Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Develop an in-depth understanding of the business of construction, from economics and law to technology. Deakin’s Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) equips you with market-ready skills for construction management, quantity surveying and property development. Work confidently across projects large and small, with a strong focus on practical learning, you will develop the initiative and ability to hit the ground running.Undertaking industry placements will help you kickstart your professional experience while building professional networks, technical knowledge and skills. Collaborate with Deakin’s architecture students to gain a sound understanding across both disciplines. This experience prepares you for the real world and ensures you graduate with the well-rounded and adaptable skillset employers are looking for.
32 credit points over 4 years. The Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) may be completed in less than four years by taking selected units in trimester 3. This also provides for greater flexibility.
- Construction management
Standard entry requirements
VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.This course uses the ATAR and your entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. Refer to the Deakin University website for more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience.Personal statement. Applicants who wish their work and volunteer/other experience to be considered as part of their application for entry are required to submit a personal statement with details of their work and volunteer/other experience, motivation to study and any other factors relevant to their application for the course.
This course is professionally accredited by industry. As a graduate of this course students will have completed the academic requirements for membership of the Australian Institute of Building (AIB), the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). It is recognised for practice in more than 50 countries, providing a global passport for work in this field in Australia and overseas.
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Graduates may find employment as a construction manager, estimator, project manager or quantity surveyor in a range of industry organisations such as contractors, property developers and consulting firms. Opportunities also exist in the property and facilities divisions of companies that are responsible for large property portfolios.