Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Bachelor of Urban Development (Honours) (Quantity Surveying and Cost Engineering)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

Provide advice on the financial and legal aspects of construction and buildings. Undertake field trips and site visits, and receive professional accreditation to graduate job ready. In your first year, you’ll complete your common units, laying the foundations for the remainder of your course. You’ll explore the built environment, and receive an introduction to construction management, structures and residential construction, urban development economics and law, and integrated construction. From there, your studies will prepare you to provide professional advice to the construction industry on the financial and legal aspects of new constructions, as well as the operation of existing buildings. You will learn complex construction techniques and methodologies, business skills—including management issues, contract administration, and cost planning and controls. You will gain an in-depth understanding of commercial construction, measurement, estimating and services, and heavy engineering. In your final year, you will explore advanced concepts of quantity surveying and cost engineering. You’ll gain an understanding of construction legislation and risk management in the energy and resources sectors. Your studies will culminate in a major research project showcasing your acquired skills. Throughout your studies, you’ll be applying what you learn to real-world projects. You’ll also have access to site visits and industry speakers. You will complete 30 days of work experience through your work integrated learning unit.


384 credit points

Standard entry requirements

  • Before you start this course, we assume you have sound knowledge of the subject/s listed below. If you don't have the subject knowledge, you can still apply for the course but we strongly encourage you to undertake bridging studies to gain the knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C). If you're a current Queensland Year 12 student, you may be eligible to receive an offer for this course on the last day of Queensland Year 12, before receiving your ATAR or selection rank.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Gardens Point Domestic: $38,800
International: $132,400
  • ATAR: 70.00
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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