Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics

Holmesglen Institute

This course is a four-year degree designed to meet the professional requirements for accreditation by the Australian Institute of Building and the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors. The course embraces the construction management and quantity surveying fields of study, which are generally considered to fall within the management disciplines and financial administration of building projects through their life cycle. The first three years of the course focus on building a foundation of knowledge and skills that prepare you for a wide range of possible graduate vocational occupations in the building industry. All academic staff in the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics have extensive, relevant industry/professional experience and higher education teaching experience.

Course Fee:

Australian: $46,844
International: $74,800

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent


This course comprises of 23 subjects of six credit points each, four subjects of 12 credits points each and one elective subject.

Subjects you can Study:

Building; Building (construction methods); Building (economics); Building (estimating); Building (surveying); Building contract administration; Building law and building practice; Construction; Construction management

Study Pathways:

Students choosing to exit the course after successful completion of the core 20 subjects will be eligible for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Built Environment) but will be ineligible to enrol to undertake the fourth year only of the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics or Bachelor of Building Surveying.

Further information:

Graduates may find successful employment within the building and construction industry in roles as diverse as assistant construction manager, assistant superintendent, building inspector, construction manager, construction planner and supervisor, contracts administrator, cost estimator, quantity surveyor (QS), site manager, superintendent and project manager.


The course is accredited and/or recognized by the following organizations: Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors AIQS; Australian Institute of Building AIB; Victorian Building Authority VBA

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00012G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Chadstone No info Online
Chadstone No info Full time 4 years
Chadstone No info Part time 6 years
Holmesglen is one of the largest providers of Vocational and Higher Education in Victoria. Holmesglen delivers over 600 courses to more than 50,000 students, with around 4,000 international student enrolments. Holmesglen courses include: Degree and Graduate Certificate courses; Apprenticeships and Pre-apprenticeships in Engineering, Hospitality, Horticulture, Furnishing and Building and Construction trades such as Bricklaying, Carpentry, Flooring, Glass and Glazing, Plastering and Plumbing and over 200 nationally accredited Certificates, Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas, with many courses offering a flexible approach to study (part time, full time, weekend, evening and off campus options available) and a pathway to higher education streams and adult short courses, bridging and preparatory courses, English language programs, trade accreditation and testing, and corporate and industry programs. Holmesglen also offers online training in business and management in partnership with the Registered Training Organisation, Ducere. Courses are delivered online by Ducere but are accredited through Holmesglen.

Provider CRICOS: 00012G

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