Deakin University

Graduate Diploma of Construction Management

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Benefit from a case-based approach to learning and explore the theory and practice of construction management. You will gain a basic understanding of the construction industry and construction projects, and graduate with the knowledge to begin a career as a construction professional. Deakin’s Graduate Diploma of Construction Management is designed for graduates from a related built environment discipline looking to extend their knowledge and transition into the construction industry.It is also suitable for graduates with demonstrable professional experience in construction, through public or private enterprises, wanting to formalise their entry into the construction management profession.You will work in a multi-disciplinary context to gain knowledge on construction management, quantity surveying, Building Information Modelling and environmental systems.


8 credit points


  • Construction management

Standard entry requirements

  • Entry will be based on performance in: Bachelor degree in related discipline, OR
  • Bachelor degree in any discipline plus 2 years relevant professional work experience (or part-time equivalent), OR
  • Completion of Graduate Certificate in Construction Management or equivalent, OR
  • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent. 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.

Study pathways

Graduate Certificate of Construction Management (S591). Students may also wish to study S792 Master of Construction Management (Professional).

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
Geelong Waterfront Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year

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