional English

6

24

Practical Writing of Engineering Management

7

16

Science and Technology Information Retrieval

7

16

Professional Core

Compulsory

Engineering Economics

5

48

Engineering Project Management

5

48

Cost Estimating of Construction and Decoration project

5

48

Project Cost Management

6

32

Project Bidding and Contract Management

6

32

BIM Technology and Application

6

32

Major-Field Courses

Compulsory

Engineering Cost Information Management

5

48

Cost Estimating in Installation Project

7

32

Project Investment and Financing

6

32

Frontier of Project Cost Management

5

16

Optional

Cost Estimating of International Project Appraisal

6

24

Introduction to Green Building

6

24

Cost Estimating of Municipal and Garden Project

7

24

Cost Estimating of Pseudo-classic Architecture

6

24

Engineering Audit

7

24

International Project Contracting (Bilingual Course)

7

24

Introduction to Engineering Consulting

7

24

Property Management

6

24

Real Estate Appraisal

5

24

Construction Cost Case Analysis

7

24

Practice

Compulsory

Perceptual Knowledge on Major

1

20

Design of Engineering Drawing

1

20

Fieldwork of Surveying in Civil Engineering

1

20

Design of Housing Structure

1

20

Design Practice in Building and Civil Engineering Structures

1

20

Design Practice in Engineering Construction

1

20

Design Practice in Project Management

1

20

Design Practice in Estimating of Construction and Decoration Project

1

20

Design Practice in Engineering Economics

1

20

Design Practice in  Construction Estimating Software

4

80

Simulation of Project Tendering and Bidding

1

20

Design Practice in  of BIM Technology and Application

2

40

Comprehensive Practice of Cost Engineer

4

80

Design Practice in Estimating of Installation Project

2

40

Graduation Practice

2

40

Graduation Design

8

160

Design Practice in Engineering Economics

1

20



urban management

Course Type

Course Attribute

Course Title

Semester

Total Class Hours

Major Academic Subjects

Compulsory

Advanced Mathematics A(1)

1

92

Advanced Mathematics A(2)

2

84

Linear Algebra

1

32

Theory of Probability

3

32

Politics★

1

32

Principle of Management★

2

48

Database Technology and its Application

2

32

GIS Application

3

32

Microeconomics★

3

32

Macroeconomics

4

24

Public Management★

3

32

Managerial Operations Research★

5

32

Optional


Engineering drawing

2

32

Administrative law

3

24

Public Policy

4

32

The Management Psychology

2

24

Introduction to Construction Engineering

2

32

Science and Technology Information Retrieval

4

16

Professional Core


Compulsory

Modern Urban Management★

3

48

Urban management regulations★

4

48

Urban Economics★

4

48

Urban Sociology★

5

48

Urban land development and management

4

48

Digital city management★

6

48

Major-Field Courses


Compulsory


Introduction of  City Management

1

16

Social science research methods

4

32

Urban Design Planning

6

32

Public Economics

4

32

Project Financing Management★

5

32

Public project evaluation★

5

32

Introduction to municipal engineering

5

32

Urban traffic management

5

32

Urban Public facility management★

6

32

Engineering project Management

6

32

Introduction to Urban Construction★

6

32

Urban crisis management

6

32

Bidding and contract Management

5

32

Professional BasicOptional


The City in History

2

32

The Urban Geography

5

32

Urban Culture

5

32

Urban Strategic Management

5

24

Applied Statistics

6

32

Civil Service Applied Writing

6

16

Optional


Human Resource Management

3

32

The Financial Management

4

32

Real Estate Economics

4

32

Community Management

6

32

Property Management

6

32

Urban environmental management

7

32

Optional


Electrical business

3

32

Transaction management of public resources

6

32

Bidding and purchasing management

7

32

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

6

32

Practice

Compulsory


Professional practice

2

40

Course design of Urban management

3

40

Data analysis skills and application practice

4

20

Urban management law enforcement practice

4

40

Course design of Public project evaluation

5

20

Bidding procurement simulation

5

20

Course design of Digital city management

6

20

Course design of Principles of urban planning

6

40

Urban operation and management

7

40

Professional practice of Urban management

7

100

Graduation practice

8

60

Graduation design (thesis)

8

90



Business Administration

Course Type

Course Attribute

Course Title

Semester

Total Class Hours

Major Academic Subjects

Compulsory

Introduction of Business Administration

1

16

Advanced Mathematics B(1)

1

64

Linear Algebra

1

40

Advanced Mathematics B(2)

2

64

Theory of Probability

3

32

Database Technology and Application

2

32

Microeconomics

2

32

Management

2

48

Macroeconomics

3

32

Accounting

3

48

Technology economics

3

48

Finance and taxation

3

32

Electrical business

4

32

Economic law

4

48

Applied statistics

4

32

Innovative entrepreneurial management

5

32

Market survey and data analysis

5

32

Management Information System

6

48

Management operations research

6

48

Business English

6

32

Management Communication

6

32

Optional

literature search

3

16

Reading and Plotting of Engineering Drawings

3

24

Introduction of Architecture Engineering

4

24

Economic Practical Writing

5

16

Introduction to construction equipment

5

24

Management accounting

6

24

Logistics and supply chain Management

6

24

Business Negotiation

7

24

Leadership and Team Management

7

24

BIM technology and application

7

24

Professional Core

Compulsory

Marketing

3

48

Organizational behavior

3

48

The financial management

4

48

Human resource management

4

48

Operations management

5

48

Strategy management

6

48

Major-Field Courses

Compulsory

Real estate economics

4

32

Project Investment and Financing

5

32

Real estate project and planning

5

32

Asset Appraisal

5

32

Real Estate Appraisal

6

32

Property management

6

32

Optional


Real estate laws and regulations

5

32

Real estate appraisal practice

6

32

Assets appraisal practice

7

32

Optional


Consumer behavior

5

32

Brand planning and promotion

6

32

Real estate agent

7

32

Practice

Compulsory

Perceptual Knowledge on Major

2

40

Accounting major assignments

2

40

Financial management assignments

2

40

Real Estate Development sand table

1

20

Real estate project planning practice

2

40

ERP Research and Practice

1

20

Data analysis techniques and application

practice

2

40

Virtual enterprise social environment cross

major comprehensive practice

2

40

The enterprise management practice

4

80

Graduation practice

3

60

Graduation thesis

4.5

90


Law

Course Type

Course Attribute

Course Title

Semester

Total Class Hours

Major Academic Subjects

Compulsory

Jurisprudence

1

32

Constitution Law

1

32

Legal History

1

32

Law Method

2

32

Legal English

5

24

Judicial Documents

4

24

the Legal Professional Ethics

1

32

Economic Law

4

48

International Law

1

24

International Economic Law

6

32

Contract Law

5

32

Intellectual Property Law

4

32

Commercial Law

4

48

Labor Law & Social Security Law

1

32

Science of Environment and Resources Protection Law

5

24

International Private Law

5

24

Optional

Law Classics

2

24

American Constitution(bilingual)

3

24

Introduction to Sociology

1

24

Science and Technology Information Retrieval

1

16

Methods of Social Survey and Research

2

24

Introduction to the Profession

1

24

Communication & Writing

1

24

Professional Core

Compulsory

Civil Law

2

48

Civil Law

3

80

Criminal Law

2

64

Criminal Law

3

64

Civil Procedure Law

3

64

Criminal Procedure Law

4

64

Administrative Law and Administrative Procedure

2

48

Major-Field Courses

Compulsory

Construction Law

6

32

Real Estate Law

6

32

Construction  Contract

6

32

Engineering Drawing Reading

4

24

Construction Cost

4

24

Construction Project Management

5

16

Tendering and bidding Law

5

16

Optional

Law of Intellectual Property in Architecture(bilingual)

4

24

Arbitration Law

4

24

The FIDIC Contracts

6

32

Law of Contract in Britain

6

32

Property Management Law

4

24

Research on the Crimes in the Field of Architecture

3

24

Urban and Rural Planning Law

3

24

Engineering Practice

6

24

International Investment Law

5

32

International Engineering Oral English

5

32

International Engineering English Writing

6

32

Beijing Moot Court Competition

5

32

CIETAC CUP

5

32

Practice

Compulsory

Military Theory

1/2

36

Military Training

1

112

Situation and Policy(5-8)

5-8

32

Legal Awareness

2

40

Graduation Thesis Proposal

7

20

Social Practice

7

108

Graduation Field Work

7

200

Professional Training

8

120

Graduation Thesis and Defense

8

100

Moot Court Competition

4

40

Students innovative and pioneering

1-8

40



Social Work

Course Type

Course Attribute

Course Title

Semester

Total Class Hours

Major Academic Subjects

Compulsory

Introduction to Sociology

1

48

Social Psychology

1

48

Psychology Consulting Theory & Methodology

2

32

Modern Thoughts in Social Welfare

4

32

Introduction to Social Security

3

32

Social Statistics

3

48

Professional English for Social Work

6

32

Introduction to Social Policy

4

48

Advanced Mathematics(D)

2

32

Statistics Package for Social Science

5

24

Optional

Science and Technology Information Retrieval

3

24

Law and Social Work

6

24

Qualative Research Methodology

6

32

Practical Writing

2

32

Community Building and Management

3

32

Professional Core

Compulsory

Introduction to Social Work

1

48

Human Behavior and Social Environment

2

32

Social Case Work

3

48

Group Work

4

48

Community Work

5

48

Social Survey & Research Method

4

32

Social Administration

6

48

Ethics in Social Work

2

32

Major-Field Courses

Compulsory

Personality and Abnormal Psychology

2

48

Social Work with Family

6

32

Social Work on Aging

6

32

Adolescence Social Work

5

32

Social Case Work Practice & Case Management

4

32

Group Work Practice

5

32

Community Work Practice

6

32

Social Problem Research

7

32

Optional

Social Worker Self-Development

1

24

Social Work for the Disabled

6

32

Urban & Rural Social Work

7

32

Social Work with Children

7

32

Women's Social Work

6

32

School Social Work

6

32

Non-Government Organization

6

32

Enterprise Social Work

6

32

Human Resources Management

7

32

Community Planning and Community Building

7

32

Mental Health Clinical Work

7

32

Environmental Social Work

6

32

Theory of Social Work

7

32

Practice

Compulsory

Military Theory

1

36

Military Training

1

112

Situation and Policy(5-8)

5-8

32

Graduation Thesis Topic Selection & Thesis Beginning Guidance

7

60

Graduation Thesis and Defense

8

100

Graduation Practice

8

120

Professional Understanding of Social Work

Practice

2

60

Case work Lab

3

40

Social Survey

4

40

Term Paper

5

60

Social Work Program Planning and Management

5

80

Agency Practice One

6

80

Agency Practice Two

6

80

Professional Comprehensive Practice

7

80