School of Construction Economics and Management (SCEM)
The School of Construction, Economics and Management at ARU formerly the Building Economics Department was established in 1978 under the then Ardhi Institute. It is the only unit, which provides full time tertiary education in Building Economics in the country. In addition, the department plays a major role in quantity surveying and related activities in the country. The department gets students from all East African countries. Building Economics graduates are employed in education sector, as teachers in technical colleges, private and public firms undertaking construction activities, private and public consultancy firms and self-employed as contractors, consultants and related fields.