|Guaranteed ATAR||70 This is the ATAR level at which an offer of admission is guaranteed, subject to any other non-ATAR criteria being met.|
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
|Intake||February or July
July intake only available to students with sufficient credit for recognised learning.
|Duration||4 years full-time|
The construction management degree prepares you for a wide range of professional roles in the building and construction industry.
This course is management-oriented and focuses on a broad range of interrelated disciplines including domestic, commercial and civil construction. You will be taught by a dedicated team of professionals with qualifications and experience in construction-related disciplines.
Core subjects include construction technology, measurement and estimating, project management, contracts administration, building law and economics, and communication and computer skills.
Before you complete your course, you will undertake 80 days of work experience during vacation time to further enhance your skills and knowledge.
The core subject areas you will study are:
You will study the physical elements of construction and how they go together to form a complete structure. You will also discuss material components and examine their impact on the natural environment.
Measurement and estimating
You will calculate the cost of work and materials required in building the construction project, and learn the techniques and principles used to arrive at these figures.
You will learn how to review the management of projects. Specific topics covered include industrial relations, safety and health issues, time management, site management, quality management and property development.
You will learn the legal aspects applied to construction and building contracts while the project is in progress.
You will study contemporary techniques appropriate to cost planning and building design options. You will learn the economic framework of construction, including value management.
Communication is fundamental to construction. All forms, written, visual and oral, are assessed. You will also gain knowledge of computer applications. This unit underpins all the above subject areas.