Bachelor of Applied Science - Construction Management (Honours)

RMIT University

Students acquire the skills needed to succeed in planning, coordination and control of a construction management project from inception to completion. This course provides a solid academic foundation for the construction management, project management and quantity surveying professions. Students gain an understanding of how buildings and assets are created and acquired through key construction management skills such as planning, costing and scheduling. Students also take studies in sustainability, law, economics and leadership, undertaking three research related subjects in the last 1.5 years of the course. Graduates working in these professions are likely to organise and manage a vast number of people and resources across the building process to ensure the safe delivery of quality buildings to clients, including high rise office buildings and apartments, factories, hotels, houses, complex hospitals or tourist facilities.

Course Fee:

Australian: $115,200
International: $122,880

Entry Requirements:

Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) Units 3 and 4: satisfactory completion of any Mathematics; Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.


Year 1-The first year will introduce you to the construction and property industries, and set the foundations for your learning for the following three years. You will also be taught basic construction management skills. Year 2-Studying the construction process and technology in greater detail, you'll learn how to plan, cost and schedule construction. Your studies will also cover how buildings work and what is required to create sustainable structures. To help you become an industry leader, you will be given broader skills in areas such as law, economics and leadership. Year 3-Third-year courses explore commercial construction in greater detail and you'll gain the skills to manage complex construction projects. A research methods course will build the foundation for your research project in Year 4. Year 4-Your final year prepares you to move into industry, offering insights into the construction environment and latest trends.

Subjects you can Study:

Building, Construction, Contracts and tenders, Quantity surveying.

Study Pathways:

Graduates of the Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) and the Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural) are eligible for exemptions of up to 1.5 years from the 4-year degree.

Further information:

The type of careers this qualification leads to may include site manager, construction manager, quantity surveyor, project manager.


It is accredited under the following industry bodies: Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Australian Institute of Chartered Surveyors (AIQS), Australian Institute of Building (AIB).

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City No info No Full time 4 years

Why Study With Us

One of Australia's original tertiary institutions, RMIT University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with industry and the community.

RMIT is renowned for its excellence in Art and Design; Architecture; Education; Engineering; Development; Computer Science and Information Systems; Business and Management; and Communication and Media Studies.

RMIT prides itself on its strong industry connections forged over 130 years. Collaboration with industry is integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.

RMIT is a values-led institution and is dedicated to operating sustainably, respecting Indigenous cultures and supporting intellectual freedom. 

RMIT has outstanding teachers and is one of the top ranked universities for staff qualification.

Facilities & Services

RMIT’s three campuses in Melbourne (City, Brunswick and Bundoora) are located on the unceded lands of the people of the Woi Wurrung and Boon Wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation.

As a global university, RMIT has two campuses in Vietnam and a research and industry collaboration centre in Spain. We also offer programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Belgium, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.

Our cutting-edge facilities, including the newly opened New Academic Street, Swanston Academic Building and Design Hub represent our commitment to developing world-class learning, teaching, training and research spaces.

Students have instant access to a range of activities and programs designed to make the university experience unforgettable.

The support services and networks available at RMIT are designed to help students succeed and remain healthy and happy.

Student services include:

  • International student support and personal counselling
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  • Student clubs and social, cultural and sporting activities
  • Spiritual support.

Admission and selection

Applying to RMIT? Local and international students can access all information on the RMIT website

Study options

At RMIT, you'll experience an education that equips you with practical skills, inspires you with ideas and prepares you for the workplaces of the future. RMIT connects students with industry mentors and collaborate on projects with real organisations so that you can advance your career. 

RMIT provides you with a diverse range of education options, from apprenticeships, traineeships and certificates to associate and bachelor degrees, and postgraduate degrees by coursework or research. 

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The university also has a range of pathway programs that allow students to work their way from one program to another until they reach the degree they want. Our pathways are more than just regular pre-university programs – many give students guaranteed entry into higher qualifications, and credit to reduce the cost and time needed to complete a degree.

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