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:

International: $115,200

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:


Provider CRICOS: 00122A

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City 80 No Full time 4 years
Founded in 1887, RMIT became a university in 1992. It offers both higher education and vocational education courses with over 82,000 students including 31,160 international students, of whom 18,860 are taught outside Australia (almost 7,000 at RMIT Vietnam).

Over 900 courses exist to graduate at all levels, including certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas and associate, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. RMIT University is a global university of technology and design offering areas of study including: aerospace and aviation; architecture, building and planning; art and design; business; communication; community and welfare; computing and information systems; education and training; engineering and related technologies; environment; health sciences; humanities, social sciences and legal; manufacturing and processing; and science and mathematics.

RMIT has three campuses in Melbourne, Australia, with smaller sites at Hamilton and Point Cook. Main campus in Melbourne's CBD is spread over a number of Melbourne city blocks. There are art galleries, cinemas, bookshops and cafes on campus. The Brunswick campus is six kilometres from the city and offers state-of-the-art specialist graphic technology, fashion and textile facilities - with access to the on-campus International Fibre Centre. The Bundoora campus is set in extensive parklands and offers courses in life sciences, education and manufacturing/mechanical engineering.

RMIT also two campuses in Vietnam and a centre in Barcelona, Spain. They also offer programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Belgium, Spain and Germany, and enjoy research and industry partnerships on every continent.

RMIT was awarded the Premier's Award for International Education and the award for Excellence in the inaugural Victorian International Education Awards.

Provider CRICOS: 00122A

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